Carry On Girls

Date: 1973
Director: Gerald Thomas
Production Company: The Rank Organisation

Stars: Sid James, Barbara Windsor, Joan Sims, Kenneth Connor, Bernard Bresslaw, June Whitfield, Peter Butterworth
Location(s): Berkshire, London, Sussex

Region(s): ,

Storyline:

Local Councillor, Sidney Fidler persuades the Major to improve the image of a local seaside resort by holding a beauty contest. However local Councillor, Prodworthy has other ideas and its open warfare as the women’s lib movement try to sabotage the event.

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Clarges Hotel, Brighton.

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Now closed. SJ.

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Looking west down Marine Parade. SJ.

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Still closed. SJ.

Maybe 38 or 58 Lansdowne Ave, Slough.

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Richard Lewis found this on Google, whose copyright the photo is, but he suggests that it is No 55 not 58.

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Poster advertising the film.

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Perhaps the other side of the road.

Marylebone Station?? . . . . again!!! The old platform number 4.

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The best shot possible since the land was sold. (PW)

Marylebone station in London NW1. Also seen in 'The Ipcress File'.

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This is the best shot that can be taken now. The new platform 6 is shorter and the area seen in the screen capture has been redeveloped.

Marylebone station NW1.

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An approximation of the same location. (PW)

Clarges Hotel, Brighton.

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Nice scaffolding. SJ

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More scaffolding. SJ

Brighton Promenade.

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Much the same as 001b. SJ.

West Pier, Brighton

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A little bit of the remaining West Pier. SJ.

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West Pier, Brighton, Sussex.

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Now, no more West Pier to Carry On on. SD

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The West Pier hasn't fared too well but thankfully has been immortalised in films such as 'All The Right Noises', 'Bank Holiday', 'Cast A Dark Shadow', 'Loot', 'Oh What A Lovely War', 'Smokescreen' and 'The Night We Got The Bird'. SD

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This whole section of The West Pier has been rebuilt. The kiosk is now West Pier Café to the right of the i360. SD

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The kiosks were originally the entrance to The Brighton West Pier. Now rebuilt, they stand at the entrance to The British Airways i360 which has replaced the pier. SD

Opposite West Pier.

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Statue (Boer war memorial) and square (Regency) still there. Pity about the parked lorry. SJ. Still you got a lovely lamp-post still in original colours!

B410 between Slough and Datchet.

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Taken on the Slough/Datchet Road (B376), south of the bridge over the M4 and opposite the junction with The Myrke. Simon Mills

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