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Carry On Emmannuelle (1978)

Carry on Emmannuelle (original title)
The beautiful and sex-starved Emmannuelle Prevert just cannot inflame her husband's ardour. In frustration she seduces a string of VIPs, including the Prime Minister and the American ... See full summary »

Director:

Gerald Thomas

Writer:

Lance Peters (original screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kenneth Williams ... Emile Prevert
Kenneth Connor ... Leyland / voice of Harry Hernia
Joan Sims ... Mrs. Dangle
Jack Douglas Jack Douglas ... Lyons
Peter Butterworth Peter Butterworth ... Richmond
Suzanne Danielle ... Emmannuelle Prevert
Beryl Reid ... Mrs. Valentine
Larry Dann ... Theodore Valentine
Henry McGee Henry McGee ... Harold Hump
Victor Maddern ... Man in Launderette
Merlyn Ward Merlyn Ward ... Dandy (as Guy Ward)
Dino Shafeek ... Immigration Officer
Eric Barker Eric Barker ... Ancient General
Joan Benham ... Cynical Lady
James Fagan James Fagan ... Concorde Steward
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Storyline

The beautiful and sex-starved Emmannuelle Prevert just cannot inflame her husband's ardour. In frustration she seduces a string of VIPs, including the Prime Minister and the American Ambassador. A jealous lover gives a list of all her conquests to the national press and a scandal ensues. But will she ever manage to get her own husband into bed? Written by Simon N. McIntosh-Smith <Simon.N.Smith@cs.cf.ac.uk>

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When it comes to foreign affairs .... it's Carry On Emmannuelle

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Carry On Line

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 December 1978 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mach' weiter Emmanuelle See more »

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Budget:

£320,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Cleves Investments See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Henry McGee filmed his part in a day. See more »

Goofs

When Leyland takes Emmannuelle for a ride around London, a green bus can be seen passing the car behind his head. In the very next shot when the camera cuts to Emmannuelle it disappears. See more »

Quotes

The Prime Minister: What were you doing in the far east, my dear?
Emmannuelle Prevert: Sleeping around mostly.
Emile Prevert: Er... she means sleeping around in many parts of the world.
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Crazy Credits

...and BERYL REID as "Mrs. Valentine"... See more »

Connections

Follows Carry On Cowboy (1965) See more »

Soundtracks

Love Crazy
Composed by Kenny Lynch
Sung by Masterplan
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RIP Carry On films 1958 - 1978
8 September 2002 | by gnbSee all my reviews

One would expect this, the last in the long line of Carry On films, to be a load of old rubbish. And while it is perhaps not Carry On heaven it is still worth a look.

It is ironic being the last in the series, that after the utterly appalling Carry on England, Emmannuelle is actually a slightly better film. Kenneth Williams is in fine nostril-flaring form, Kenneth Connor is a delight as the sleazy chauffeur and stunning Suzanne Danielle a joy to behold in her body hugging outfits. Even the snazzy 70s theme song, "Love Crazy" is quite catchy!

However, we are now at the end of the line for this series of comedy favourites and it is sad to see a now bloated Joan Sims doing not very much, an ancient Peter Butterworth doing not very much and underused Jack Douglas not falling over and making silly noises.

Also long, long gone is the series' subtle use of innuendo and double entendre. As with Carry on England, we are now subjected to nude bottoms and breasts to raise a titter among the audience. And the nose cone gag on the Concorde has to be seen to be believed!

Better than its predecessor and worth an occasional viewing but by no means one of the best. A very, very different film to Sergeant which launched the series a staggering 20 years before.


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