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Carry on Screaming! (1966)

 -  Comedy | Horror  -  7 April 1967 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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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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The one and only ever "Carry On" movie starring actor-comedian Harry H. Corbett. See more »

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When Sergeant Bung wakes up in the bathtub and hits his head on the hot water tank, padding is visible on the bottom of the tank. See more »

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Det Sgt. Bung: Now then, your name please.
Dr. Watt: Doctor Watt.
Constable Slobotham: Doctor who, sir?
Dr. Watt: Watt. "Who" was my uncle, or was - I haven't seen him in ages!.
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Crazy Credits

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 Jack (1963) 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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Entertaining Without Being A Classic Comedy Horror
3 January 2005 | by (Isle Of Bute , Scotland) – See all my reviews

I had often thought this was the best movie in the CARRY ON series , an opinion brought about by the fact that there's a couple of DOCTOR WHO references and that it combines the genres of comedy and horror . After seeing it recently I would say that both CARRY ON CLEO and CARRY ON UP THE KYHBER are better movies But CARRY ON SCREAMING still remains one of the better films in the series even if ( Or because )it's off centre with its peers : the main character is played by an actor who's not a regular member of the cast , there's references to other popular TV shows of the time like Z-CARS and STEPTOE AND SON , and there's little of the cringe making innuendo seen in the later movies .

There are some flaws that may rile fans of the post modernist SCREAM movies like no one noticing monsters stalking the woods or a lack of internal continuity where monsters being able to knock down doors then not being able to when the script requires it but CARRY ON SCREAMING remains a fairly entertaining movie almost 40 years after it was made


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