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Carry On Cleo (1964)

Not Rated | | Adventure, Comedy, History | 25 October 1965 (USA)
Two Britons are captured and enslaved by invading Romans and taken to Rome. Hengist Pod creates useless inventions, while Horsa is a brave and cunning fighter. One of their first encounters... See full summary »

Director:

Gerald Thomas

Writers:

Talbot Rothwell (original screenplay), William Shakespeare (original idea)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sidney James ... Mark Antony
Kenneth Williams ... Julius Caesar
Kenneth Connor ... Hengist Pod
Charles Hawtrey ... Seneca
Joan Sims ... Calpurnia
Jim Dale ... Horsa
Amanda Barrie ... Cleopatra
Victor Maddern ... Sergeant-Major
Julie Stevens ... Gloria
Sheila Hancock ... Senna Pod
Jon Pertwee ... Soothsayer
Francis De Wolff Francis De Wolff ... Agrippa
Michael Ward Michael Ward ... Archimedes
Brian Oulton ... Brutus
Tom Clegg Tom Clegg ... Sosages
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Storyline

Two Britons are captured and enslaved by invading Romans and taken to Rome. Hengist Pod creates useless inventions, while Horsa is a brave and cunning fighter. One of their first encounters in Rome leaves Hengist being mistaken for a fighter, and gets drafted into the Royal Guard to protect Caesar. Cleo doesn't want him around and plots for his sudden demise... Written by Simon N. McIntosh-Smith <Simon.N.Smith@cs.cf.ac.uk>

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Caesar...Sees Her...And Seized Her...Then the Fun Began. See more »


Certificate:

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Official Sites:

Carry On Line

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 October 1965 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor) (uncredited)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Kenneth Connor disappeared out of the series after this movie, and returned six years later for Carry On Up the Jungle (1970). See more »

Goofs

Rome did not have eunuchs as an institution that way (e.g.) Byzantium did. See more »

Quotes

Seneca: Beware the Ides of March!...
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Connections

Referenced in Emu's All Live Pink Windmill Show: Episode #2.5 (1985) See more »

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Best Anglo Carry On
9 November 1998 | by FUXSee all my reviews

This has to be the best of the earlier (Anglo) carry ons. There are many great moments to this film, with all the team except Hattie Jaques and Barbera Windsor. As usual it is Williams who shines through (as Caeser), but all the team put in top performances, notably Connor (as Hengis). With such lines as "Infamy, infamy , Oh they've all got it in for-me" I say it again Williams is the STAR. We start off in England during a typical summer (RAIN), where Hengis and Horsa are going about their lives (making square wheels and thus inventing the Window Frame) They are captured by the Romans and taken to Rome to be sold as slaves. Eventually Hengis ends up as Caeser's body guard who swaps roles with Caeser to meet Cleopatra. There is simply FUN FUN and more FUN to be had throughout.


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