Stodge City is in the grip of the Rumpo Kid and his gang. Mistaken identity again takes a hand as a "sanitary engineer" (plumber) by the name of Marshal P. Knutt is mistaken for a law marshal! Being the conscientious sort, Marshal tries to help the town get rid of Rumpo, and a showdown is inevitable. Marshal has two aids - revenge-seeking Annie Oakley and his sanitary expertise...

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Stodge City is in the grip of the Rumpo Kid and his gang. Mistaken identity again takes a hand as a "sanitary engineer" (plumber) by the name of Marshal P. Knutt is mistaken for a law marshal! Being the conscientious sort, Marshal tries to help the town get rid of Rumpo, and a showdown is inevitable. Marshal has two aids - revenge-seeking Annie Oakley and his sanitary expertise... Written by Simon N. McIntosh-Smith <Simon.N.Smith@cs.cf.ac.uk>

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Trivia

Eric Rogers' brother Alan Rogers wrote the saloon song "This is the night for love" and if you look closely you can see Alan playing the piano in the saloon. See more »

Goofs

Jim Dale demolishes the desk in the Inquiries office, which ends with him putting the top back on and the Inquiries sign on it. The man behind the desk then leans on it, demolishing it again, but as Jim Dale leaves the office, the view from outside shows the desk top back in place, complete with the Inquiries sign. See more »

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Big Heap: This is my squaw, Kitikata. I bought her for two buffalo skins.
Charlie: How.
Johnny Finger: Never mind how, where!
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Featured in The Unforgettable Joan Sims (2002) See more »

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Can Can
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From "Orpheus In The Underworld"
Written by Jacques Offenbach
Played in the saloon
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A classic!
6 September 2003 | by (England) – See all my reviews

This is probably the best film in the Carry On series.

This would be far more critically well received if were not part of a series. The acting is unusually good, as are the sets and costumes.

It is hardly intellectually stimulating, but it isn't supposed to be.

I know I am not exactly comparing like with like, but 'Annie Hall', for example is a far cleverer film, yet it didn't make me laugh as much. Surely laughter is the main, possibly the only reason for watching a comedy.


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