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Further Up the Creek (1958)

A naval captain has to deal with dodgy dealings by his crew.

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Val Guest
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Cast overview, first billed only:
David Tomlinson ... Lt. Humphrey Fairweather
Shirley Eaton ... Jane Cartwright
Frankie Howerd ... Bosun
Thora Hird ... Mrs. Galloway
Lionel Jeffries ... Steady Barker
Lionel Murton Lionel Murton ... Perkins
David Lodge ... Scouse
John Warren John Warren ... Cooky
Sam Kydd ... Bates
Edwin Richfield ... Bennett
Howard Williams Howard Williams ... Bunts
Peter Collingwood ... Chippy
Harry Landis ... Webster
Ian Whittaker Ian Whittaker ... Lofty
Tom Gill Tom Gill ... Monsieur Philippe
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A naval captain has to deal with dodgy dealings by his crew.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 November 1960 (South Africa) See more »

Also Known As:

Noch mehr Ärger in der Navy See more »

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Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

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2.35 : 1
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Final movie of John Singer. See more »

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At 1:10 the Captain orders the ship back to Gibraltar by ordering 'hard to port'. When he has his mind changed and wants to cancel the order he orders 'hard to port' again when he should order 'hard to starboard'. See more »

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Follows Up the Creek (1958) See more »

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Slightly better than the original.
18 September 2004 | by david-697See all my reviews

'Up The Creek' proved such a success that this sequel was rushed into production and in fact debuted in the same year. Val Guest remained aboard for this second voyage as did most of the supporting cast (Jeffries, Lodge etc); the only one who refused to sign on was Peter Sellers, who was busy working on 'The Mouse That Roared'. Stepping into his shoes was Frankie Howerd, who proved to be as an effective foil to top-billed David Tomlinson as Sellers was.

In many ways this sequel improves upon the original, having a faster pace and more comic incidents. Tomlinson fares better in this movie, an early scene raises the ghost of Guest's work with comic legend Will Hay, as Tomlinson's bumbling Lieutenant-Commander crosses swords with a knowledgeable Sea Cadet.

An expanded cast including Thora Hird and the very shapely Shirley Eaton (a fixture of British comedies in this period) helps to open out this movie and the sea voyage plot line takes this into different waters from the previous movie.

'Further Up The Creek' faced troubled waters when it was released, failing to match the box office performance of the first movie (partly, in Frankie's Howerd's view, because it was released too close to the original) and plans for any further on-screen voyages were scuppered. Which is a shame as it's an enjoyable little movie, well worth watching if you are in the mood for some innocent fun.


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