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Carnaby, M.D. (1966)
"Doctor in Clover" (original title)

 |  Comedy  |  August 1967 (USA)
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Doctor in Clover is another 'Doctor' movie, but this time Leslie Phillips is the main doctor in the story, looking for love and romance from the hospital nurses, much to the annoyance of ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Dr. Gaston Grimsdyke
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Shirley Anne Field ...
Nurse Bancroft
John Fraser ...
Dr. Miles Grimsdyke
Joan Sims ...
Matron Sweet
Arthur Haynes ...
Tarquin Wendover
Fenella Fielding ...
Tatiana Rubikov
Jeremy Lloyd ...
Lambert Symington
Noel Purcell ...
O'Malley
Robert Hutton ...
Rock Stewart
Eric Barker ...
Prof. Halfbeck
Terry Scott ...
Robert the hairdresser
Norman Vaughan ...
TV commentator
Elizabeth Ercy ...
Jeannine Belmond
Alfie Bass ...
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Doctor in Clover is another 'Doctor' movie, but this time Leslie Phillips is the main doctor in the story, looking for love and romance from the hospital nurses, much to the annoyance of the main Administrator (James Robertson Justice) who wants his doctors to be 100% focussed on the job. Numerous antics follow, with Phillips getting Justice fixed up with the new prim-and-proper Matron (Joan Sims) and his attempted failures to lure the hospital's beauty, the physiotherapist. Written by Graeme Huggan <hia95gh@sheffield.ac.uk>

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The Newest and Funniest 'DOCTOR" of them all!

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Follows Doctor in Distress (1963) See more »

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Doctor In Clover
Music by John Scott (uncredited)
with lyrics by Rick Jones and sung by Kiki Dee
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Doctor Jumps The Shark
30 August 2003 | by (Stockton, England) – See all my reviews

The sixth movie in the long-running "Doctor" comedy series sees the format begin to show it's age. The series, which had by now ran for over twelve years has now more or less lost it's direction. In place of Dirk Bogarde's Simon Sparrow we have Leslie Phillips,who does his best with a script which abandons the wit of the earlier movies and replaces it with second-rate slapstick.

Once again James Robertson Justice's Lancalot Spratt is the main reason to watch this movie, but the sub-plot (Spratt clashes with Matron Joan Sims, over his pet parrot)is possibly the weakest of the series and JRJ has all too few scenes.

Compared to the Carry On's which were now hitting their peak, this movie seems jaded, lacking laughs as well as looking cheap. It's watchable enough, thanks to the efforts of the cast, but should have been far funnier.




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