Carry on Abroad

Trivia: There was no music played during the filming of the party scene, so the cast members had to improvise their own dance steps as the scene continued. Although music was added to the final film later in production, you will notice that some of the actors are dancing too fast or doing the wrong steps to the music.

Trivia: Look at the name of the technical adviser in the opening credits - it's "Sun Tan Lo Tion".

Trivia: This was the final "Carry On" movie to feature Charles Hawtrey. Apparently, the actor's addiction to alcohol had worsened since making "Carry On Cowboy" and producer Peter Rogers said this made Hawtrey rather difficult and impossible to deal with, even having to give him black coffee before going in front of the camera. At the end of the filming, the crew's patience had run out and Hawtrey was subsequently fired.

Trivia: When Pepe orders the evacuation of the hotel at the end of the movie, a group of holidaymakers run down the corridor and David Kernan, Sally Geeson and Joan Sims quite noticeably fall over. This was not intended and left in the final print.

Trivia: First and only "Carry On" film for Gail Grainger. She replaced Valerie Leon, who was unavailable.

Trivia: Even though Amelia Bayntun plays Charles Hawtrey's mother, she was five years his junior in real life.

Trivia: The film has the highest number of "Carry On" regulars: a total of eleven. The only ones who are missing are Jim Dale and Terry Scott.

Trivia: In this movie Jimmy Logan goes out of his hotel room and onto a balcony which collapses and he falls into a vat of wet cement. The 'wet cement' you see is actually porridge coloured grey.

Continuity mistake: When it starts to rain while on the terrace, Kenneth Williams gets under the umbrella table on the right, but in the very next shot he is seen on the left waving his arms in the air.

More mistakes in Carry on Abroad

Stuart Farquhar: Afternoon, Miss Dobbs, a lovely day for it.
Miss Dobbs: That's what they all say, Mr Farquhar, but it won't get you anywhere.
Stuart Farquhar: I meant for the Elsbels trip, Miss Dobbs.

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