Carry On Again Doctor

Trivia: Wilfrid Brambell has a cameo role as Mr. Pullen in this film. During Brambell's appearance, you can hear the 'Steptoe & Son' theme, the TV series in which he appeared.

Trivia: Although Sid James received top billing, his part is relatively small and he doesn't actually appear until the 38th minute of the movie.

Trivia: When Jim Dale is weaving in and out of the dancers with his hands full of buffet food at the hospital party, an orchestration of "The Magic of Love" from "Carry On Spying" can be heard.

Trivia: Jim Dale's final "Carry On" appearance for 23 years before his return in "Carry On Columbus" (1992).

Trivia: Before shooting the scene where Dr Nookey jumps on the hammock at the Medical Mission, Jim Dale had his arm in a bandage following an accident with the trolley at the hospital. Dale made sure his arm was over his body as he leapt into the hammock in order to avoid any further damage.

Trivia: When the clarinet player says "The next dance will be a general excuse me" at the hospital party, the music the band plays is the theme tune to the film "Carry On Cabby."

Trivia: Jim Dale broke his arm in the scene when he crashed through the restaurant window whilst going down the staircase on a hospital trolley.

Trivia: Shakira Baksh, who has an uncredited role as "Scrubba", later married the actor Michael Caine.

Trivia: Jim Dale performed all his own stunts in this movie.

Trivia: Eric Rogers, who provided the music for most of the Carry On films, appears as the clarinet player at the hospital party.

Continuity mistake: Gladstone has a drink in Dr Nookey's office, but he doesn't pour it. It just appears in his hand.

More mistakes in Carry On Again Doctor

Ellen Moore: I feel wonderful Mr Carver, I had no idea having one's appendix out could be so exhilarating. I feel ten years younger.
Frederick Carver: Splendid! Splendid.
Ellen Moore: Be honest now. Do I really look like a woman of forty?
Frederick Carver: You really feel as young as that?
Ellen Moore: No, that's what I am.

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