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Carry On... Up the Khyber (1968)

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Sir Sidney Ruff-Diamond looks after the British outpost near the Khybar pass. Protected by the kilted Third Foot and Mouth regiment, you would think they were safe. But the Khazi of Kalabar... See full summary »

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Sir Sidney Ruff-Diamond looks after the British outpost near the Khybar pass. Protected by the kilted Third Foot and Mouth regiment, you would think they were safe. But the Khazi of Kalabar has other ideas. He wants all the British dead! But his troops fear the "skirted-devils"; they are rumoured not to wear anything underneath. Then one is caught with his pants on... Written by Simon N. McIntosh-Smith <Simon.N.Smith@cs.cf.ac.uk>

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Trivia

First and only "Carry On..." film for Roy Castle. He replaced Jim Dale, who was unavailable. See more »

Goofs

Brother Belcher can be seen walking past the gates. Then he gets a bullet that flies out of nowhere. When the bullet hits his hat, the hat shoots upward and out of shot. In the wide shot of all the gates and the walls, there is no sign of his hat. See more »

Quotes

The Khasi of Kalabar: [Lady Ruff Diamond has the photograph] I must take that with me now
Lady Joan Ruff-Diamond: Then take me with it
The Khasi of Kalabar: But what about your husband?
Lady Joan Ruff-Diamond: Oh, we don't want him!
The Khasi of Kalabar: Will he not be displeased that you come away with me?
Lady Joan Ruff-Diamond: Oh, of course
[tearful]
Lady Joan Ruff-Diamond: My poor Sidney will be ever so upset!
The Khasi of Kalabar: Oh, do not worry unduly, before many days he and the others will all be dead
Lady Joan Ruff-Diamond: [happy] Oh well, that's alright then, innit!
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OR The British Position In India See more »

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Referenced in Mystery Men (1999) See more »

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Rule, Britannia!
(uncredited)
Music by Thomas Augustine Arne
Lyrics by James Thomson
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British humour at its best
4 November 2006 | by (london,england) – See all my reviews

This film appeals on a lot of levels and is best enjoyed by people who enjoy British humour without political correctness. The best of the carry on films it has slapstick, one liners and some superb acting. Sid James is truly inspired as is Joan Sims.

Peter Butterworth is all that a cynic might want of a preacher and Kenneth Williams and Bernie Bresslaw make the two most unlikely Asians in Cinema history.

As a pastiche on the Korda films etc it is peerless, and who would guess it was shot in Wales!

If you only watch one Carry On film, this is the one to watch.


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