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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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Alles unter Kontrolle - Keiner blickt durch  »

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Trivia

Some of the film's literal English language translations of its foreign language titles were "Carry On Gunga Din" (Denmark), "Carry On Khyber Strait" (Hungary) and "Argument in the Khyber" (Poland). See more »

Goofs

The trophies in the Khasi's palace are all dated. The underpants are displayed with the year 1895 underneath, suggesting that the film is set in that year. The tiger skin trophy is dated 1899 however. See more »

Quotes

The Khasi of Kalabar: [unimpressed by the Fakir's performance] Bring on the dancing girls. Get rid of this idiot!
Bungdit Din: Fakir! Off!
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OR The British Position In India See more »

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Follows Carry on Nurse (1959) See more »

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Light Cavalry Overture
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Written by Franz von Suppé
Heard during polo match
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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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