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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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12 December 1968 (USA)  »

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Alles unter Kontrolle - Keiner blickt durch  »

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1.66 : 1
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Princess Margaret visited the set during filming, she was shown a clip which includes the scene in which Sir Sidney Ruff-Diamond writes to Queen Victoria, in which Sir Sidney says "Dear Vicky". Princess Margaret was said to be furious about this joke. 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 »

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[the British outpost at the Khyber Pass has been attacked]
Lady Joan Ruff-Diamond: Oh! How awful! What can have happened ?
Captain Keene: I don't like making guesses, but I wouldn't be surprised if there hadn't been a spot of foul play here.
Missionary: Foul play? Look at them! Lying around like a lot of unwanted cocktail snacks!
Private Jimmy Widdle: Ginger!
Missionary: Who is?
Private Jimmy Widdle: He is. Ginger, my mate.
Sergeant-Major MacNutt: Private Hale ?
Private Jimmy Widdle: Yes, Ginger Hale. Hello, Ginge. It's me, Jimmy. Your old mate, Jimmy Widdle.
Private Ginger Hale: Jimmy? Is it you? My old mate?
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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!
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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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