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Carry on at Your Convenience (1971)

 -  Comedy  -  December 1971 (UK)
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This is the tale of industrial strife at WC Boggs' Lavatory factory. Vic Spanner is the union representative who calls a strike at the drop of a hat; eventually everyone has to get fed up ... See full summary »

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This is the tale of industrial strife at WC Boggs' Lavatory factory. Vic Spanner is the union representative who calls a strike at the drop of a hat; eventually everyone has to get fed up with him. This is also the ideal opportunity for lots of lavatorial jokes... Written by Simon N. McIntosh-Smith <Simon.N.Smith@cs.cf.ac.uk>

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Flushed with success, the Carry On Team carries on round the bend

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December 1971 (UK)  »

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Carry on Round the Bend  »

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£190,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Bill Pertwee appeared as the nightclub owner but his scenes were cut from the final film. The nightclub scene was filmed on 22 March 1971. See more »

Goofs

On the trip back from Brighton the coach stops at numerous pubs. You see the name of each pub they all stop at but the reflection on the side of the coach each time shows them getting off and on at the same place. See more »

Quotes

[waving a dinner knife]
Agatha Spanner: This is a respectable and refined neighbourhood AND DON'T YOU BLOODY FORGET IT.
Vic Spanner: How can I, when you keep reminding me of it so nicely.
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Follows Carry on Screaming! (1966) See more »

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Huh hah hah HAH!
25 February 2002 | by (Hanging out with King Sidney!) – See all my reviews

I'll admit it, I'm a sucker for Sidney James. I'd love to be able to imitate his gravelly laugh to perfection, and who wouldn't have enjoyed a night out with this ultimate "man's man"? To me, Sid was the ultimate icon of this long-running, still popular series, and this is one of the shining examples. The film is littered with so many treasurable moments and groan-out-loud gags, such as the supper club called 'The Whippet Inn', the scene in the cinema as a supposedly 'educational' porno flick unfolds before Bernard Bresslaw's disbelieving eyes, the way King Sid clears the table in his ramshackle house (you *have* to see this for yourself!), the infectiously bawdy and boozy day trip to Brighton...there's just so much to enjoy, and you'll want to watch it again and again. The whole cast are on top form, and I can't help thinking that Michael Palin must have based his 'Ancient Prisoner' character from LIFE OF BRIAN ("Proper little jailer's pet!") on Kenneth Cope's brilliant portrayal of the bolshy little union man!

Most memorable line (that makes more sense in context)..."Down with 'em!"


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