Carry on

United Kingdom

Film

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Between 1958 and 1978 British duo Peter Rogers and Gerald Thomas became a national institution as they regularly churned out a steady stream of saucy, slapstick, commercially successful “Carry on” films. They worked with a regular troupe of actors including Kenneth Williams, Charles Hawtrey, Joan Sims, Sidney James, Bernard Bresslaw and Barbara Windsor, although international comedy figures also made guest appearances. Rogers and Thomas were constant factors throughout the series, although production companies would change behind the scenes. “Carry on Colombus” - a commercial failure, was released in 1993, the year after Roger’s death.

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Credits

director

Gerald Thomas

producer

Peter Rogers

production company

Adder Productions

Rank Organisation Film Productions

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

S01357

Language

English

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Wikidata

Q948916

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