Carry on Cruising

Continuity mistake: When Sid James is trying to make his favourite alcoholic drink, an "Aberdeen Angus" he discards the wrong mixture into a vase. You see that the vase is filled up to the top but then in the next shot the vase is only half filled and is a different colour!

Continuity mistake: When chef Wilfred Haines picks up a dessert to have a look at it, you can see he is going to pick up the dessert fourth from the right of the bowl, but when the camera pans in, he picks up the dessert second from the right.

Continuity mistake: When chef Wilfred Haines is making the cake for the surprise party, the amount of mixture on his face changes between shots.

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Trivia: The first Carry On filmed in colour.

Trivia: Charles Hawtrey was intending to play the role of Wilfred Haines, but quit after a dispute with producer Peter Rogers over billing. This was the only "Carry On" film during his 14-year association with the series that Hawtrey did not appear in.

Trivia: The role of Flo Castle was originally intended for Carry On regular Joan Sims.

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Drunk Passenger: Love, hey?
Doctor: How did you know?
Drunk Passenger: That's why I drink. To forget her.
Doctor: Forget who?
Drunk Passenger: Blessed if I can remember.

Marjoribanks: Gentlemen, have I your agreement for a policy of unremitting quasi-teutonic organisational protectionism?

Captain: I'm going to be blunt, and make some very cutting remarks.
Marjoribanks: To be sure, sir, that's a contradiction in terms, but then English is a very curious language.
Captain: If you interrupt me once more, Mr...?
Marjoribanks: Marjoribanks, sir.
Captain: You interrupt me once more, mate, and you'll hear some really curious language.


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