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Carry On Cruising (1962)

Carry on Cruising (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy, Romance | 13 April 1962 (UK)
Captain Crowther's lot is not a happy one! Five of his crew have to be replaced and at such short notice before the voyage begins there isn't much to choose from. Not only does he get the ... See full summary »

Directors:

Gerald Thomas, Ralph Thomas (uncredited)

Writers:

Eric Barker (story), Norman Hudis (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sidney James ... Captain Wellington Crowther
Kenneth Williams ... First Officer Leonard Marjoribanks
Kenneth Connor ... Doctor Arthur Binn
Liz Fraser ... Glad Trimble
Dilys Laye ... Florence 'Flo' Castle
Esma Cannon ... Bridget Madderley
Lance Percival Lance Percival ... Wilfred Haines, Ship's Cook
Jimmy Thompson Jimmy Thompson ... Sam Turner, Barman
Ronnie Stevens ... Drunk Passenger
Vincent Ball Vincent Ball ... Jenkins
Cyril Chamberlain Cyril Chamberlain ... Tom Tree, Steward
Willoughby Goddard ... Large Man
Ed Devereaux ... Young Officer
Brian Rawlinson Brian Rawlinson ... Nervous Steward
Anton Rodgers ... Young Man
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Storyline

Captain Crowther's lot is not a happy one! Five of his crew have to be replaced and at such short notice before the voyage begins there isn't much to choose from. Not only does he get the five most incompetent shipmates ever to sail the seven seas, but the passengers turn out to be a rather strange bunch too. The SS Happy Wanderer will never be the same. Written by Simon N. McIntosh-Smith <Simon.N.Smith@cs.cf.ac.uk>

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That Carry On crew in a luxury laughter cruise! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Details

Official Sites:

Carry On Line

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 April 1962 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Ist ja irre - Der Schiffskoch ist seekrank See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Sixth "Carry On" movie in the British comedy film franchise series. See more »

Goofs

At the party at the end of the movie, Sidney James is handed a message. He puts it in his pocket twice. See more »

Quotes

Captain: [Walking into bar] Who are you?
Sam Turner, Barman: Me, sir? Turner, sir.
Captain: Turner?
Sam Turner, Barman: Turner, sir.
Captain: What are you doin' 'ere?
Sam Turner, Barman: Head barman, sir.
Captain: You can't be head barman. Angus is my head barman.
Sam Turner, Barman: [Smiling] Not anymore, sir.
Captain: Not any more? They can't do this to me! Changing a barman? It's like ripping out the engine!
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Alternate Versions

As with many Carry On films the cinema print was cut by the BBFC with the removal of the word "twot" and the dialogue lines "The sun shines out of our portholes", "Cold water and plenty of it" and "Out of where?" (following "Take you fingers out"). Later video/DVD releases feature the same print and the original cuts may no longer survive. See more »

Connections

Followed by Carry On Screaming! (1966) See more »

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a superior 'Carry On ...'
10 August 2004 | by didi-5See all my reviews

Before the 'Carry On' series had busty Barbara Windsor and more than a subtle touch of the bawdy about it, this funny example took to sea with some of the regulars (the crumpled Sid James, the priceless Kenneth Williams, and boggle-eyed Kenneth Connor). With the wonderful Esma Cannon getting tiddled in the bar, and Lance Percival as a disgustingly inventive cook, it couldn't miss.

The best bits by a long way include Connor's clumsy courtship of Liz Fraser; alongside Williams' stilted and self-righteous officer, all nostrils and hardly-hidden indignation. Very funny, as most of the 'Carry Ons' were.


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