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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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You could get "kilt" laughing! See more »

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Trivia

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

Goofs

Lady Ruff-Diamond is seen to become covered in plaster like everyone else during the dinner party. For the last two shots of her speaking at the table and in the subsequent scene outside the residence, however, she is the only one spotlessly clean once more. See more »

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Brother Belcher: [looking directly at the camera] Of course, they're all completly mad, you know!
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OR The British Position In India See more »

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Follows Carry on, Constable (1960) See more »

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Rule, Britannia!
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Music by Thomas Augustine Arne
Lyrics by James Thomson
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A great satire
21 October 2003 | by (London) – See all my reviews

This film defines British comedy. The jokes, puns, and characters are all classic carry on. I'd say this is the best of the series, and atcually the most accomplished plot-wise. The 'dining room attack' scene, I think, is one of the best moments in film history, and should be seen. Highly recommended.


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