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Carry on Cruising (1962)

Not Rated | | Comedy , Romance | 13 April 1962 (UK)
Captain Crowther's lot is not a happy one! Five of his crew have to be replaced and at such short notice before the voyage begins there isn't much to choose from. Not only does he get the ... See full summary »

Directors:

Gerald Thomas, Ralph Thomas (uncredited)

Writers:

Eric Barker (story), Norman Hudis (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sidney James ... Captain Wellington Crowther
Kenneth Williams ... First Officer Leonard Marjoribanks
Kenneth Connor ... Doctor Arthur Binn
Liz Fraser ... Glad Trimble
Dilys Laye ... Florence 'Flo' Castle
Esma Cannon ... Bridget Madderley
Lance Percival Lance Percival ... Wilfred Haines, Ship's Cook
Jimmy Thompson Jimmy Thompson ... Sam Turner, Barman
Ronnie Stevens ... Drunk Passenger
Vincent Ball Vincent Ball ... Jenkins
Cyril Chamberlain Cyril Chamberlain ... Tom Tree, Steward
Willoughby Goddard ... Large Man
Ed Devereaux ... Young Officer
Brian Rawlinson Brian Rawlinson ... Nervous Steward
Anton Rodgers ... Young Man
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Storyline

Captain Crowther's lot is not a happy one! Five of his crew have to be replaced and at such short notice before the voyage begins there isn't much to choose from. Not only does he get the five most incompetent shipmates ever to sail the seven seas, but the passengers turn out to be a rather strange bunch too. The SS Happy Wanderer will never be the same. Written by Simon N. McIntosh-Smith <Simon.N.Smith@cs.cf.ac.uk>

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Details

Official Sites:

Carry On Line

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 April 1962 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Ist ja irre - Der Schiffskoch ist seekrank See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Peter Rogers Productions See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The phrase, "Turned out nice again", spoken by Doctor Binn after he proposes to Flo, is a catchphrase associated with English comedian, George Formby. See more »

Goofs

The cruise ship docks at several ports, from Spain to Italy and North Africa. However it always moors against the same quayside with the same tree standing on it. See more »

Quotes

Captain: Paperwork: not my favourite occupation.
Marjoribanks: Nor mine.
Captain: It's going to be from now on.
Marjoribanks: Charming.
Captain: Health Report, Dock Report, Crew Report, Food Report, Log Report, Sports Report, Diesel Oil and Fuel Report.
Marjoribanks: [singing:] And a partridge in a pear tree!
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Connections

Followed by Carry on Loving (1970) See more »

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A very tame offering
7 November 2005 | by grange85See all my reviews

Sid James and Kenneth Williams can't salvage this very weak Carry On offering. Sid plays the captain of Mediterranean cruise ship who has a completely new and thoroughly inept crew thrust upon him just when he needs a perfect cruise to earn the promotion he so thoroughly deserves. Kenneth Williams, Lance Percival and Kenneth Connor are the crew who make Sid's cruise so difficult.

The inept crew bumble through some timid Carry On farce with an over reliance on falling over and a weak script to pull it all together. It doesn't have the warmth that the best films in the series have and just drifts through to its inevitable cheesy ending without any real laughs.


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