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Director:
Writers:
Talbot Rothwell (original screenplay) and
Sid Colin (original screenplay)
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Release Date:
June 1964 (UK) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Cloak And Dagger Operations Exposed. Secret Agent Charlie Bind O.O.O.H! Takes The Lid Off The Funniest Spy Story Of The Year! [Australian Daybill Movie Poster] See more »
Plot:
A top secret chemical formula has been stolen by STENCH (the Society for the Total Extinction of Non-Conforming Humans)... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Kenneth Williams ... Desmond Simkins

Barbara Windsor ... Daphne Honeybutt

Bernard Cribbins ... Harold Crump
Charles Hawtrey ... Charlie Bind
Eric Barker ... The Chief
Dilys Laye ... Lila

Jim Dale ... Carstairs
Richard Wattis ... Cobley

Eric Pohlmann ... The Fat Man
Victor Maddern ... Milchmann
Judith Furse ... Doctor Crow

John Bluthal ... Head Waiter / Doctor Crow - voice
Renee Houston ... Madame
Jack Taylor ... Thug
Tom Clegg ... Doorman
Bill Cummings ... Thug
Gertan Klauber ... Code Clerk (as Gerton Klauber)
Frank Forsyth ... Professor Stark

Norman Mitchell ... Native Policeman
Anthony Baird ... Guard
Derek Sydney ... Algerian Gent
Patrick Durkin ... Guard
Jill Mai Meredith ... Cigarette Girl
Hugh Futcher ... Bed-of-Nails Native
Angela Ellison ... Cloakroom Girl
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gloria Best ... Funhouse Girl (uncredited)
Cyril Chamberlain ... Bit Part (uncredited)
Pauline Chamberlain ... Train Passenger (uncredited)
Marian Collins ... Amazon Guard (uncredited)
Sally Douglas ... Amazon Guard (uncredited)
Nora Gordon ... Elderly Woman (uncredited)
Olive Gregg ... Sergeant (voice) (uncredited)
John Jardine ... Guard (uncredited)
Judi Johnson ... Funhouse Girl (uncredited)
Maya Koumani ... Amazon Guard (uncredited)
Tutte Lemkow ... Man in Marketplace (uncredited)
Jane Lumb ... Amazon Guard (uncredited)
Christine Rodgers ... Amazon Guard (uncredited)
Vicki Smith ... Amazon Guard (uncredited)
Virginia Tyler ... Funhouse Girl (uncredited)
Audrey Wilson ... Amazon Guard (uncredited)
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Directed by
Gerald Thomas 
 
Writing credits
Talbot Rothwell (original screenplay) and
Sid Colin (original screenplay)

Produced by
Frank Bevis .... associate producer
Peter Rogers .... producer
 
Original Music by
Eric Rogers 
 
Cinematography by
Alan Hume (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Archie Ludski 
 
Art Direction by
Alex Vetchinsky  (as A. Vetchinsky)
 
Costume Design by
Yvonne Caffin 
 
Makeup Department
Biddy Chrystal .... hairdressing
W.T. Partleton .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Donald Toms .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Peter Bolton .... assistant director
Nigel Wooll .... third assistant director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Bill Daniels .... sound recordist
Christopher Lancaster .... sound editor
C.C. Stevens .... sound recordist
Charlie McFadden .... boom operator (uncredited)
Otto Snel .... sound recordist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Wally Armitage .... special effects supervisor (uncredited)
Martin Gutteridge .... special effects (uncredited)
Jimmy Harris .... special effects (uncredited)
Fred Heather .... special effects (uncredited)
Garth Inns .... special effects (uncredited)
Jimmy Ward .... special effects (uncredited)
Jack Woodbridge .... special effects (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Godfrey A. Godar .... camera operator (as Godfrey Godar)
 
Music Department
Eric Rogers .... conductor
 
Other crew
Nat Cohen .... presenter
Penny Daniels .... continuity
Stuart Levy .... presenter
 
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Runtime:
87 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Certification:
Australia:G (DVD rating) | Australia:PG (VHS rating) | Australia:G (theatrical) | UK:A (original rating) (passed with cuts) | UK:U (tv rating) | UK:U (video rating) (1988) (2001) (2006)

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Trivia:
The first film in the series to feature "Carry On..." regular Barbara Windsor.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: British Army sentries at the entrance to the secret research institute are armed with MP40 sub-machine guns - used by the German Army in World War Two. For the time of the film's production they should have had either the L1A1 self loading rifle or the L2A1 Sterling Sub Machine gun (although it would have been more forgivable if they had used the forerunners to these, the SMLE bolt action rifle and Sten machine gun as oppose to WW2 German weapons).See more »
Quotes:
[Daphne Honeybutt and Charlie Bind arrive at the villains' secret lair]
Daphne Honeybutt aka Agent Brown Cow:It must be their headquarters!
[Charlie Bind ogles a female technician who is bent over some equipment]
Charlie Bind:Looks more like their hindquarters.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Cor, Blimey! (2000) (TV)See more »

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11 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
This Was A Surprise!, 18 June 2004
Author: richard.fuller1

After "Carry On Cabby", I expected "Carry On Spying" to descend into the campy sixties, but truthfully, this one was entertaining. Without regulars Sid James, Hattie Jacques (I suspect she was offered the villianess role) and Kenneth Conner, I expected this one to focus entirely on Williams buffoonery.

He was more of a nitwit here than a snotty know-it-all, but he was given the spotlight this time.

So this was Barbara Windsor! She truly was entertaining and not just because of her physique. She's not boring to watch or listen to.

Obviously Bernard Cribbins was filling in the Kenneth Conner spot, and quite honestly, Cribbins (whom I only know from the Doctor Who movies with Peter Cushing) he wasn't as Jim Carrey-esque as Conner has been in the previous films.

What an entertaining series this is, watching the transition from "Carry On Sergeant" to "Carry On Spying" thus far. I do look forward to what I have left to see of these films.

After this, it is on to "Carry On Cleo"!

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