It also features Harry H. Corbett in his only series appearance and Fenella Fielding making her second and final appearance. Just as he returns to normal, Orlando and Valeria burst in and Orlando threatens to petrify them with a special formula. The film, set in Edwardian London, begins with a young couple courting in the woods. He's kidnapping beautiful young women and turning them into mannequins to sell to local stores. Charles Hawtrey was added to the cast at the eleventh hour, after American distributors specifically requested him, as he was such a hit and crowd-pleaser with audiences there. Valeria persuades Bung and Albert to spend the night at the manor, and slips a viper into their bed as they sleep. One of several satirical films in the British "Carry On" series, this is a broad spoof of horror films in general and of Universal monster movies in particular. Valeria confides in Orlando and they scheme to get Doris back. certainly doesn’t restrict itself to the social mores of that era. 1966 ::", "BFI Screenonline: Carry On Screaming! Oct 7, 2019 - Explore adrian rigelsford's board "Carry On Screaming" on Pinterest. Following his escape from the police lab, Junior makes his way to the Bide-A Wee rest home, where he is initially mistaken for his 'father' by Orlando and Valeria. This was changed at the request of actor Kenneth Williams, who wanted to play his own age (39), so that Orlando and Valeria are brother and sister in the finished version.[6]. After failing to dispose of Bung and Potter with a snake, the Oddbods are dispatched to deal with them. (1966)", Ray Pilgrim recalls the recording of the “Carry On Screaming” title song, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Carry_On_Screaming!&oldid=995880991, Films with screenplays by Talbot Rothwell, Articles with unsourced statements from July 2007, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Filming dates: 10 January – 25 February 1966, This page was last edited on 23 December 2020, at 11:08. Apr 15, 2015 - Jim Dale, Harry H. Corbett & Peter Butterworth examine a shop dummy that resembles Angela Douglas in Carry On Screaming! The reluctant Bung sets about investigating, and finds a seven-foot-tall monster, an angry Mummy, and Kenneth Williams’ nasal cry of “Frying tonight!”. Filming dates – 10 January-25 February 1966. The scientist describes it as coming off an extinct species of ape-man, but says he will wire it up to an electrical charge to see if it was a living membrane. In the 2005 album What a Carry On, the theme was sung by Gary Williams, with the Royal Ballet Sinfonia conducted by Gavin Sutherland. Suddenly, a hideous creature appears from behind a t… Bung and Potter are reunited with Slobotham and manage to return Doris to human form, but discover that Emily has been turned into a mannequin. The, Whenever Bung is using his car the soundtrack plays a variation of ". The next day, Bung, Slobotham and Potter interview Dan Dann (Charles Hawtrey), a lavatory attendant who once worked at Bide-A-Wee as a gardener, but Dann is silenced by Oddbod before he can reveal anything. Carry On Screaming is a 1966 British comedy film, the twelfth in the series of 31 Carry On films (1958–1992). Fandom Apps Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. When Albert searches the woods for a Peeping Tom, Doris is abducted by a monster named Oddbod (Tom Clegg), which leaves a finger behind. Production of the film ran from 10 January 1966 to 25 February 1966; it was shot at Pinewood Studios and on location in Berkshire and Buckinghamshire. Meanwhile, the police scientist (Jon Pertwee) accidentally creates a second creature—Oddbod Junior (Billy Cornelius)—when subjecting Oddbod's finger to an electrical charge. What A Carry On Wiki is a FANDOM Movies Community. Valeria and Orlando plot to rid themselves of Bung and his friends, by starting a new line of male dummies for tailors. [3] It was the last of the series to be made by Anglo-Amalgamated before the series moved to The Rank Organisation. Albert, finding the finger, rushes to the police station and reports the matter to Detective Constable Slobotham (Peter Butterworth), who in turn tells his superior, the henpecked Detective Sergeant Sidney Bung (Harry H. Corbett), who has been investigating similar disappearances in the same woods. Production of the film ran from 10 January 1966 to 25 February 1966; it was shot at Pinewood Studios and on location in Berkshire and Buckinghamshire. The passing of time has given the best of these low-low-budget comedies an irresistible charm, and this is from the series’ golden age – when the formula had been perfected and before they became stale and lifeless. Carry On Screaming was their send-up of horror films and, to a larger degree, horror culture - the ghouls certainly seemed quite a bit like the Addams or the Munsters. Carry on Screaming is a really campy and pretty amusing tongue-in-cheek parody of Hammer movies, without going full Mel Brooks with it's film parody. The script by Carry On regular Talbot Rothwell has all the sexual innuendo, smutty gags, crude humour & puns that make these Carry On's so much fun to watch & thankfully it doesn't take itself too seriously. The film, set in Edwardian London, begins with a young couple courting in the woods. As such, the template was pretty much set