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Watch Your Stern (1960)

When the details of a secret torpedo are destroyed by an incompetent seaman, the crew of the ship rally round, when the Admiral needs the plans to show to a visiting scientist.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Ordinary Seaman Blissworth
Eric Barker ... Capt. David Foster
... Lt. Cmdr. Bill Fanshawe
... Ann Foster
... Adm. Sir Humphrey Pettigrew
... Agatha Potter
... Ranjid - Civilian Electrician #1
... Civilian Electrician #2
... Chief Petty Officer Mundy
... Security sergeant
... Sailor fishing for bike
... Cmdr. Phillips
Robin Ray ... Flag lieutenant (aide to the admiral)
George Street ... Second Security Guard
... Admiral's secretary
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When the details of a secret torpedo are destroyed by an incompetent seaman, the crew of the ship rally round, when the Admiral needs the plans to show to a visiting scientist.

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A torpedó visszalő  »

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Boxer Freddie Mills filmed material playing a dockyard worker; the scenes were removed during editing. See more »

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On the refrigeration plans, the word is misspelled "refridgeration". See more »

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Carry on without the Carry on
22 April 2004 | by See all my reviews

Watch your Stern is a brilliant movie. Kenneth Connor's performance is one of his best, and if truth be told, (and with exception of Peter Sellers of course), Connor was funnier than any of the other English Comic greats of the time such as Frankie Howerd & Kenneth Williams. Carry on movie creators Peter Rogers & Gerald Thomas, do well on this movie and there's enough Carry on regulars here to make you wish it was an official member of the series. Eric Sykes and Leslie Phillips are still with us, but the rest of the main cast have sadly all passed away, but their contributions to British Comedy will live on through this hilarious movie. Sid James, Hattie Jacques, Eric Barker, Joan Sims, Spike Milligan and of course the great Kenneth Connor, they must have God in stiches up there.


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