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The sinister Dr Watt has an evil scheme going. He's kidnapping beautiful young women and turning them into mannequins to sell to local stores. Fortunately for Dr Watt, Detective-Sergeant Bung is on the case, and he doesn't have a clue! In this send up of the Hammer Horror movies, there are send-ups of all the horror greats from Frankenstein to Dr Jekyl and Mr Hyde. Written by Simon N. McIntosh-Smith <Simon.N.Smith@cs.cf.ac.uk>

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Do you believe in ghoulies and ghosts and things that go bump in the night? Do you shudder at the clunking of chains? Cringe from the dull, hollow, mournful moans? . . . Then You'll Carry On Screaming See more »

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This was the last Carry On film distributed by Anglo-Amalgamated. Stuart Levy had died and Nat Cohen, his partner made it known that the Carry Ons were too low brow, as he wanted to move up market, even though the films had been extremely profitable for the company. Rank took over distribution. See more »

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When Oddbod turns the handle which carries the cage in which the dummy is being carried, prior to it being dropped in the vat, the attached cables do not move. See more »

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[Mr Jones reveals that the only thing missing is the duummy that looked like Doris]
Det Sgt. Bung: You haven't guessed who took it?
Constable Slobotham: I've only been on the job an hour, Sergent!
Det Sgt. Bung: Well, you take a week to think it over, while I go and get him!
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The title page at the beginning of the film shows the year as MCMXVI i.e. 1916. See more »

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Follows Carry on Cleo (1964) See more »

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Drink to Me Only With Thine eyes
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Lyrics by Ben Jonson
Performed by Kenneth Williams
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"Foul Feet Smell Something Horrible"
3 January 2005 | by (Derby, UK) – See all my reviews

This one was my favourite Carry On when a kid, it's one of a few I can force myself to watch nowadays. I think I could stick with Khyber and Cleo but the rest forget it. Throughout the series from '58 to '70 there were some good moments, some ace smart-ass one-liners but a lot of swamp to crawl through, the humour eventually ending up in the gutter from '70 on. I left them all to it there and then.

Harry Corbett and Kenneth Williams have some great lines, in this version of Frankenstein - stealing women to "vitrify" into shop dummies. Williams: "I wish I was dead"; Fielding: "Don't you remember, you are"; Williams: "Oh yes. What a life!" And on and on, knockabout Music Hall and Variety stuff, some original but plenty borrowed from all sources from Abbott and Costello, the Addams Family, Will Hay etc. But in COS it generally works: therefore I admit I must still like it. I wish that Sid James had been in it as well, but I'm glad Barbara Windsor wasn't.

Maybe it's my rose-tinted spectacles kicking in with this one, but why on Earth do the Carry On films generally seem more popular now in the Noughties UK than 30 years ago?


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