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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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In Carry on Camping", Harriet Potter refers to herself in a later scene as Harry Potter. Later, J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter goes camping in "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1". It's not been confirmed if J.K. Rowling is a fan of Carry On" films, but it's a huge coincidence regardless. See more »

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Obvious stunt double for Mr. Tanner when he drives the bus with the girls, Doctor Soaper and Matron down the country lane. See more »

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Charlie Muggins: My name's Muggins.
Peter Potter: That doesn't surprise me.
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Follows Carry on Screaming! (1966) See more »

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Gone for a P.
30 April 2005 | by (Montreal) – See all my reviews

This movie (a real guilty pleasure for me) contains one of the best convoluted gags in movie history. The boys drive up to what they believe to be the nudist camp they're searching for. A sign states "All Asses Must Be Shown". The boys guffaw, their girlfriends are appalled. Sid asks where the manager is. "He's gone for a pee" is the reply. Soon, the scruffy manager appears, hitching up his pants, carrying a wooden letter "P" which he proceeds to nail onto the sign so it now reads "All Passes Must Be Shown".

Most of the other jokes are old as the hills (and welcome nonetheless), but whoever came up with this elaborate bit of business belongs in the Charles Kaufman/Preston Sturges/Jacques Tati club.


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