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Carry on Abroad (1972)

Not Rated | | Comedy | 8 December 1973 (USA)
A group of holidaymakers head for the Spanish resort of Elsbels for a 4-day visit. When they get there, they find the Hotel still hasn't been finished being built, and the weather is awful.... See full summary »

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Gerald Thomas

Writer:

Talbot Rothwell (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sidney James ... Vic Flange
Kenneth Williams ... Stuart Farquhar
Charles Hawtrey ... Eustace Tuttle
Joan Sims ... Cora Flange
Bernard Bresslaw ... Brother Bernard
Barbara Windsor ... Sadie Tomkins
Kenneth Connor ... Stanley Blunt
Peter Butterworth Peter Butterworth ... Pepe
Jimmy Logan Jimmy Logan ... Bert Conway
June Whitfield ... Evelyn Blunt
Hattie Jacques ... Floella
Derek Francis Derek Francis ... Brother Martin
Sally Geeson Sally Geeson ... Lily
Ray Brooks ... Georgio
Carol Hawkins Carol Hawkins ... Marge
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Storyline

A group of holidaymakers head for the Spanish resort of Elsbels for a 4-day visit. When they get there, they find the Hotel still hasn't been finished being built, and the weather is awful. And there is something strange about the staff. They all look very similar. To top it all off, the weather seems to be having an adverse affect on the Hotel's foundations... Written by Simon N. McIntosh-Smith <Simon.N.Smith@cs.cf.ac.uk>

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Taglines:

The holiday of a Laugh-time!

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Carry On Line

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 December 1973 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Mad Holiday! See more »

Filming Locations:

Bagshot, Surrey, England, UK See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

When released in Germany it lost it's Carry On title and became A Mad Holiday. See more »

Goofs

When Stuart has his trousers pulled down in the market he says, "Oh dear," but his lips do not move. See more »

Quotes

Cora Flange: You filthy rotten stinking beast.
Vic Flange: What have I done now?
Cora Flange: Don't you come the innocent with me. You and that Sadie Tomkins..."Are you going on the same trip too? Oh well fancy that, yes fancy that." Well, I don't fancy that AT ALL!
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Crazy Credits

Technical Advisor - SUN TAN LO TION See more »

Alternate Versions

The BBFC requested cuts for the original cinema release with the removal of one use of "pissed" and the line "I'm going to tear off all your clothes and throw you on the bed". Later video and DVD releases feature the same cut print. See more »

Connections

Edited into Carry on Laughing: Episode #1.1 (1981) See more »

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not everyones favourite, but its my best!
6 July 2002 | by boffinsSee all my reviews

I don't know how well perceived the Carry On's are in the States, but I like to think us Brits consider them a national treasure. This is on the usual format, lots of characters, lots of silly antics, etc, but again the British films of these genre are always getting on the wrong end of critisism, they are harmless fun, and the Carry On's are the best for this, put them on if you are feeling down, or ill, they are guaranteed to make you feel better, whether you're a fan of the King of cool himself (Sir)Sidney James, Kenneth Williams' overly campness, Charles Hawtrey's ability to mock himself, Barbara Windsor's amazing sexiness,Kenneth Connor, Peter Butterworth etc etc, this has it all. buy them all*******


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