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Carry on Dick (1974)

Dick Turpin is terrorising the countryside around Upper Dencher. Captain Fancey and Sergeant Jock Strapp plan to put an end to his escapades, and enlist the help of the Reverend Flasher. ... See full summary »

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Dick Turpin is terrorising the countryside around Upper Dencher. Captain Fancey and Sergeant Jock Strapp plan to put an end to his escapades, and enlist the help of the Reverend Flasher. Little do they know that the priest leads a double life. Then Madame Desiree and her "Birds of Paradise" arrive in the village... Written by Simon N. McIntosh-Smith <Simon.N.Smith@cs.cf.ac.uk>

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Dick Turpin carries on with his flintlock cocked

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25 December 1974 (USA)  »

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Der total verrückte Straßenräuber  »

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The banner on the side of the French showgirls-coach read "Madame Desiree et Ses Oiseaux des Paradis". As mentioned in the movie, this translates into the English language as "Madame Desiree and Her Birds of Paradise". See more »

Goofs

After Harriet has been caught with the stolen bracelet, she is led away at gunpoint. The pistol that Captain Fancey threatens her with, however, is in a "fired" position, with the cocking lever fully forward. See more »

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["Big" Dick is points his pistol at Madame Desiree]
Madame Desiree: That doesn't scare me. I've seen bigger ones in my time.
Dick Turpin: That doesn't surprise me.
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Follows Carry on Abroad (1972) See more »

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Oh God, Our Help In Ages Past
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Words by Isaac Watts and music by William Croft
Sung in the church
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An Enjoyable Carry On
11 October 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is another Carry On film, with most of the actors from the best films in the series, like Sid James, Kenneth Williams, Joan Sims, Barbara Windsor, Bernard Bresslaw etc. This story is about a group of masked highwaymen, with the leader being Richard Turpin (otherwise known as "Big Dick"-there are references to this throughout the film). The robberies have gotten to the point where Mr. Williams character goes undercover to find out who Dick really is. This film is good, not perfect, but with a great cast such as this, you can't miss. This was Sid James' last Carry On film and he is sorely missed, as he was a great comic talent. Of course, Joan Sims and Kenneth Williams also give their all, and they are always fun to watch also. Enjoy the foolishness, the sexual innuendos, the sharp one liners. If you like British comedy, you'll like this. Its not the best Carry On, but its fun, it makes you laugh, and thats as good of an endorsement as you'll ever need.


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