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Where the Boys Are (1960)

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Four very different college girls drive to Fort Lauderdale, Florida for spring break and seek out various adventures and romance for themselves.

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Merritt Andrews
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Ryder Smith
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Melanie Tolman
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TV Thompson
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Lola Fandango
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Tuggle Carpenter
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Police Captain
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Franklin
Ted Berger ...
Stout Man on Beach
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Angie
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Storyline

Merritt, Melanie, Tuggle and Angie are four Midwestern college co-eds who travel to Fort Lauderdale, Florida for their spring vacation and we follow the episodic series of adventures and romance they all get into with some college guys they meet. Written by Matthew Patay

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The hilarious inside story of those rip-roaring spring vacations! See more »

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28 December 1960 (USA)  »

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Bastam Dois para Amar  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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Paula Prentiss' film debut See more »

Goofs

When the kids are first introduced to Basil's jazz band, hundreds of kids rush to the bar, with the main characters in the rear. Yet, the main characters somehow manage to find one of the few tables in the bar. See more »

Quotes

TV Thompson: That act you do in the tank. Stupendous routine you've got there, stupendous!
Lola Fandango: Thank you. It's all a matter of breath control, you have to learn to control your lungs.
TV Thompson: [looking at her chest] What lungs!
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"and introducing Connie Francis" See more »


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Turn On the Sunshine
Words by Howard Greenfield
Music by Neil Sedaka
Performed by Connie Francis (uncredited)
Courtesy of Nevins - Kirshner
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Fort Lauderdale Spring Break Fun!
27 April 2004 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

Where The Boys Are (1960 Dir. Henry Levin) Fort Lauderdale College Spring Break! Oh Boy! Oh Girl! See where the perennially tan George Hamilton first acquired his swarthy complexion. Also features one of the best '60s light comediennes Paula Prentiss as "Tuggle Carpenter". Lots of talk amongst the girls about how far they should go. Lots of talk amongst the boys about how far they've gotten. A classic American take on life when the air was clean and sex was dirty. Before there was MTV's Spring Break, there was this movie. Great for viewing with mixed company (that's old-fashioned slang for boys and girls together).


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