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Carry On Jack (1963)

Not Rated | | Adventure, Comedy, Romance | 5 November 1963 (UK)
This is the tale of Albert Poop-Decker, a newly commissioned Midshipman (although he took 8 1/2 years to qualify). He joins the frigate Venus, and adventures through Spanish waters, mutinee... See full summary »

Director:

Gerald Thomas

Writer:

Talbot Rothwell (original screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kenneth Williams ... Captain Fearless
Bernard Cribbins ... Midshipman Albert Poop-Decker
Juliet Mills ... Sally
Charles Hawtrey ... Walter Sweetly
Donald Houston ... First Officer Jonathan Howett
Percy Herbert ... Mr. Angel, the Bos'un
Jim Dale ... Young Carrier
Patrick Cargill ... Don Luis, the Spanish Governor
Cecil Parker ... First Sealord
Ed Devereaux ... Hook, Pirate
Peter Gilmore ... Patch, Pirate Captain, aka Roger
George Woodbridge ... Ned
Ian Wilson ... Ancient Carrier
Jimmy Thompson Jimmy Thompson ... Adm. Horatio Nelson
Anton Rodgers ... Hardy
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Storyline

This is the tale of Albert Poop-Decker, a newly commissioned Midshipman (although he took 8 1/2 years to qualify). He joins the frigate Venus, and adventures through Spanish waters, mutinee and Pirates taking his Captain, his sweet-heart and his best-friend with him! With mistaken identities and shipwrecks awash, it's a surprise any of them live to tell the tale! Written by Simon N. McIntosh-Smith <Simon.N.Smith@cs.cf.ac.uk>

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Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Details

Official Sites:

Carry On Line

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 November 1963 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Carry on Venus See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Peter Rogers Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor) (uncredited)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Actor Cecil Parker received a 'guest star' credit. See more »

Goofs

In many scenes, the ordinary sailors and pirates are seen wearing shoes on board the ship. Sailors in these times went barefoot aboard ship as it made it easier to move on the generally wet deck and to climb into the rigging. See more »

Quotes

Albert Poop-Decker: If you've got a heart of oak, it's got a worm in it.
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Alternate Versions

A dialogue reference to "The birds and the bees" was cut from the original cinema release by the BBFC and the line remains missing in all later video/DVD releases. See more »

Connections

Followed by Carry on Girls (1973) See more »

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The Plot/Jokes/Screenplay save the Day!!!
27 February 2005 | by dhsb58See all my reviews

Many would say if the Name "Carry On Jack" was mentioned, "I haven't seen that one" or "That was terrible wasn't it." To many Carry On Fans..the film is often very underrated.This is due to a very large lack of regulars within it.

Sid James is not in it, nor is anyone common from the Hudis films such as Liz Fraser or Ted Ray.

This was in fact the first film "written" by Talbot Rothwell (though Carry On Cabby was screened first but written second).

The film i feel is a classic.The jokes come thick and fast.Many are quite visual! (wont spoil it for you!) Superb Performances from Charles Hawtrey, Jim dale (In the little part he plays) and Bernard Cribbens(in fact his first carry on outing!).

8.7/10


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