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Carry on Again Doctor (1969)

 -  Comedy  -  10 May 1970 (USA)
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Dr Nookey is disgraced and sent to a remote island hospital. He is given a secret slimming potion by a member of staff, Gladstone Screwer, and he flies back to England to fame and fortune. ... See full summary »

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Doctor Frederick Carver
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Goldie Locks aka Maud Boggins
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Peter Butterworth ...
Shuffling Patient
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Henry
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William Mervyn ...
Lord Paragon
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Dr Nookey is disgraced and sent to a remote island hospital. He is given a secret slimming potion by a member of staff, Gladstone Screwer, and he flies back to England to fame and fortune. But others want to cash in on his good fortunes, and some just want him brought down a peg or two. Written by Simon N. McIntosh-Smith <Simon.N.Smith@cs.cf.ac.uk>

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Carry on Again Doctor or Where There's a Pill There's a Way or The Bowels Are Ringing or If You Say It's Your Thermometer I'll Have to Believe You, But It's a Funny Place to Put It.  »

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The first film in the series to feature "Carry On..." regular Patsy Rowlands. See more »

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Miss Fosdick searches in her filing cabinet, there are no files visible only the file holders. See more »

Quotes

Ellen Moore: I feel wonderful Mr Carver, I had no idea having one's appendix out could be so exhilarating. I feel ten years younger.
Frederick Carver: Splendid! Splendid!
Ellen Moore: Be honest now. Do I really look like a woman of forty?
Frederick Carver: You really feel as young as that?
Ellen Moore: No, that's what I am!
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Follows Carry on Sergeant (1958) See more »

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One of the funnier Carry On outings
11 April 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I love a vast majority of the Carry On films such as Screaming, Cleo and Up the Khyber, and this entry is no exception. Sidney James is underused but still has fun as Gladstone Screwer, admittedly an odd name,and the film does feel a little short but Carry on Again Doctor is still very funny and entertaining. Jim Dale does an above decent job taking centre stage as Doctor Nookey, with excellent comic timing. Kenneth Williams is great as always, and Charles Hawtrey has one of his better outings as Dr Stoppidge, allowing to hiss vehemently and bitterly. The locations of the Bautific Islands are very nice, and the script is filled with one liners that are witty and hilarious. Plus the slapstick finale is genuinely funny, quite possibly one of the funnier finales in the franchise. 8/10 Bethany Cox


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