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Carry on Camping (1969)

R | | Comedy | 20 June 1969 (USA)
Sid and Bernie keep having their amorous intentions snubbed by their girlfriends Joan and Anthea. The boys suggest a camping holiday, secretly intending to take them to a nudist camp. Of ... See full summary »

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Sid and Bernie keep having their amorous intentions snubbed by their girlfriends Joan and Anthea. The boys suggest a camping holiday, secretly intending to take them to a nudist camp. Of course they end up in the wrong place, and meet up with the weirdest bunch of campers you can imagine! Coach loads of sex-starved schoolgirls and bands of hippies all add to the laughs. Written by Simon N. McIntosh-Smith <Simon.N.Smith@cs.cf.ac.uk>

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FUN and GAMES in the GREAT OUTDOORS! The Birds and the Bees have never seen such 'CARRYING ON'! See more »

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20 June 1969 (USA)  »

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Carry on Camping or Let Sleeping Bags Lie  »

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Trivia

There is an in house joke in the scene when Doctor Soaper and Miss Haggard discuss love in the tent, Miss Haggard refers to her previous job in a hospital. This refers to Carry on Doctor (1967). See more »

Goofs

When Doctor Soaper and Miss Haggard talk about the Birds and the Bees on the coach to the girls, they are quite clearly going down a dual carriageway, but in the next shot of the bus, they are seen driving down a country lane. See more »

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Charlie Muggins: Hello. What's a nice girl like you doing with an old cow?
Girl with cow: I'm taking her to the bull.
Charlie Muggins: Well couldn't your father do that?
Girl with cow: No it must the the bull.
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Followed by Carry on Columbus (1992) See more »

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Very funny, one of my personal favourites of the series
14 June 2010 | by See all my reviews

I don't consider the Carry On movies the best movies I have seen or anything, but I do find them very entertaining. Carry on Camping is for me one of the better movies of the series, it is very funny and lively. It is perhaps too short, and the big slapstick finale was a wee bit of a disappointment compared to other scenes of the film such as the wonderful double entendre incidents. That said, it looks great, one of the better-looking Carry Ons I think, the music is quirky, the direction is lively and the film moves quickly. Not to mention a nice story, some hilarious dialogue and some of the funnier comedy set pieces from any Carry On movie. And the cast are on top form- Sidney James has a ball as an unlikely hippy, Kenneth Williams is delightful as pretty much always, Barbara Windsor brightens up the screen with her presence, Charles Hawtrey is hilarious and Peter Butterworth has possibly his finest hour as the miserly site owner. Overall, very entertaining, high art it isn't, but fun it is. 8/10 Bethany Cox


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