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  Carry On London to Begin Filming: The 32nd Carry On Film Could Be In Cinemas by the End of 2008
Key to the success of the Carry On films was the roster of actors and actresses who made regular appearances in the films, frequently playing the same kind of character.
Carry On Camping was the standout success of the series and was the highest grossing film in the UK in 1969.
Carry On London is said to follow the antics of a fleet of limousine drivers as they attempt to ferry demanding celebrities to the Herberts, the British version of the Oscars.
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  Britain's Carry On films
Carry On Emman­nuelle ended that run (after a couple of preceding flops): a film vainly trying to import naughty sniggers into the liber­ated early Seventies.
James in the Carry Ons is the New Man banging on the door of a British tradi­tionalism past its sell-by date.
James is Carry On's answer to the unfettered moral commentator the Bard wrote into his plays as the "common man": Launce­lot Enobarbus in Antony and Cleopatra, the Gravedigger in Hamlet.
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 Carry On films - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Carry On films were a long-running series of British popular low-budget comedy films, directed by Gerald Thomas and produced by Peter Rogers.
The films' humour was influenced by the British traditions of the music hall and seaside postcards, and many parodied more serious films.
A fl-and-white film, Carry On Spaceman, was planned for release after Carry On Regardless, but was abandoned.
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 Carry On Up the Rectum - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
Carry On Up the Rectum is a British 1980 comedy film made as part of the long-running series of Carry On Films.
This is another Carry On film to spoof Hospital dramas like ER, but spends more time showing the Nurses undressing in the private wards.
Several critics felt is was an OK film, but not as good as some of the previous Carry On Films.
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 What on earth is a Carry On film?
The Carry On films are a series of films - 31 in all were made.* Some would suggest that was too, too many.
Carry On Sergeant is referred to as Sergeant, etc. Many of the films portray, to some extent, the social pretensions of the time.
The earlier films (many of which were fl and white) often followed the theme of misfits doing almost everything wrong but who end up getting it right, usually more by good luck than good judgement.
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 Carry On - Original music and dialogue from the Carry On Films: Music composed by Bruce Montgomery and Eric Rogers: ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
When the modest comedy film Carry On Sergeant was released in 1958 - with its borrowed army command of a title and impudent attitude to military authority - its appeal to a country still facing mandatory national service was overwhelming.
The films even export, and have gained many devotees in the USA – though I do have to mention catching a re-run of Carry On Camping in 1975 with an American friend of mine who after the screening commented … "that was a film?".
It has to be said that 'Carry On' comedy is just as much visual (the cast's facial expressions and the body language as they deliver those outrageous gags) and, of course, this important element cannot be delivered through the medium of a purely audio experience.
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 Carry On Films - Conservapedia
Despite tiny budgets, laboured puns and endless double-entendres, the 30 Carry On films produced by Peter Rogers and director Gerald Thomas are among the most fondly remembered comedies in British cinema.
Arguably the best of the genre was Carry on Cleo (1964), which benefited from sets left behind at Pinewood from the Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor film of Cleopatra, and had one of Talbot Rothwell’s strongest scripts.
The Carry on Film with the biggest budget was "Carry on Up the Khyber", in which Sir Sidney Ruff-Diamond (played by Sid James) is Queen Victoria's Governor in the province of Khalabar near the Khyber Pass.
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 The Carry On Films
From their debut in 1958 through to the present day, the mention of the words "Carry On" bring to mind images of saucy humour, larger than life characters and riotous slapstick.
There are very few people in their home country, if not elsewhere, who haven't seen at least one of the 31 Carry On films, let alone the subsequent stage shows and television series.
The humour of the Carry Ons, while far from unique, is presented with such flair that when one thinks of the typical British comedy, the words "Carry On" immediately spring to mind.
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The Carry On films were a long-running series of British low-budget comedy films made at Pinewood Studios, England.
The period in which the films were made coincided with the British sexual revolution and the later films increasingly became more relaxed towards sexual jokes and situations than the earlier ones.
