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Carry on Doctor (1968)

PG | | Comedy | 1968 (Australia)
The popular Dr Kilmore is sacked after being discovered in a compromising position on the roof of the nurses' home. The patients are determined not to lose him, and so take on the might of ... See full summary »

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The popular Dr Kilmore is sacked after being discovered in a compromising position on the roof of the nurses' home. The patients are determined not to lose him, and so take on the might of the "cutting" Dr Tinkle and the overpowering Matron. Written by Simon N. McIntosh-Smith <Simon.N.Smith@cs.cf.ac.uk>

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That "Carry On" Gang is playing Doctor with the Sexiest Nurses in town! See more »

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Carry On Again Nurse  »

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The exterior shots of the hospital are actually of Maidenhead (in Berkshire, England) Town Hall. See more »

Goofs

Nurse May's bikini top is undone while she is sunbathing on the roof of the nurses' home. After she turns over, she sees Dr. Kilmore and stands up screaming while still holding the towel in front of her and her top has been done up again. See more »

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[romantically in the operating theatre to each other in thought and not in voice]
Matron: What a wonderful man you are, oh how I love you.
Dr. Kenneth Tinkle: Oh how I love you.
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Title Sketches by Larry See more »

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Referenced in Carry on Camping (1969) See more »

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Laughter is the Best Medicine
19 July 2013 | by (Hampshire, England) – See all my reviews

The Carry On gang are admitted to hospital once again for more medical mirth-making, the marvellous ensemble cast bringing to life an eclectic range of eccentric characters. Jim Dale plays bumbling Dr. Kilmore, who is forced to resign by conniving Matron (Hattie Jacques) and egotistical Dr. Tinkle (Kenneth Williams) who falsely accuse him of the sexual harassment of several nurses (including ditzy Babs Windsor and the lovely Anita Harris). Sid James, Bernard Bresslaw, Frankie Howerd, Charles Hawtree and Peter Butterworth are among the crazy patients who decide to use whatever means necessary to force a confession from the devious pair and have the wronged physician reinstated.

Not quite as ribald as the 70s movies, but not without its saucy moments, the fourteenth in the Carry On series is a delightful mixture of harmless slapstick, mild innuendo and cheap titillation. Even though I tend to prefer the period piece/genre Carry On films to the contemporary efforts, Carry On Doctor remains a firm favourite thanks to memorable performances and a sparkling script packed full of priceless moments, such as the classic 'What a lovely looking pear' gag, Harris accidentally having her skirt pulled down on the hospital roof, and a few textbook 'phwooarrrs' from a variety of randy men as Babs wiggles her way to the wards.


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