Carry On Cowboy

Trivia: The man playing the piano in the saloon is composer Eric Rogers' real-life brother, Alan.

Trivia: Bernard Bresslaw and Peter Butterworth both made their "Carry On" debuts in this movie.

Trivia: The band leader in the saloon bar is the film's composer Eric Rogers.

Trivia: Producer Peter Rogers wanted Charles Hawtrey (The Indian Chief) to sing a snatch of Rose Marie's "When I'm Calling You Ooh", but the American publishing house would not allow it.

Trivia: In this film, you see for the first time a Western main road with a left-hand turn at the end of it. This was done to hide the fact that there was no wild prairie on the Pinewood lot.

Audio problem: When we see the can-can dancers perform on-stage, the music is played by a full band including brass and drums, despite the fact that there's only a pianist on-stage. (00:22:10)

Madstunts
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Suggested correction: This error is not unique to Carry On Cowboy. It seems that in very many western movies (and TV shows) there might be a scene in a saloon, in which a singer or some dancers are performing on a stage. In nearly all such occasions they seem to be accompanied by a full orchestra which is nowhere to be seen.

Rob Halliday

This is not a valid correction. To say the error exist in other films does not invalidate this error.

Bishop73

Sorry, I think I got that wrong. I was not trying to invalidate the error, far from it! What I meant to say was that I agree that this is quite an obvious error in Carry On Cowboy, and that this also seems to be a common, and rather amusing, error in many other western films as well.

Rob Halliday

Unfortunately at this time, valid mistake entries are not subject to forum discussion where one agrees or discusses the mistake. Just give the mistake a thumbs up if you agree with it.

Bishop73
More mistakes in Carry On Cowboy

Commissioner: Send him a Marshall. Anything for peace.
Perkins: That's just the trouble, sir. We haven't any available.
Commissioner: Nobody? What about that big head who's always hanging around here looking for work? What's his name? Dillon. What's he doing?
Perkins: Six months.

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