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Carry on Columbus (1992)

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Christopher Columbus believes he can find an alternative route to the far East and persuades the King and Queen of Spain to finance his expedition. But the Sultan of Turkey, who makes a ... See full summary »

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Christopher Columbus believes he can find an alternative route to the far East and persuades the King and Queen of Spain to finance his expedition. But the Sultan of Turkey, who makes a great deal of money through taxing the merchants who have to pass through his country on the current route, sends his best spy, Fatima, to wreck the trip. Written by Rhino <rhino@blueyonder.co.uk>

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20 November 1992 (USA)  »

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The final full length feature film of Jon Pertwee. See more »

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The Wazir: [after a messenger arrives] He brings news of what the Lisbonians are getting up to.
The Sultan: I don't care what they get up to, as long as they don't do it in the street and frighten the camels!
The Wazir: No, no, sir, the city of Lisbon.
The Sultan: Oh! The one in Portugal?
The Wazir: Quite correct, O mighty one.
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Follows Carry on Abroad (1972) See more »

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CARRY ON COLUMBUS
Written and Produced by Malcolm McLaren and Lee Gorman
Performed by Jayne Collins and Debbie Holmes
Published by Chrysalis Music/Warner Chappell Music/Island World Music
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Why the UK should give up film production.
15 October 2002 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

The original Carry On series has a certain kitsch charm. They were smutty, low budget attempts to appeal to the masses, which broadly succeeded in putting a smile on the nation's face. Great casts of talented comic actors such as Sid James, Kenneth Williams, Charles Hawtrey and Barbara Windsor gave their all to leave a superb record of the humour of the time. Fourteen years after the original series drew to a close, largely because it was no longer relevant to the country, someone got the bright idea to revive the tradition. I can almost hear the smug conversations as the likes of Julian Clary and Rik Mayall decided to undertake what they thought would be a simple project. How miserably they failed. It is an execrable, ill conceived and poorly executed film, the only purpose of which is to illustrate the quality of the originals.

We often bemoan the demise of the British film industry, yet we seem to be almost incapable of turning out any decent films with the resources we have.


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