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Carry on Columbus (1992)

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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Up your anchor for a well crewed voyage


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20 November 1992 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Producer John Goldstone upset Carry On fans by telling an interviewer that even if Sidney James, Kenneth Williams and Hattie Jacques had been alive they would have been to old to be cast. See more »

Quotes

Don Juan Diego: Here, we just had a leak in the hold.
Bart Columbus: Oh did you? Well next time do it over the side!
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Follows Carry On Sergeant (1958) See more »

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CARRY ON COLUMBUS
Written and Produced by Malcolm McLaren and Leigh Gorman (as Lee Gorman)
Performed by Jayne Collins and Debbie Holmes
Published by Chrysalis Music/Warner Chappell Music/Island World Music
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Would the word woeful suffice?
13 June 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Don't get me wrong, I really like the Carry On franchise, but along with England and Emmanuelle, this movie is down there with the worst of them. Sorry I didn't like it, in fact I thought it was woeful. There was such a lot wrong with it, and not much good with it. The story is incoherent, the dialogue ranges to bad to horrendous, the gags are poor, the pacing is all over the place, the direction is non-existent the sets and costumes are somewhat cheap and the acting was poor. Leslie Phillips and June Whitfield are wasted, Bernard Cribbins is unusually bland and Julian Clary(???) only adds to the problem in an excruciatingly embarrassing turn as Don Juan Diego. In fact, the only redeeming quality is Jim Dale, who actually tries to do something with his role. Overall, dreadful and one of the worst. 1/10 Bethany Cox


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