Carry On Regardless

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"Can you stand the laughs? Do you cry real tears at comedy? Do your sides ache when you laugh too hard?"
  • NR
  • 1961
  • 1 hr 30 min
  • 6.0  (2,375)

Carry On Regardless is a British comedy film from 1961 that is part of the popular Carry On film series. The film features a star-studded cast, including the likes of Sidney James, Kenneth Connor, Charles Hawtrey, Joan Sims, Liz Fraser, and Bill Owen. The film was directed by Gerald Thomas, who would go on to direct several other Carry On films. The movie revolves around a group of odd-jobbers who try to make a living by taking on any task that comes their way.

The film opens with the introduction of the 'Helping Hands Agency', a newly established employment agency that aims to provide assistance to people looking for staff to carry out odd jobs. The agency is run by the stern and uptight Miss Cooling (June Whitfield), who is determined to maintain a high standard of service even if it means taking on some of the more unusual requests that come her way.

The film then introduces the main characters, a group of hapless job-seekers who have all been recently hired by the Helping Hands Agency. The group includes the lovable rogue Sam Twist (Sidney James), who has a penchant for getting into trouble; the easily distracted Ernest (Kenneth Connor), who finds it hard to concentrate on any task for too long; the accident-prone Francis Courtenay (Charles Hawtrey), who seems to cause chaos wherever he goes; and the bumbling Lily (Joan Sims), who has a knack for getting into awkward situations.

The group sets out to take on a variety of tasks for their clients, which include cleaning windows, delivering messages, and even catching a runaway horse. However, their successes are few and far between, and they find themselves constantly getting into scrapes and causing chaos wherever they go.

Despite their many failures, the group remains determined to make a success of the Helping Hands Agency. They hatch a plan to win a competition run by a wealthy businessman, Sir Bertram Hetherington (Peter Jones), in which the agency that performs the best job will win a large cash prize. The group decides to take on a particularly challenging task, providing security for a valuable diamond necklace at a high-society party.

This leads to a series of hilarious mishaps and misunderstandings, as the group tries to keep the necklace safe amidst a backdrop of wacky guests and chaotic events. However, they ultimately manage to save the day and win the competition, earning the respect and admiration of Sir Bertram in the process.

Carry On Regardless is a classic British comedy that showcases the talent of some of the country's most beloved comedians. The film is full of slapstick humor, witty one-liners, and clever visual gags that are guaranteed to make audiences of all ages laugh out loud. The cast is fantastic, with each actor bringing their own unique style and charm to their respective roles.

Overall, Carry On Regardless is a must-see film for fans of classic British comedy. It's a fun and entertaining movie that will leave audiences feeling good and chuckling long after the credits have rolled.

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    1 hr 30 min
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    6.0  (2,375)