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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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Carry on Vampire  »

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Trivia

Charles Hawtrey replaced Sydney Bromley in the role of Dan Dann. Apparently, this was an eleventh hour casting choice made at the request of the film's American distributors. See more »

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Despite being set in the early 1900s, television aerials can be seen in some exterior scenes. See more »

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Det Sgt. Bung: A young lady has disappeared and we're anxious to trace her whereabouts.
Dr. Watt: Oh? Whereabouts?
Det Sgt. Bung: Hereabouts.
Albert: At ten o'clock.
Det Sgt. Bung: Or thereabouts.
Constable Slobotham: In this vicinity.
Det Sgt. Bung: Or roundabouts.
Constable Slobotham: We're police officers.
Albert: Or layabouts.
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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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Followed by Carry on Behind (1975) See more »

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Carry on Screaming
by Myles Rudge and Ted Dicks (as Ted Dick)
Sung by Ray Pilgrim (as Anon)
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Zombies that make you laugh
29 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you are looking for a zombie film, this will not satisfy you. Sure, it has zombies, but they are too busy devising double entendres and references to Abbott and Costello bits or other films to be gnawing on flesh.

Speaking of flesh, Fenella Fielding was just about the hottest vampire I could imagine for the day.

Her brother, played by Kenneth Williams, was a hoot. He played the gayest Dr Frankenstein character I ever saw.

I had never seen Jim Dale before, and he was excellent. I only knew Dale as the reader of the Harry Potter books. I spent many hours with him as i listened to all of them many times over. Now, I find that he is an excellent actor to boot.

If you like British comedy, and I certainly do, then this is one film you should see. I can't wait to see more of them.


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