Why was Barbara Windsor not in Carry on Cleo?

Why was Barbara Windsor not in Carry on Cleo?

Perhaps most famously, Barbara Windsor was originally earmarked to play the title role in Carry On Cleo. Apparently the black Cleo wig made her look like her mum so it didn’t work out, which suits me as I cannot imagine anyone other than Amanda Barrie playing Cleo.

Who played Caesar in Carry on Cleo?

Kenneth Williams
Horsa and Hengist escape and take refuge in the Temple of Vesta. Whilst hiding there, Julius Caesar (Kenneth Williams) arrives to consult the Vestal Virgins, but an attempt is made on his life by his bodyguard, Bilius (David Davenport).

How many Carry On films were made?

31 films
Rogers and Thomas made all 31 films, usually on time and to a strict budget, and often employed the same crew – some of whom were also regulars on the James Bond series, such as Peter Lamont, Alan Hume and Anthony Waye.

Who got paid the most in Carry On films?

Peter Rogers, co-creator and producer of the comedies, once remarked he would ‘do anything for my actors except pay them’. His biggest stars, Kenneth Williams and Sid James, took home a maximum of £5,000 a film, while the women, including Barbara Windsor, got half of that.

Who has appeared in the most Carry On films?

Joan Sims (24) had the longest uninterrupted run of roles in Carry On films, being in all 20 films (excluding That’s Carry On) from Carry On Cleo to Carry On Emmannuelle.

What was the last Carry On film ever made?

Carry On Columbus
Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Carry On Columbus is a 1992 British comedy film, the 31st and final release in the Carry On film series (1958–1992). The film was a belated entry to the series, following 1978’s Carry On Emmannuelle.

How many carry ons was Barbara Windsor in?

nine Carry On films
Between 1964 and 1974, she appeared in nine Carry On films, including Carry On Spying (1964), Carry On Doctor (1967), Carry On Camping (1969), Carry On Henry (1971), and Carry On Abroad (1972). She also co-presented the 1977 Carry On compilation That’s Carry On!.

Who are the actors in Carry On Cleo?

Cast overview, first billed only: Sidney James Mark Antony Kenneth Williams Julius Caesar Kenneth Connor Hengist Pod Charles Hawtrey Seneca Joan Sims Calpurnia

What was the name of the 1963 movie about Cleopatra?

(August 2014) Cleopatra is a 1963 American epic historical drama film chronicling the struggles of Cleopatra, the young Queen of Egypt, to resist the imperial ambitions of Rome.

Who was Cleopatra’s father in the movie Cleopatra?

After the Battle of Pharsalus in 48 BC, Julius Caesar (Rex Harrison) goes to Egypt, under the pretext of being named the executor of the will of the young Pharaoh Ptolemy XIII (Richard O’Sullivan) and his sister Cleopatra (Elizabeth Taylor)’s father.

Where was the movie Cleopatra with Elizabeth Taylor filmed?

Rouben Mamoulian was assigned to direct and Elizabeth Taylor was awarded a record-setting contract of $1 million. Filming began in England, but in January 1961 Taylor became so ill that production was shut down. Sixteen weeks of production and costs of $7 million had produced just ten minutes of film.