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Carry on Screaming! (1966)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Horror | 7 April 1967 (USA)
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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Carry On Screaming with the Hilarious CARRY ON Gang!! See more »

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Comedy | Horror

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7 April 1967 (USA)  »

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Carry on Vampire  »

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Trivia

Jim Dale loathed Angela Douglas' screaming when they had to film their scene in the woods. He later claimed that every time she had to do it, she did it a little louder, and it was always by his ear. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Det Sgt. Bung: I've been up till half six looking for a woman.
Emily Bung: That should be something you're good at, looking for women.
Det Sgt. Bung: I wouldn't say that, last time I tried I found you.
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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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Featured in In Search of Dracula with Jonathan Ross (1996) See more »

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Johnny Todd
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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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