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Girls! Girls! Girls! (1962)

When he finds out his boss is retiring to Arizona, a sailor has to find a way to buy the Westwind, a boat that he and his father built. He is also caught between two women: insensitive club singer Robin and sweet Laurel.

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Norman Taurog

Writers:

Allan Weiss (story), Edward Anhalt (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Elvis Presley ... Ross Carpenter
Stella Stevens ... Robin Gantner
Jeremy Slate ... Wesley Johnson
Laurel Goodwin Laurel Goodwin ... Laurel Dodge
Benson Fong ... Kin Yung
Robert Strauss ... Sam - Pirate's Den Owner
Guy Lee Guy Lee ... Chen Yung
Frank Puglia ... Papa Stavros
Lili Valenty Lili Valenty ... Mama Stavros (as Lily Valenty)
Beulah Quo Beulah Quo ... Madam Yung
Ginny Tiu Ginny Tiu ... Mai Ling
Elizabeth Tiu Elizabeth Tiu ... Tai Ling
Alexander Tiu Alexander Tiu ... Mai Ling's Brother
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Storyline

Elvis plays Ross Carpenter, a fishing guide/sailor who loves his life out on the sea. When he finds out his boss is retiring to Arizona, he has to find a way to buy the Westwind, a boat that he and his father built. He is also caught between two women: insensitive club singer Robin and sweet Laurel. Written by Pat McCurry <ccgrad97@aol.com>

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Taglines:

A dreamboat of a drama.

Genres:

Comedy | Musical

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild thematic elements | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 November 1962 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Girl in Every Port See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$2,600,000
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Hal Wallis Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

According to "The Book of Lists 2" by Irving Wallace et. al., this was the most widely televised of all Elvis Presley's films. See more »

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At least once during the movie, Elvis goes suddenly from being sockless to wearing socks (eg near end of "We're Coming in Loaded" sequence). See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Ross Carpenter: [singing] Girls, goin' swimming, Girl, in bikinis, / A walkin' and wigglin' by, yay, yay, yay / Girls, on the beaches, / Girls, oh, what a peaches, / So pretty, Lord I could cry / I'm just a red blooded boy / And I can't stop thinkin' about Girls!
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Dainty Little Moonbeams
Written by Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller
Performed by Elvis Presley
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Great! Great! Great!
11 October 2002 | by funkyfrySee all my reviews

I like this movie a lot, and I may be partial because I got to meet Stella Stevens and she's an adorable, outspoken lady. I asked her whether they used her voice in the scene where she sings in the nightclub, and she says they would not use her voice although she wanted them to (some books claim her voice WAS used). I won't tell you exactly WHY she says she wasn't allowed to, but let's just say she mentioned Ann-Margret doing them in "Viva Las Vegas" and say no more. Decent songs, some very annoying songs too, but I like the concept of Elvis as a singing fisherman, so what the hey?


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