The time of the French revolution, and Citizen Robespierre is beheading the French aristocracy. When word gets to England, two noblemen, Sir Rodney Ffing and Lord Darcy take it upon themselves to aid there French counterparts. Sir Rodney is a master of disguise, and becomes "the black fingernail", scourge of Camembert and Bidet, leaders of the French secret police...
Simon N. McIntosh-Smith <Simon.N.Smith@cs.cf.ac.uk>
Carry On laughing until you have hysterics, but...Don't Lose Your Head!
Did You Know?
was the wife of Sidney James
' agent. Sid stayed at their house one night when her husband was away, she was somewhat surprised to wake up to him attempting to get into bed with her. He tried it again later in the night. See more
All the aristocrats are shown being executed facing upwards. In real life, they were executed facing downwards into the basket. The only person to be executed facing up was Robespierre. See more
Paris, 1789. The Great Revolution has begun. The hands of the masses are smeared with the blood of the poor bleeding aristocracy. Every day the tumbrels run a regular half-hour service between the Bastille and the many guillotines around the city. The growing mounds of noble heads are only matched by the growing mounds of unused return tickets. No-one is spared. Madame La Guillotine claims them all. Dukes and Duchesses, Lords and Ladies, men and women of both sexes. A dozen times ...
Followed by Carry on Up the Jungle
Written by Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle
Heard as a theme at different times See more