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Follow That Camel
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Director:
Writer:
Talbot Rothwell (screenplay)
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Release Date:
September 1967 (UK) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
You'll laugh up a (sand) storm when the "Carry-On" Gang invade the Sa(her)a See more »
Plot:
A bogus legionaire proves his mettle during an arab attack. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Phil Silvers ... Sergeant Nocker
Kenneth Williams ... Commandant Maximilian Burger

Jim Dale ... Bertram Oliphant 'Bo' West
Charles Hawtrey ... Captain Le Pice
Joan Sims ... Zig-Zig
Angela Douglas ... Lady Jane Ponsonby
Peter Butterworth ... Simpson

Bernard Bresslaw ... Sheikh Abdul Abulbul
Anita Harris ... Corktip

John Bluthal ... Corporal Clotski
William Mervyn ... Sir Cyril Ponsonby
Peter Gilmore ... Captain Humphrey Bagshaw

Julian Holloway ... Ticket Collector
Larry Taylor ... Riff
William Hurndell ... Raff
David Glover ... Hotel Manager
Julian Orchard ... Doctor
Vincent Ball ... Ship's Officer
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Peter Jesson ... Lawrence (scenes deleted)
Simon Cain ... Riff at Abdul's Tent (uncredited)
Dominique Don ... Harem Girl (uncredited)
Sally Douglas ... Harem Girl (uncredited)
Harry Fielder ... Legionnaire Soldier (uncredited)
Gina Gianelli ... Harem Girl (uncredited)
Angela Grant ... Harem Girl (uncredited)
Helga Jones ... Harem Girl (uncredited)
Harold Kasket ... Hotel Gentleman (uncredited)
Gertan Klauber ... Algerian Spiv (uncredited)
Margot Maxine ... Harem Girl (uncredited)
Michael McStay ... Wicketkeeper (uncredited)
Ricardo Montez ... Riff at Abdul's Tent (uncredited)
Michael Nightingale ... Nightingale the Butler (uncredited)
Zorenah Osborne ... Harem Girl (uncredited)
Edmund Pegge ... Bowler (uncredited)
Anne Scott ... Harem Girl (uncredited)
Frank Singuineau ... Riff at Abdul's Tent (uncredited)
Carol Sloan ... Harem Girl (uncredited)
Patsy Snell ... Harem Girl (uncredited)
Gina Warwick ... Harem Girl (uncredited)
Karen Young ... Harem Girl (uncredited)
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Directed by
Gerald Thomas 
 
Writing credits
Talbot Rothwell (screenplay)

Produced by
Peter Rogers .... producer
 
Original Music by
Eric Rogers 
 
Cinematography by
Alan Hume (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Alfred Roome 
 
Art Direction by
Alex Vetchinsky  (as Vetchinsky)
 
Costume Design by
Emma Selby-Walker 
 
Makeup Department
Stella Rivers .... hairdresser
Geoffrey Rodway .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Jack Swinburne .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
David Bracknell .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Ken Barker .... sound recordist
Dudley Messenger .... sound recordist
Wally Nelson .... dubbing editor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Alan Hall .... camera operator
Martin Body .... assistant camera (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Jack Gardner .... assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Eric Rogers .... conductor
 
Other crew
Terence A. Clegg .... location manager (as Terry Clegg)
Joy Mercer .... continuity
 
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Follow That Camel" - UK (original title)
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Runtime:
95 min
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Language:
Color:
Color (Eastmancolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.66 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:PG | UK:A (original rating) (passed with cuts) | UK:PG (tv rating) | UK:PG (video rating) (1987) (2000) (2003)

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Trivia:
This the second Carry On film produced by Rank, and like Carry on Pimpernel (1966), it was released without the "Carry On..." prefix.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Sergeant Knocker goes to Cork Tip's house he is wearing his medals. However when he is taken to the Oasis El Nooki he isn't wearing them. When he returns to the base after running away from his captors he is wearing them again.See more »
Quotes:
Sgt. Nocker:Hold it baby. How about giving us the Dance of the Two Veils?
Corktip:You mean seven veils.
Sgt. Nocker:Why bother with preliminaries?
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Movie Connections:
Featured in Can We Carry On, Girls? (2001) (TV)See more »

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4 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
So So, 28 April 2008
Author: crossbow0106 from United States

Absurdish even by Carry On standards, this film would be so politically incorrect now it couldn't be made (I like that). Basically, its the story of Bo, played by Jim Dale, who joins the French Foreign Legion due to a misunderstanding at a cricket game. Phil Silvers plays the Sargeant in this film, and Kenneth Williams reminds me of the Colonel in Hogan's Heroes. It has a few good gags, but it is also very labored. I found my attention wandering through it, never a ringing endorsement for a comedy. Phil Silvers tries, but the film just plods along. If you're a Carry On completist, by all means watch it. I've seen much better from them.

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