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 Welcome to disabilityfilms
At the beginning of the film he is living with his mother who says he has developed from a young boy who lived entirely in his own world to being able to reach out to others.
The film is about his transition from his mother's home to living with friends who will care for him.
The Gillian Film is a moving portrait of an exceptional young woman who works at a local veterinary clinic, rides horses, takes dance classes, and is developmentally disabled.
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 Carry On Films
Between 1958 and 1979 there were 29 Carry On films made, most with variations of the same leading cast, plus many notable guests, the last of the regular series being Carry On Emmanuelle.
A revival film, Carry on Columbus, was released in 1992.
This film was based on a recently discovered manuscript by one William Cobbler which reveals that Henry VIII did in fact have two more wives.
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 BBC - Films - Article - "Carry On London" Calling
Carry On films worked for three reasons - the script, the cast, and the 60s.
To make a Carry On without any of the original foundations means you're stuck between a rock and a (ooh er missus) hard place.
A good Carry On drinking game is to down your sauce every time there's an actor on screen who's now dead.
www.bbc.co.uk /films/2003/07/24/james_king_88_article.shtml   (371 words)

 Stop Carry Ons | Film | guardian.co.uk
It's 50 years since the first Carry On film, Carry On Sergeant, was released and lately there's been tabloid talk about a brand new Carry On film, possibly starring Russell Brand (who else?).
Carry On Camping (with that iconic sequence featuring Barbara Windsor's errant bra) was especially painful.
With the exception of Carry on up the Khyber (even the title is good) they are films that I always think I'll enjoy when I'm bored and there's nothing else on the TV but I usually end up turning them off after 10 minutes.
blogs.guardian.co.uk /film/2008/03/stop_carry_ons.html   (1930 words)

 BBC - h2g2 - The 'Carry On...' films
The matriarchal figure in the films, it was the role of the battleaxe to be the butt of many a cruel verbal jibe while ensuring that the heroes were thwarted in their plans for promiscuity and debauchery.
Carry On films were about the only thing we sat down to watch on TV as a family when we were kids (my parents not being into blockbusters or musicals), and I love them partly I think because of that.
Carry On Columbus was not that bad a film, but what it did fail to do was marry the comedians of the day with the surviving Carry On team.
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 Carry On Laughing - Home - The Carry On Films
The Carry On films spanned a number of years between the late 1950 and into the 1970s.
They were a series of comedy films that were very 'tongue in cheek' and had a fairly sexual content for the time.
The early films were shot in fl and white though this changed to colour during the 1960s which was the most popular era for the films.
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 Carry On by Rebecca Garrard : An unofficial site to the Carry On films!
They were, and still are, one of the longest running series of films in the history of cinema.
From the very first Carry On (Sergeant) in 1958 through to now, the words "Carry On" instantly spring mental pictures of saucy, seaside postcard humour, and Barbara Windsor flinging off her bra in Carry On Camping.
The style of humour so vital to the Carry Ons is always done with such energy that when someone is asked to think of the typical British comedy, the words "Carry On" are the first out of the mouth.
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 'Carry On' Films <Carry-On-Films>
The "Carry On" films were a long-running series of British low-budget comedy films, directed by Gerald Thomas and produced by Peter Rogers.
The "Carry On" films started in 1958, but the "classic" period of the 29 films was between 1964 to 1971.
I absulutely love all the carry-on films and always watch them when they are on and they are still as funny now as they were when i was a kid.
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 Guardian | What a Carry On!
I know it the same way I know the Carry On films - I've never seen any of those, either." Hanks is due in Cannes to launch the film next week, and he may develop his thoughts on the Carry On films then.
Hanks's apparent belief in the equivalence of the Ealings and the Carry Ons may be insulting, but we have brought it on ourselves with our incessant, tongue-in-cheek praise for the Carry On films, expressed in a smirking sentimental-ironic idiom that I, for one, don't blame the Americans for not understanding or indulging.
But the truth was that Carry On Columbus was ghastly and embarrassing in precisely the same way the old Carry Ons were in their day - it's just that it wasn't possible to surround a new film with a fog of dishonest nostalgia.
