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Carry On Cowboy (1965)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Western | 26 November 1965 (UK)
Stodge City is in the grip of the Rumpo Kid and his gang. Mistaken identity again takes a hand as a "sanitary engineer" (plumber) by the name of Marshal P. Knutt is mistaken for a law marshal! Being the conscientious sort, Marshal tries to help the town get rid of Rumpo, and a showdown is inevitable. Marshal has two aids - revenge-seeking Annie Oakley and his sanitary expertise...

Director:

Gerald Thomas

Writer:

Talbot Rothwell (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sidney James ... Johnny Finger, the Rumpo Kid
Kenneth Williams ... Judge Burke
Jim Dale ... Marshal P. Knutt
Charles Hawtrey ... Chief Big Heap
Joan Sims ... Belle Armitage
Angela Douglas ... Annie Oakley
Bernard Bresslaw ... Little Heap
Peter Butterworth ... Doc
Percy Herbert ... Charlie, the Bartender
Jon Pertwee ... Sheriff Albert Earp
Sydney Bromley ... Sam Houston
Edina Ronay ... Dolores
Lionel Murton Lionel Murton ... Clerk
Peter Gilmore ... Henchman Curly
Davy Kaye Davy Kaye ... Josh the Undertaker
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Storyline

Stodge City is in the grip of the Rumpo Kid and his gang. Mistaken identity again takes a hand as a "sanitary engineer" (plumber) by the name of Marshal P. Knutt is mistaken for a law marshal! Being the conscientious sort, Marshal tries to help the town get rid of Rumpo, and a showdown is inevitable. Marshal has two aids - revenge-seeking Annie Oakley and his sanitary expertise... Written by Simon N. McIntosh-Smith <Simon.N.Smith@cs.cf.ac.uk>

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Taglines:

How the west was lost!! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Western

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Details

Official Sites:

Carry On Line

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 November 1965 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Rumpo Kid See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor) (uncredited)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

This has the distinction of being the only Western film in history where the town has a left hand turn at the end of the main road. This was due to the fact that Pinewood didn't have sprawling prairies behind it. See more »

Goofs

When Big Heap accidentally blows himself up whilst lighting a fire some twigs are poking out of the top of his sleeve just under his left shoulder but the very next shot a close up and the twigs have gone. See more »

Quotes

Perkins: It's another telegram from Stodge City, sir. Judge Burke. He's the mayor there, you know.
Commissioner: Burke? Oh yeah, I remember him in law school. He's a bum.
Perkins: I didn't know you studied at law school, sir.
Commissioner: I didn't. I was the janitor.
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Alternate Versions

The UK theatrical releases edited out some double-entendres to obtain an "A" rating. All video versions since then have been of this cut. See more »

Connections

Followed by Carry On Up the Khyber (1968) See more »

Soundtracks

Can Can
(uncredited)
From "Orpheus In The Underworld"
Written by Jacques Offenbach
Played in the saloon
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The Randy West
3 May 2007 | by lastliberalSee all my reviews

Not as good as the last one I saw, but it had it's moments. Jim Dale was funny as the Marshall, and Angela Douglas (The Four Feathers) really spiced up Annie Oakley.

Kenneth Williams was very funny as the judge, with Sid James as The Rumpo Kid. They all looked like they were having a real good time making this film.

Along with Angela Douglas, this was the first film for Bernard Bresslaw (Little Heap), Peter Butterworth Doc), and Playboy model Margaret Nolan (Dink in Goldfinger).

Not one of the best, but funny, nonetheless.


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