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Barrie made her screen debut as an ATS girl in Operation Bullshine (1959) and went on to appear in two Carry On films, Carry On Cabby (1963) and Carry On Cleo (title role, 1964).Her career changed direction in 1981 when she joined Coronation Street as Alma Sedgewick, In the early days her appearances on the Street were intermittent, but she was offered a long-term contract by Granada in 1988, after which she became one of the mainstays of the soap. Barrie continued in the role until her voluntary retirement in 2001.
This is a very fine black and white photograph (8" x 10") of Amanda Barrie as Cleopatra in Carry On Cleo (1964). She and Sid James as Mark Antony are examining what appears to be a dead asp. There's a fine signature in red ink across the image. In near-mint condition.