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Carry on Matron (1972)

A gang of thieves plan to make their fortune by stealing a shipment of contraceptive pills from Finisham maternity hospital. They assume disguises and infiltrate the hospital, but ... See full summary »

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A gang of thieves plan to make their fortune by stealing a shipment of contraceptive pills from Finisham maternity hospital. They assume disguises and infiltrate the hospital, but everything doesn't go according to plan. The hypochondriac consultant Sir Bernard Cutting, Matron and the doctors and nurses at Finisham have a habit of getting in the way. Written by Simon N. McIntosh-Smith <Simon.N.Smith@cs.cf.ac.uk>

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19 May 1972 (UK)  »

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Antaa mennä ylihoitsu  »

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Trivia

Bernard Bresslaw had to wear a wig for his appearance in this film. See more »

Goofs

As Sid and his villains drive into Finisham Hospital car park in their Ford Zodiac, it can be clearly seen that the car has two normal windscreen wipers. However, when you see a view of them sitting in the car after it has stopped, the windscreen wipers are nowhere to be seen, only the stalks where the wipers should be are visible. See more »

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Dr. Prodd: Mrs. Tucker, isn't it? Now what can I do for you?
Mrs. Tucker: Well, I came to see you three months ago, because I was a little bit worried about my husband being able to have a baby.
Dr. Prodd: Yes, that's right, he's a bit older than you, isn't he?
Mrs. Tucker: Eighty-eight.
Dr. Prodd: Yes.
Mrs. Tucker: Well, if you remember, you suggested it might be a good idea to take in a lodger, you know, someone nearer my own age.
Dr. Prodd: [uncomfortably] Yes, well, purely off the record, of course.
Mrs. Tucker: Well, it worked! I'm pregnant.
Dr. Prodd: Oh! What about your husband?
Mrs. Tucker: Oh, he's ...
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Alternative Titles: "Womb at the Top" and "The Preggers Opera" See more »

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References From Here to Eternity (1953) See more »

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Brilliant !!!
19 November 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is excellent. The only word to describe this film is excellent.Its a real treat from beginning to end.For those who have not seen this film you haven't lived!!!. Everyone is enjoying themselves in the Finisham maternity hospital. The film has the lot Innudendo gags saucy jokes and all good clean fun!! Sid Bernie Hattie Charlie Kenny Williams and Kenny Connor, Babs as Nurse Susan Ball. Terry Scott Dr Prodd. Joan Sims plays the ever expectant mother. Jacki Piper and Patsy Rowlands are joining in the fun. The film is great along with Doctor the best medical carry on film!!.Patsy has short screen time which is a shame. This was the highlight of the carry on series. A good film for Terry Scott to leave the series from as with Jacki Piper.10/10


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