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Carry On... Up the Khyber (1968)

Not Rated | | Adventure, Comedy | 12 December 1968 (USA)
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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Adventure | Comedy

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12 December 1968 (USA)  »

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Alles unter Kontrolle - Keiner blickt durch  »

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(Eastmancolor) (uncredited)

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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Lady Ruff Diamond's line, "Oh dear! I seem to have got a little plastered," was an ad lib by Joan Sims which was kept in. Julian Holloway's (Major Shorthouse) reaction to the line was genuine. See more »

Goofs

When the real chiefs arrive, Bungdit Din walks in the room to see the fake chiefs in the fountain with the girls. Brother Belcher ducks underneath the water, then it cuts to a side view and you can still see Brother Belcher above water, then it cuts back to the front and you see Brother Belcher surface. See more »

Quotes

Sergeant-Major MacNutt: [Pointing to the red line Widdle is painting just inside the entrance] What is that supposed to be, Widdle?
Private Jimmy Widdle: The thin red line - they'll never get past this!
Sergeant-Major MacNutt: Widdle, if you don't get out of here, I'll paint a thin red line across your thick white backside!
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OR The British Position In India See more »

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Follows Carry On Jack (1963) See more »

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Cock o' the North
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Heard when the soldiers raise their kilts to defeat the enemy
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British humour at its best
4 November 2006 | by 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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