Carry on Dick

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Carry On Dick ★★ 1975

What made the seemingly endless “Carry On” series of super-low-budget British farces such a hit is a mystery not to be solved. Low production values, scripts that peter out midway, and manifest humor don't normally a classic make; and yet the gang has its following. “Dick,” a spoof on highwayman Dick Turpin, was preceded by some 20-odd carryings on; suffice it to say that the series, which began in 1958 with “Carry on Sergeant,” has not improved with age in subsequent incarnations. 95m/ C VHS . GB Sidney James, Joan Sims; D: Gerald Thomas.