Up Pompeii (1971)

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Actor Frankie Howerd reprises his role from the British TV series Up Pompeii, in the tradition of the hugely popular Carry On series. The rest of the cast comes from these two series as well. There is a plot to kill the Emperor Nero (Patrick Cargill), and his loyal slave Lurcio (Howard) unwittingly comes into possession of a scroll which lists the names of the plotters. While he remains in the dark about it, both Nero's men and the original assassins pursue Lurcio, with many zany antics, through the streets (and orgies) of ancient Rome. Much of the humor comes in asides directed to the audience. ~ Clarke Fountain, Rovi
Rating:
R
Genre:
Comedy
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Cast

Roy Hudd
as M.C.
Julie Ege
as Voluptua
Michael Hordern
as Ludicrus
Bill Fraser
as Prosperus
Adrienne Posta
as Scrubba
Barbara Murray
as Ammonia
George Woodbridge
as Fat Bather
Hugh Paddick
as Priest
Aubrey Woods
as Villanus
Lally Bowers
as Procuria
Rita Webb
as Cassandra
Derek Griffiths
as Steam Slave
Ian Trigger
as Odius
Royce Mills
as Nausius
Andrea Lloyd
as Dolly Bird
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"Up Pompeii was a pretty disappointing British comedy. It's a film that would make a decent ten minute skit because that's about the degree of original comedy it contains." Full review at: http://www.commonsensemoviereviews.com/2010/10/up-pompeii-1971.html

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