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Carry On Regardless (1961)

Carry on Regardless (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy | 7 April 1961 (UK)
The Helping Hands agency employs some very strange people to perform some very strange jobs! Even the simplest of tasks get bungled by the incompetent but lovable staff, as they get given ... See full summary »

Directors:

Gerald Thomas, Ralph Thomas (uncredited)

Writer:

Norman Hudis (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sidney James ... Bert Handy
Kenneth Connor ... Sam Twist
Charles Hawtrey ... Gabriel Dimple
Joan Sims ... Lily Duveen
Kenneth Williams ... Francis Courtenay
Bill Owen ... Mike Weston
Liz Fraser ... Delia King
Terence Longdon ... Montgomery Infield-Hopping
Hattie Jacques ... Hospital Sister
Esma Cannon ... Miss Cooling
Sydney Tafler Sydney Tafler ... Strip Club Manager
Julia Arnall ... Trudy Trelawney
Terence Alexander ... Trevor Trelawney
Stanley Unwin Stanley Unwin ... Landlord
Joan Hickson ... Hospital Matron
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Storyline

The Helping Hands agency employs some very strange people to perform some very strange jobs! Even the simplest of tasks get bungled by the incompetent but lovable staff, as they get given jobs ranging from taking animals for walks (no ordinary animals you understand) to demonstrating new products at a large and prestigious exhibition... Written by Simon N. McIntosh-Smith <Simon.N.Smith@cs.cf.ac.uk>

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Taglines:

Can You Stand The Laughs? [USA half sheet] See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 April 1961 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Ist ja irre - Nicht so toll, Süßer! See more »

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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Eleanor Summerfield filmed a scene with Charles Hawtrey, but the entire performance was cut because the scene had censor problems. This was due to a reference by Summerfield to Hawtrey being able to "do your part from the wardrobe". Another BBFC cut meant the alteration of Sam's line to Penny from "you're making it a little bit hard for me madam" to "you're making it a little bit difficult for me madam". These cuts remain in all later releases of the film. See more »

Goofs

After the water is turned back on at the house they are renovating Bill Owens character is sent through the open kitchen door (by the jet of water from the tap left on), but when Conners and Williams try to reach the tap they are sent crashing through the wall as the jet of water moves by itself several feet to the side. See more »

Quotes

Landlord: Windy stairckey up to the ceily, fine glinty scintillabe up the dangly chanderlabies...
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Connections

Featured in Carry on Forever: Episode #1.3 (2015) See more »

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Wot a mixed up Carry On
6 November 1998 | by FUXSee all my reviews

This Carry On does not seem to have a story line- it is more of a series of sketches linked together only by "Helping Hands". However this is a good one, NOT quite what the tagline suggests, but a good one. Most of the main stars (to date) are here, and they all get their own sketches. My fav being the Kenneth Williams/Chimp one (But this could be because KW is the best "Carry On-er"!). Other highlights are the Joan Sims' sketch at a wine tasting party and the end scene whare all the gang demolish a house. Apart from Stanley Unwin (I can't stand the way he talks) this is a good-un.


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