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Carry on Again Doctor (1969)

Not Rated | | Comedy | 10 May 1970 (USA)
Dr Nookey is disgraced and sent to a remote island hospital. He is given a secret slimming potion by a member of staff, Gladstone Screwer, and he flies back to England to fame and fortune. ... See full summary »

Director:

Gerald Thomas

Writer:

Talbot Rothwell (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sidney James ... Gladstone Screwer
Kenneth Williams ... Doctor Frederick Carver
Charles Hawtrey ... Doctor Ernest Stoppidge
Jim Dale ... Doctor Jimmy Nookey
Joan Sims ... Ellen Moore
Barbara Windsor ... Goldie Locks aka Maud Boggins
Hattie Jacques ... Matron
Patsy Rowlands ... Miss Fosdick
Peter Butterworth Peter Butterworth ... Shuffling Patient
Elizabeth Knight Elizabeth Knight ... Nurse Willing
Alexandra Dane Alexandra Dane ... Stout Woman
Peter Gilmore ... Henry
Pat Coombs Pat Coombs ... New Matron
Patricia Hayes Patricia Hayes ... Mrs. Beasley
William Mervyn William Mervyn ... Lord Paragon
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Storyline

Dr Nookey is disgraced and sent to a remote island hospital. He is given a secret slimming potion by a member of staff, Gladstone Screwer, and he flies back to England to fame and fortune. But others want to cash in on his good fortunes, and some just want him brought down a peg or two. Written by Simon N. McIntosh-Smith <Simon.N.Smith@cs.cf.ac.uk>

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Details

Official Sites:

Carry On Line

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 May 1970 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Carry On Again Doctor See more »

Filming Locations:

Pinewood Studios canteen See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

The Rank Organisation See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The hospital party was filmed in the lunchroom of Pinewood Studios. See more »

Goofs

When Doctor Nookie runs into Casualty and asks Matron what is the case he has to deal with, Matron says "Officer" and not "Doctor" when talking to him. See more »

Quotes

Nurse: She thinks every man is after her.
Dr. Ernest Stoppidge: [to the nurse] Well, we can't have her disturbing the rest of the patients like this.
Dr. Ernest Stoppidge: [to Miss. Armitage] Now come, come, Miss Armitage. We mustn't be a silly girl, must we?
Miss Armitage: [shouting] Keep back! Keep back!
Dr. Ernest Stoppidge: You know me. I'm Doctor Stoppidge.
Miss Armitage: Hmph. You're all the same. You're only after one thing.
Dr. Ernest Stoppidge: No, no - that'd be quite untrue, Miss. Armitage. I only want to get you into bed.
Miss Armitage: [screaming] Get out of here, you sex maniacs!
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Referenced in 100 Greatest Sexy Moments (2003) See more »

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My brief review of the film
25 June 2005 | by sol-See all my reviews

Loaded with funny jokes, and featuring Kenneth Williams at his very finest, this is one of the strongest entries in the Carry On series. Sure, it is rather silly in a number of different ways, and the music and sound effects choices are quite poor, plus there is some fast motion used very ineffectively - but otherwise there is little not to like in it. The characters are simply great, the plot is rather interesting, and there are some good, though briefly shown, tropical locations. It is all rather well shot and definitely well written. Overall, it is surprising that this entry does not have a better reputation.


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