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Carry On Up the Khyber (1968)

Carry On... Up the Khyber (original title)
Not Rated | | Adventure, Comedy | 12 December 1968 (USA)
Sir Sidney Ruff-Diamond looks after the British outpost near the Khyber Pass. Protected by the kilted Third Foot and Mouth regiment, you would think they were safe. But the Khazi of Kalabar... See full summary »

Director:

Gerald Thomas

Writer:

Talbot Rothwell (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sidney James ... Sir Sidney Ruff-Diamond
Kenneth Williams ... The Khasi of Kalabar
Charles Hawtrey ... Pte. James Widdle
Roy Castle ... Capt. Keene
Joan Sims ... Lady Ruff-Diamond
Bernard Bresslaw ... Bungdit Din
Peter Butterworth ... Brother Belcher
Terry Scott ... Sgt. Major Macnutt
Angela Douglas ... Princess Jelhi
Cardew Robinson Cardew Robinson ... The Fakir
Julian Holloway ... Major Shorthouse
Peter Gilmore ... Private Ginger Hale
Leon Thau Leon Thau ... Stinghi
Wanda Ventham ... Khasi's First Wife
Alexandra Dane Alexandra Dane ... Busti
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Sir Sidney Ruff-Diamond looks after the British outpost near the Khyber Pass. Protected by the kilted Third Foot and Mouth regiment, you would think they were safe. But the Khazi of Kalabar has other ideas. He wants all the British dead! But his troops fear the "skirted-devils"; they are rumoured not to wear anything underneath. Then one is caught with his pants on... Written by Simon N. McIntosh-Smith <Simon.N.Smith@cs.cf.ac.uk>

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Taglines:

Gales of laughter as the wind blows up the Khyber and the kilts of the 'Carry On' army! [Australia theatrical] See more »

Genres:

Adventure | Comedy

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Carry On Line

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 December 1968 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alles unter Kontrolle - Keiner blickt durch See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor) (uncredited)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The character name of Bunghit Din (Bernard Bresslaw) was a spoof of Rudyard Kipling's "Gunga Din" character who first appeared in Kipling's poem of the same name in 1892. See more »

Goofs

Brother Belcher can be seen walking past the gates. Then he gets a bullet that flies out of nowhere. When the bullet hits his hat, the hat shoots upward and out of shot. In the wide shot of all the gates and the walls, there is no sign of his hat. See more »

Quotes

The Khasi of Kalabar: May the benevolence of the god Shivoo bring blessings on your house.
Sir Sidney Ruff-Diamond: And on yours.
The Khasi of Kalabar: And may his wisdom bring success in all your undertakings.
Sir Sidney Ruff-Diamond: And in yours.
The Khasi of Kalabar: And may his radiance light up your life.
Sir Sidney Ruff-Diamond: And up yours.
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Crazy Credits

OR The British Position In India See more »

Connections

Edited into What a Carry On: Episode #1.13 (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Light Cavalry Overture
(uncredited)
Written by Franz von Suppé
Heard during polo match
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A great satire
21 October 2003 | by max-152See all my reviews

This film defines British comedy. The jokes, puns, and characters are all classic carry on. I'd say this is the best of the series, and atcually the most accomplished plot-wise. The 'dining room attack' scene, I think, is one of the best moments in film history, and should be seen. Highly recommended.


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