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 The Carry On Films
Carry On Cleo is definitely one of the classics of the series and probably is the film with the strongest plot.
This film features Dr Kilmore (Jim Dale,) a young doctor at a busy urban hospital, favoured by the patients and the pretty young nurses alike, who is sacked from his job following a misunderstanding and the evil scheming of Dr Tinkle (Kenneth Williams) and Matron (Hattie Jacques).
This film is very similar to some of the Carry On films set in a large hospital with every bit as much mischief and hilarity.
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 :: the whippit inn - carry on location ::
Instead of expensive filming in foreign climes, the Carry On's stuck to their own back yard which was in and around Pinewood studios.
There were even two trips down to Brighton for Carry On at your Convenience and Carry On Girls to film the Pier sequences.
Of course the world has moved on a great deal since the films were made and naturally many of the locations have changed substantially.
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 Destination Cinema IMAX movie theaters : film distributors
DCI enjoys an affiliation with National Geographic, and two of DCI's theaters and three of its films carry the National Geographic brand.
Destination films, digital cinema attractions, museum and theater development, educational and commercial entertainment.
In an era when the large-format film industry is facing uncertain times, DCI is still drawing more than two million visitors a year to its four theaters and helping clients reach new box-office highs with its library of blockbuster movies.
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 Carry On Spying - or fear the awful STENCH! - Carry On Spying - Epinions.com
Released 2 years later than "Carry On Cruising" but oddly in fl and white whereas the earlier film was in colour, Carry On Spying is a spoof of spy/espionage films in general and a certain Mr Bond in particular.
This was Barbara Windsor's first outing in Carry On films, and she became one of the regulars.
Because the Carry On films are quintessentially British (not always particularly good, but very British!), this is an entry to Barbara (ifif1938)'s Write Off of all things British and French, commemorating her 500th review.
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 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Carry On script gets green light
The long-awaited 32nd Carry On film is one step closer to being filmed and could be in cinemas by the end of the year, the BBC has learned.
Casting details for the new film are expected to be announced later in the year.
It is hoped the film will be released by the end of 2008 to coincide with the 50th anniversary celebrations but, depending on when production begins, it may not hit cinemas until 2009.
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 The Carry On Collection
The earlier films (scripted by Norman Hudis) take on British institutions and are burlesques of the decline of the British Empire (excepting "Carry On Cabby," a dreadful foray into situation comedy).
At their best, the Carry On films in the collection are excruciatingly funny.
And speaking of excruciating, the collection kicks off with a deadly feature clip film from 1977, "That's Carry On," with the film clips lumbering toward you like icebergs while Kenneth Williams and Barbara Windsor flutter around a projection booth like doomed moths.
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 Carry On With The Notorious Rumpo Kid In Violent Stodge City - Carry on Cowboy - Epinions.com
There was always a loose structure to the plot in most Carry On films but with this one it's far more concentrated, with a surprisingly gritty, hard-edged realism behind the laughs.
These two iconic gay stars of the Carry On films were real stalwarts of the Carry On films and their contribution's in Carry On Cowboy (1965) are totally brilliant.
Joan Sims actually said that this was her favourite role in a Carry On film and indeed in all of the period Carry On's, Joan always played an integral part in the film.
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 BBC NEWS | Programmes | Breakfast | What a Carry On
The films were famed for their wry take on Britishness.
In 1992, Carry On Columbus was slated by critics and its cast was drawn largely from alternative comics including Rik Mayall, Alexei Sayle and Julian Clary.
Carry On London focuses on a limousine company - Lenny's Limos - which takes celebrities to a parody of the Oscars ceremony known as the Herberts.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/programmes/breakfast/4990484.stm   (395 words)

The films were Produced by Peter Rogers and Directed by Gerald Thomas.
Myself I couldn't imagine the films without any individual no matter how small or large their roles each person brought a touch of magic which makes these films so loveable.
Sadly we have lost many of the stars from the Carry On's as they have passed away but shall never be forgot as these films continue to attract new generations.
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