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Carry on England (1976)

Captain S. Melly takes over as the new Commanding Officer at an experimental mixed sex air defence base. It's 1940 and England is under heavy bombardment, but the crew seem more interested ... See full summary »

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Captain S. Melly takes over as the new Commanding Officer at an experimental mixed sex air defence base. It's 1940 and England is under heavy bombardment, but the crew seem more interested in each other than the enemy planes above. Captain Melly plans to put a stop to all this, and becomes the target of a campaign to abandon his separatist ideals... Written by Simon N. McIntosh-Smith <Simon.N.Smith@cs.cf.ac.uk>

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It's the biggest bang of the war

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Comedy | War

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19 November 1976 (USA)  »

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Antaa mennä Englanti  »

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£220,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The character of Captain S. Melly portrayed by Kenneth Connor was pun on the word "smelly". See more »

Goofs

When the Sergeant Major Bloomer sounds the wake up call in Melly's hut, the Sergeant Major's rope on his uniform is on his right shoulder. But in the next shot when he is shouting at Sgt. Len Able, the rope is on his left shoulder. See more »

Quotes

[on arrival at the mixed battery]
Capt. S. Melly: Corporal!
Capt. S. Melly: That man, he's wearing lipstick!
Melly's driver: Lipstick sir?
Capt. S. Melly: Yes.
Melly's driver: Where?
Capt. S. Melly: On his face! Where do you think!
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Follows Carry on Screaming! (1966) See more »

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The worst of the series

Rotten script Wrong actors. Patrick Mower was not suited to comedy and neither was judy gleeson.this should of had Trevor Bannister and wendy richard it would of been better.Kenneth Connor looks like he would rather be somewhere else only Windsor Davis comes out with any credit.


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