in stone meaning that only two variables really come into play. The bungling Constable Slobotham (Peter Butterworth) takes the details of the case and phones his superior, the henpecked Sergeant Sidney Bung (Harry H. Corbett). After they leave, Valeria is about to regenerate the monster who kidnapped Doris, the creature is named Oddbod, and it transpires that Dr. Watt and Valeria and Oddbod are responsible for the missing women, as they kidnap innocent women and turn them into mannequins. https://whatacarryon.fandom.com/wiki/Carry_On_Screaming?oldid=3949, The theme song "Carry On Screaming" (film version only) was sung by. Terrified, he flees to the police. Apr 3, 2018 - Tom Clegg as Oddbod in Carry On Screaming! [4] Of the regular cast, it features Kenneth Williams, Jim Dale, Charles Hawtrey, Joan Sims, Bernard Bresslaw and Peter Butterworth. After getting a statement, Bung makes to leave but Watt collapses and his face begins to dissolve into the air. Of the regular cast, it features Kenneth Williams, Jim Dale, Charles Hawtrey, Joan Sims, Bernard Bresslaw and Peter Butterworth. As the monsters advance on them, Albert downs the poisoned brandy Valeria gave Bung earlier. The faces are a little washed out but I think thats to do with seeing the film so many times on DVD and TV. It was the last of the series to be made by Anglo-Amalgamated before the series moved to The Rank Organisation. Next morning Bung and Slobotham arrest Albert on suspicion of theft, but fail to prove anything as he has merely five toes, whilst the footprints in the shop had six. Inside a tall, Lurch-like butler, Sockett (Bernard Bresslaw) greets them. His most substantial role was as one of the monsters, Oddbod Jr., in Screaming. Shop unique cards for Birthdays, Anniversaries, Congratulations, and more. Carry On Camping location: the camping store: High Street, Maidenhead, Berkshire. Bung returns to Valeria, as he cannot stop thinking about her. Basically a brother and a sister and their henchmen are kidnapping beautiful women in a park and turning them into mannequin and selling them to shops. Obviously no one believes him. Emily and Slobotham are captured by the Oddbods, and taken to the manor. Back at the lab, the scientist has accidentally managed to recreate another Oddbod, which kills him and goes to Bide-A-Wee, where he is adopted by the Watt family. After killing the scientist, Oddbod Junior makes his way to the mansion, where Valeria and Watt are turning people into mannequins (in the manner of House of Wax) to sell. Sockett informs the mistress of the house, the seductive vampire Valeria (Fenella Fielding), of their presence, and she in turn awakens her electrically-charged brother, Dr. Orlando Watt (Kenneth Williams). After recovering the next day, Bung and Slobotham decide to set a trap in Hocombe Woods, with Slobotham disguised as a woman for bait. Doris Mann (Angela Douglas) is insistent that there is a peeping tom watching them from the bushes. The singer is actually Ray Pilgrim, a session singer who sang for the Embassy label. The aspect ratio is 1:66:1 as it was originally filmed in. Suddenly, a hideous creature appears from behind a tree and abducts Doris. Her boyfriend, Albert Potter (Jim Dale), while grumbling that he's been dating her for a year and there's been nothing worth watching thus far, reluctantly leaves to scout the area, leaving Doris on her own. He replaced Sydney Bromley in the role of Dan Dann, in what would have been a minor role in the film. Albert leaves and Bung and Slobotham hatch a plan to set a trap for the monster that is abducting the women. The theme song "Carry On Screaming" (film version only) was credited as "Anon" and was thought to have been sung by Jim Dale, who appears in the film. See more ideas about Carry on, British comedy, Kenneth williams. Albert manages to reanimate her and Bung finally accepts that there is something odd going on. High-quality Carry On Screaming Greeting Cards designed and sold by artists. hilarious even as a … Synopsis by Cavett Binion. After interviewing Albert and seeing the strange finger the monster left behind, Bung, Slobotham, and Albert search the woods. Albert and Bung find Oddbod's ear and go to see if Valeria is safe. Valeria poisons Bung and thus turns him into Mr. Hyde, and sends him out to collect the dummy. was the twelfth entry in the series in just eight years. [citation needed] Hawtrey thereby has the unique distinction of being the only actor to have a leading credit in a Carry On for less than five minutes' screen time. Carry On Screaming (1966) The fortune-making Carry On team spoof Hammer Studios with a broad, ... Oddbodd Monster (Tom Clegg). Bung's sharp-tongued wife Emily (Joan Sims) follows, thinking Bung to be having an affair, and is captured by Oddbod Junior while Slobotham is captured by Oddbod. After searching the woods for further clues, the group stumble across the eerie Bide-A-Wee Rest Home, and are shown to the sitting-room by the butler, Sockett (Bernard Bresslaw – a not dissimilar character to Lurch in The Addams Family). She creeps through a secret passage to an underground laboratory and uses electricity to reanimate her brother, zombie Dr. Orlando Watt (Kenneth Williams). I just hope they would do all the same with the other Carry on films. This is the trailer for the British