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Carry on Behind (1975)

Not Rated | | Comedy | 2 April 1976 (USA)
Professors Vooshka and Crump decide to visit an archaeological site to study the artifacts there. Lo and behold, it's right next to a caravan site where all manner of people are staying. ... See full summary »

Director:

Gerald Thomas

Writer:

Dave Freeman (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Elke Sommer ... Professor Anna Vooshka
Kenneth Williams ... Professor Roland Crump
Bernard Bresslaw ... Arthur Upmore
Kenneth Connor ... Major Leep
Jack Douglas Jack Douglas ... Ernie Bragg
Joan Sims ... Daphne Barnes
Windsor Davies ... Fred Ramsden
Peter Butterworth Peter Butterworth ... Henry Barnes
Liz Fraser ... Sylvia Ramsden
Patsy Rowlands ... Linda Upmore
Ian Lavender ... Joe Baxter
Adrienne Posta ... Norma Baxter
Patricia Franklin Patricia Franklin ... Vera Bragg
Donald Hewlett ... The Dean
Carol Hawkins Carol Hawkins ... Sandra
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Storyline

Professors Vooshka and Crump decide to visit an archaeological site to study the artifacts there. Lo and behold, it's right next to a caravan site where all manner of people are staying. With a randy Major owning the site, a snobbish mother, and the two professors' constant innuendos, the film ends with a sinking caravan site and a striptease performance as a replacement for the cabaret night. Written by Graeme Huggan <hia95gh@sheffield.ac.uk>

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Carry On Behind - with the '76 touch - the Carry On team ... looking a site for sore thighs

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Comedy

Certificate:

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Official Sites:

Carry On Line

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 April 1976 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ist ja irre - Der total verrückte Mumienschreck See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

There was a continuous sea of mud on the on-location field set. See more »

Goofs

When Bernard Bresslaw walks into the shower room, and Kenneth Williams passes him Elke's clothes, Elke's shower has suddenly gained a glass panel. See more »

Quotes

[in Fred Ramsden's Butcher Shop]
Fred Ramsden: Hello Elss.
Mrs. Rowan: Hello love, give us a bit of that for the old man.
Fred Ramsden: Give that to your husband and you're in for a night of romance.
Mrs. Rowan: Ooh, can I do it in the oven?
Fred Ramsden: Do it where you like, it's your kitchen.
Mrs. Rowan: Ooh!
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Crazy Credits

Opening credits: All Characters and Events in this film are fictitious. Any similarity to actual Events or Persons, Living or Dead, is purely coincidental. See more »

Alternate Versions

As with many Carry On films the BBFC required cuts for an 'A' (PG certificate). One of these was to shots of topless nudity during the film wrongly shown by Professor Crump in the opening lecture scene. The producers successfully appealed to censor Stephen Murphy and the cuts were rescinded, though a cut was made to brief shots of Linda Upmore's jiggling breasts when Crump notices her through a caravan window. Later releases feature the same print. See more »

Connections

Follows Don't Lose Your Head (1967) See more »

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Sophisticates need not bother.
3 February 2015 | by BA_HarrisonSee all my reviews

Carry On Behind is dismissed by some fans of the series as an inferior imitation of Carry On Camping, a crass caper that desperately tries to keep up with the times by offering viewers an endless tirade of even more risqué innuendo, crude toilet humour and gratuitous female nudity (bums and boobs, but no bush). I don't understand the criticism: in my opinion, that sounds like the recipe for a whole lot of fun!

Sid James and Babs Windsor might not be along for the ride this time around (they were busy working abroad), and Charles Hawtree is also notable by his absence, but even without these stalwarts of the series, I had a great time: Carry On regulars Kenneth Williams, Joan Sims, Bernard Bresslaw, Liz Fraser, Patsy Rowlands, Kenneth Connor, Peter Butterworth and Jack Douglas ably represent the old guard, while new faces include TV talent Windsor Davies (It Ain't Half Hot Mum) and Ian Lavender (Dad's Army), sexy German actress Elke Sommer, and dolly bird Adrienne Posta (Adventures of a Taxi Driver/Adventures of a Private Eye).

Between them they deliver the goods: Williams falls in a cesspit, Sommer takes a shower and flashes her butt, desperate middle-aged married men Davies and Douglas lust after bikini babes Carol Hawkins and Sherrie Hewson (of Coronation Street fame), Bresslaw goes in search of a foul-beaked Mynah bird, Posta wears a preposterous blonde wig (surely that wasn't her real hair?), Butterworth gets romantic with Sims, and Connor accidentally books a stripper for his caravan camp cabaret act! It might no be all that sophisticated, but its good for some guffaws and a fair few 'phwoars'.


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