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Carry on Cowboy (1966)

 -  Comedy | Western  -  March 1966 (UK)
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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...

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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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How the west was hilariously lost!! [Australia] See more »

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The main street has a turn at each end to disguise the fact that there was no wild prairie at Pinewood See more »

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A snatch of 'America the Beautiful' is heard, but this song was first published many years after the setting of the film. See more »

Quotes

Belle Armitage: [admiring his gun] My, but you got a big one!
Johnny Finger: I'm from Texas, ma'am. We all got big ones down there.
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Followed by Carry on Screaming! (1966) 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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Carry on in the saddle
12 April 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I have a weakness for western movies and maybe that's the reason why I enjoy this one so much when I find so many others in the series to be bland and boring. It predates Blazing Saddles and, to my mind, makes better use of genre clichés.

Sid James is superb as the Rumpo Kid. As are the rest of the regulars though Kenneth Williqams' accent takes some getting used to. The studio sets look suitably like the American frontier and the plot involves all the western conventions from cowardly sheriffs, Indians and the obligatory bar room brawl.

Carry on laughing indeed.


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