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Carry on Up the Jungle (1970)

Not Rated | | Adventure, Comedy | 20 March 1970 (UK)
The Carry On team send up the Tarzan tradition in great style. Lady Evelyn Bagley mounts an expedition to find her long-lost baby. Bill Boosey is the fearless hunter and guide. Prof. Tinkle... See full summary »

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The Carry On team send up the Tarzan tradition in great style. Lady Evelyn Bagley mounts an expedition to find her long-lost baby. Bill Boosey is the fearless hunter and guide. Prof. Tinkle is searching for the rare Oozalum bird. Everything is going swimmingly until a gorilla enters the camp, and then the party is captured by an all female tribe from Aphrodisia... Written by Simon N. McIntosh-Smith <Simon.N.Smith@cs.cf.ac.uk>

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Sid James and the "Carry On' team in STARKEST Africa! See more »

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Carry on Up the Congo  »

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A making-of behind the scenes TV documentary special about the making of this movie was made by the BBC and called "Carry on Forever" [See: Film Night: Carry on Forever (1970)] being first broadcast on TV around the time that the picture launched in theaters. See more »

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When June discovers the jungle lake, the water is clean and clear, but when she and Jungle Boy get into it, the water looks contaminated with patches of foam. See more »

Quotes

June: I wondered if it would be safe for me to go for a walk. I mean, would anything happen?
Bill Boosey: Darling, you could walk starkers through a Foreign Legion outpost and nothing would happen.
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Follows Carry On... Up the Khyber (1968) See more »

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Safari Madness
16 January 2009 | by See all my reviews

Kind of a take on Tarzan films, this film stars a truncated version of the Carry On group, but it has Sid James, Joan Sims, Charles Hawtrey, Kenneth Connor, Bernard Bresslaw, Frankie Howerd and Jacki Piper, so thats fine. Its basically the adventures of an African safari and the crazy things which happen, such as mingling with the animals, tribesmen and each other. The only person I would have liked to see is Kenneth Williams, as they could have written a part for someone scared of his own shadow and he would have been perfect for it. That said, the film is full of the usual innuendos that the Carry On films all have and this one is fun. Not the best in the series but still worth watching.


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