comedy "CARRY ON SCREAMING" this time the Carry On Gang are involved with monsters and Vampires. Albert and Doris are married and visit Bung in his home. Carry On Screaming is a British Comedy and the twelfth film in the series of Carry On films to be made and was released in 1966. Bemused, the three men enter the gothic manor and wait in the lounge. While London was swinging in the summer of ’66 (and England winning the World Cup, of course), the Carry On team were recreating a haunted Edwardian England, but Screaming! The buffoonish heroes -- a pair of inept Scotland Yard inspectors named Bung and Slowbottom -- are investigating the disappearance of several women in the vicinity of Hocomb Woods when they cross paths with mad … They go to the public washing house and meet Dan Dann, (Charles Hawtrey), who dilly-dallies about what happened to the girls. Before he can, lightning strikes a plug and brings the Egyptian mummy to life. Carry On Screaming was the second film in the series to have a sung main title theme. Dr. Watt's tasteless joke "frying tonight" is a reference to Dracula, who says he'll be "Flying tonight!" Accidently created by Dr Fettle, when Oddbod 's lost finger was subjected to an electrical charge. Albert turns into Mr. Hyde and defeats the Oddbods. was sung, not by Jim Dale, as fans speculated for many years. The creature is searching for his finger but is disturbed by the arrival of Bung and Albert; Slobotham is guarding the sergeant's car. Dr. Watt menaces them with petrifying liquid but is threatened by the re-animated mummy of Rubbatiti, which has come alive following a lightning strike. However, the Carry On films were never sophisticated enough to be parodies – they were merely farces that swiped other entire genres as backdrops for their puns and leering innuendoes. I have to admit that I find Carry On Screaming! Bung, now teamed up with Potter, makes his way to the house whilst following their footprints. As he does, Emily screams at him more. The theme to Carry On Screaming! Bung and Albert attempt to escape through a secret passage and save Slobotham and discover the dummy of Doris. Later that night, after Watt and Valeria have finished vitrifying another victim, Bung arrives at the manor and becomes infatuated with Valeria, who returns his love. One of several satirical films in the British "Carry On" series, this is a broad spoof of horror films in general and of Universal monster movies in particular. An classic moment from Carry On Screaming! It parodies the Hammer horror films of the 50s and 60s, which remade the whole Universal monster franchises with a British flavor. Charles Hawtrey was added at the eleventh hour, after American distributors specifically requested him, as he was such a hit and crowd-pleaser with audiences there. They are surprised to find that Mrs. Bung is still a dummy, and that Valeria is now living with Sergeant Bung. The aspect ratio is 1:66:1 as it was originally filmed in. Albert and Bung notice a horrible stench in the air, and Slobotham faints with horror at the monster's appearance. in the book. Rubbatiti and Watt fall into a boiling vat in the cellar, killing them both. The film opens in the Edwardian era in Hocombe Woods, where Doris Mann (Angela Douglas) and Albert Potter (Jim Dale) are courting. It's real fun, and I kind of hope the rest live up to the humour of Carry on Screaming. Watching them through the eyes of a portrait is the voluptuous lady of the manor, Valeria (Fenella Fielding). I just hope they would do all the same with the other Carry on films. In keeping with the times, it’s possibly the most permissive entry in the series thus far; the sitting-chair chat between Corbett and Fielding bristling with … The film ends with the dummy of Mrs. Bung winking slyly at the camera. Carry On Screaming is a parody of the Hammer horror films, which were also popular at the time.[5]. The sinister Dr Watt has an evil scheme going. Completely Different Title: Carry On Vampire, Frankenstein Junior, With Pointed Teeth, Alarm in a Creepy Castle and Between the Crazy Monsters are the movie's alternate titles in some parts of the world. Bung refuses to acknowledge anything odd has happened, but is still unwilling to revisit the house. It … CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (, ":: the whippit inn - carry on screaming! After ordering Slobotham to keep Albert there, the long-suffering Bung hangs up and prepares to leave for the police station. Made in 1966, Carry On Screaming! When Albert searches the woods for a Peeping Tom, Doris is abducted by a monster named Oddbod (Tom Clegg), which leaves a finger behind. When Bung returns home, he receives another nagging from his wife, yet manages to escape to the lab as they have a report on Oddbod's finger. Bung gets an earful from his nagging wife, Emily (Joan Sims), about the noise the telephone is making as it is preventing her from sleeping. Bung kills the snake with a gun and Orlando sets the monsters on them. Her boyfriend, Albert Potter (Jim Dale), while grumbling that he's been dating her for a year and there's been nothing worth watching thus far, reluctantly leaves to scout the area, leaving Doris on her own. The name of Kenneth Williams' character "Dr. Watt" is a play on ", Sergeant Bung's car is a 1904 Brushmobile. Bung returns