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Carry On Up the Jungle (1970)

Carry on Up the Jungle (original title)
Not Rated | | Adventure, Comedy | 20 March 1970 (UK)
The Carry On team send up the Tarzan tradition in great style. Lady Evelyn Bagley mounts an expedition to find her long-lost baby. Bill Boosey is the fearless hunter and guide. Prof. Tinkle... See full summary »

Director:

Gerald Thomas

Writer:

Talbot Rothwell (screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Frankie Howerd ... Professor Inigo Tinkle
Sidney James ... Bill Boosey
Charles Hawtrey ... Tonka the Great / Walter Bagley
Joan Sims ... Lady Evelyn Bagley
Terry Scott ... Ugh, the Jungle Boy
Kenneth Connor ... Claude Chumley
Bernard Bresslaw ... Upsidaisi
Jacki Piper ... June
Valerie Leon ... Leda
Reuben Martin Reuben Martin ... Gorilla
Edwina Carroll ... Nerda
Valerie Moore Valerie Moore ... Lubi Lieutenant
Cathi March Cathi March ... Lubi Lieutenant
Danny Daniels ... Nosha Chief
Yemi Goodman Ajibade Yemi Goodman Ajibade ... (as Yemi Ajibade)
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Storyline

The Carry On team send up the Tarzan tradition in great style. Lady Evelyn Bagley mounts an expedition to find her long-lost baby. Bill Boosey is the fearless hunter and guide. Prof. Tinkle is searching for the rare Oozalum bird. Everything is going swimmingly until a gorilla enters the camp, and then the party is captured by an all female tribe from Aphrodisia... Written by Simon N. McIntosh-Smith <Simon.N.Smith@cs.cf.ac.uk>

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Who were you expecting . . . the galloping gourmet? See more »

Genres:

Adventure | Comedy

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

Carry On Line

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 March 1970 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Carry on Up the Congo See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The name of the place that the "Lubby-Dubby" tribe came from was the Lost World of "Aphrodisia". See more »

Goofs

In the beginning, when a gorilla first appears chasing Joan Sims out of the toilet, Sid James fires three shots from a double-barreled shotgun. See more »

Quotes

Bill Boosey: [hearing tribal drums] Upsidaisi what are they saying?
Upsidaisi: They're saying bum di di bum di di bum bum bum
Bill Boosey: I know that. What does it mean?
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Connections

Edited into Carry on Laughing: Episode #1.12 (1981) See more »

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Wonderful!
25 August 2005 | by chuffnobblerSee all my reviews

The jokes keep coming, in true Carry On fashion, and most of them stand the test of time, even after all these years.

Loads of great moments. Joan Sims's performance as Lady Bagley is particularly memorable in the sequence where she gets a snake up her dress. Plenty of Carry On knob-gags, a wonderful mating ritual (Tonka! Tonka! Stick it up your honka!), and lots of lovely ladies.

Frankie Howerd is on fine form, camping it up like nobody's business. Sid guffaws his way through the proceedings and, more than halfway through, there's a whole new lease of life with the sudden and unexpected appearance of Charlie Hawtrey. Even Terry Scott's aggravating and not-particularly-funny Jungle Boy doesn't grate too much, as the whole film is full of such energy and fun that he barely even registers.

One of the very best of the Carry Ons. Some people may not feel this is a glowing compliment!


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