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Carry On Teacher (1959)

Carry on Teacher (original title)
Pupils run amok at Maudlin Street School in an attempt to hang on to their headmaster. He has applied for a new job, but the students like him and don't want to lose him. They concoct a ... See full summary »

Director:

Gerald Thomas

Writer:

Norman Hudis (original screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kenneth Connor ... Gregory Adams
Charles Hawtrey ... Michael Bean
Leslie Phillips ... Alistair Grigg
Joan Sims ... Sarah Allcock
Kenneth Williams ... Edwin Milton
Hattie Jacques ... Grace Short
Rosalind Knight Rosalind Knight ... Felicity Wheeler
Cyril Chamberlain Cyril Chamberlain ... Alf Hudson
Ted Ray Ted Ray ... William 'Wakie' Wakefield, the Headmaster
Richard O'Sullivan ... Robin Stevens - Saboteur
George Howell George Howell ... Billy Haig - Saboteur
Diana Beevers Diana Beevers ... Penelope 'Penny' Lee - Saboteur
Jacqueline Lewis Jacqueline Lewis ... Pat Gordon - Saboteur
Roy Hines Roy Hines ... Harry Bird - Saboteur
Carol White ... Sheila Dale - Saboteur
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Storyline

Pupils run amok at Maudlin Street School in an attempt to hang on to their headmaster. He has applied for a new job, but the students like him and don't want to lose him. They concoct a plan - blacken his record in front of the Ministry Inspector and then he won't ever be able to get another job! Written by Simon N. McIntosh-Smith <Simon.N.Smith@cs.cf.ac.uk>

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You'll ROAR . . . You'll HOWL . . . IN FACT You'll be CONVULSED by CARRY ON TEACHER See more »

Genres:

Comedy

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Official Sites:

Carry On Line

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

October 1962 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ist ja irre - Lauter liebenswerte Lehrer See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The "children" in the movie are meant to be the equivalent of 6-8 graders, but actually they are played by young adults. This was no mistake - the producers wanted to avoid having to ask the childrens' mothers for a fee for their appearance as required under Britain's child labour laws. See more »

Goofs

The children dose the staff-room kettle with alcohol and the staff all get drunk from their cups of tea. Heating the kettle would boil all the alcohol off leaving just hot water. See more »

Quotes

[Grace Short believes that the answer to all problems with children is to cane them]
Grace Short: There's only one thing to do - WHACK!
Edwin Milton: Extraordinary theory - you bend a child double in order to get an upright character.
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The Saboteurs... See more »

Connections

Followed by Carry On Jack (1964) See more »

Soundtracks

"Ten Green Bottles' (uncredited)
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Sung in the music class
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Not bad!!
29 November 2006 | by m_prattSee all my reviews

I saw this film last night and its not bad!!!. The cast are trying and it does show!!!. Kenneth Williams gives a good performance as does Charlie and Kenneth Connor Joan is good as is Hattie and Leslie Philips Rosalind Knight gives a fantastic performance.Larry Dann is good even though he only appears only for a short time.Ted ray gives a great performance as Williams Wakie Wakefield the headmaster.This is definitely one of the best highlights of the first 12 films. This is classic Carry on , there are only a few regulars but they do a cracking job. The trouser ripping scene is hilarious.The gin in the tea is classic comedy.10/10


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