A Write Carry On by Cobley, Mike

A Write Carry On

byCobley, Mike

Kobo ebook | July 18, 2012

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A Write Carry On - The Untold Story Of A Man In The Shadows. Imagine growing up with the Carry Ons. Getting to hobnob on a regular basis with the likes of Sid James, Barbara Windsor, Frankie Howerd, Charles Hawtrey, Jim Dale and Kenneth Williams. Well, I was that lucky guy. The catalyst for my meetings with the cream of saucy British comedy was TalbotTolly Rothwell.Tolly wrote the scripts for twenty-two of the big-screen Carry Ons, and was a close family friend for all of those glorious mega-grossing box office years. A Write Carry On catalogues not only his eleven years with the Carry Ons, but also Tollys time as a Second World War captive at the notorious POW camp, Stalag Luft III (best known for two famous prisoner escapes that took place there by tunnelling, which were depicted in the films The Great Escape (1963) and The Wooden Horse (1950), and the books by former prisoners Paul Brickhill and Eric Williams from which these films were adapted).Along the way you will get a behind-the-scenes peek at the lives and personalities of all the major Carry On stars. There were a lot of laughs but also a few tears. Oh, and the odd illicit affair too!"Infamy! Infamy! They've all got it in for me!" - Kenneth Williams (Julius Caesar) Carry On Cleo (1964)
Title:A Write Carry OnFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:July 18, 2012Publisher:Wholepoint PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1909008044

ISBN - 13:9781909008045

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