to the house and discovers evidence that links Valeria and Watt to the mannequin but remains oblivious. Carry On Screaming! He also appeared in the 1970 Carry On Stuffing Christmas TV special, and three episodes on the Carry On Laughing TV series. Slobotham reports the disappearance of Doris Mann, and Bung notes that she is the sixth woman to have vanished in Hocombe Woods within a year. Albert and Doris marry some time later, only to discover that Bung, whose home lacks electricity, is unable to return his wife to human form, and is now living with Valeria. The next day, Potter discovers Doris—in mannequin form—in a milliner's shop but no proof can be found that it really is Doris. Watt is delighted, yet the mummy turns on him and drags him into a boiling vat, with Watt screaming "Frying Tonight!". Albert, finding the finger, rushes to the police station and reports the matter to Detective Constable Slobotham (Peter Butterworth), who in turn tells his superior, the henpecked Detective Sergeant Sidney Bung (Harry H. Corbett), who has been i… It truly reminds me of early morning cartoons with a tinge of safe sexual humour. is one hour and thirty – six minutes and was released in theatres on August 16, 1966. The character of Orlando Watt was initially written as Valeria's father. D&D Beyond After a wild night with Valeria, Bung is in a good mood, which is ruined after Albert has been caught breaking into a shop, claiming one of dummies is his Doris. Dated, but if you are a fan of Amicus or Hammer you should definately check it out! Suddenly Albert turns up with a note from someone saying they know what happened to Doris. Angela Douglas makes the second of her four Carry On appearances. Doris Mann (Angela Douglas) is insistent that there is a peeping tom watching them from the bushes. The movie itself pokes fun at … As he lies unconscious, the creature tears the car apart then leaves. Other credited roles are in Again Doctor, Henry, and Dick. The suave Ricou Browning as the Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) was his first foray into films. Additional uncredited roles are in Cowboy and Don't Lose Your Head. After Sockett explains that the policemen want to see the master, Valeria reluctantly goes to wake her brother. Another of the movie-themed Carry On films, Carry On Screaming is another winner and some people's favorite. Emily Bung is turned into a dummy, and they prepare to start on Slobotham. Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee starred in most of them. ; Executive Meddling: Charles Hawtrey replaced Sydney Bromley as Dan Dann at the last minute, because the American distributors wanted him for his popularity there. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Albert wires Watt up to an electric plug and restores him. When Albert returns he is horrified to find Doris gone, and a hairy, clawed finger in her place. Slobotham is disguised in drag and made to sit in the woods. As they try to escape, they are cornered by the Oddbods and are trapped in the lounge. The film opens in the Edwardian era in Hocombe Woods, where Doris Mann (Angela Douglas) and Albert Potter (Jim Dale) are courting. Also "frying tonight" is a phrase associated with British "Fish & Chips" takeaway restaurants. Dr. Watt stumbles to greet the three men, and explains to them his dreams of reanimating his mummified Egyptian pharaoh, King Rubatitti. Dr. Watt speaks to the three men, who are frightened from the house when Dr. Watt vanishes and re-appears when his electrical charge runs down. Bung and Albert find Slobotham and drive to an eerie manor house named Bide-A-Wee Rest Home. Carry on Screaming is good and brings out a lot more detail than just the ordinary DVD. A battle follows, in which Albert (in Mr. Hyde form) defeats the Oddbods. Starring Jim Dale, Angela Douglas, Joan Sims and Kenneth Williams. Unknown to them, Watt and Valeria have sent Oddbod to follow them, and Oddbod kills Dan by drowning him in a toilet. Believing him to be on their scent, Valeria and Watt use a potion to turn Bung into Mr. Hyde and order him to steal the mannequin for them. Get up to 35% off. When they inquire to see the master of the house, Sockett deadpans that the master has been dead for fifteen years, yet still persists in asking him if he can see them. The Carry On film always comes with certain expectations, even more so in this instance. Bung arrives at the house to investigate Dann's death, but becomes infatuated with Valeria instead. A British sleuth (Harry H. Corbett) and his sidekick find monsters at the mansion of a mad doctor (Kenneth Williams) and his sister (Fenella Fielding). He lets slip about the confusion with Doris and the dummy, and she becomes worried. Carry on Screaming is good and brings out a lot more detail than just the ordinary DVD. The faces are a little washed out but I think thats to do with seeing the film so many times on DVD and TV. Carry On Screaming seems to set out to be a much-needed parody of the Hammer film, which was at the height of its popularity when this was made. where Detective Sergeant Sidney Bung's drink turns him into a monster. Emily Bung follows them, thinking her husband is having an affair with this "woman" and Albert also follows wanting to catch the creature. 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