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Follow That Dream (1962)

 -  Comedy | Musical  -  11 April 1962 (USA)
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When the Kwimper family car runs out of gas on a new Florida highway and an officous state supervisor tries to run them off, Pop Kwimper digs in his heels and decides to do a little ... See full summary »

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When the Kwimper family car runs out of gas on a new Florida highway and an officous state supervisor tries to run them off, Pop Kwimper digs in his heels and decides to do a little homesteading. He and his son Toby and their "adopted" children - Holly, Ariadne and the twins - start their own little community along a strip of the roadside. The fishing is good and the living is easy until the mob sets up a gambling operation and the state supervisor sics a sexy social worker on the Kwimpers in an effort to take away Ariadne and the twins. Written by A.L.Beneteau <albl@inforamp.net>

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Here Come the Kwimpers  »

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Trivia

A pre-credits scene was filmed, which explains why Tobey (Elvis) used the ten-times tables, when he's with girls. See more »

Goofs

The kids are seen trying to knock coconuts out of the palm trees and later you see several coconuts lying on the ground. The problem is that the trees are not coconut palms, but sable palms which have no coconuts. See more »

Quotes

Nick: Ten, nine, eight, seven, six, five...
Toby Kwimper: You do the multiplication tables too, Nick?
Nick: [Nick rolls his eyes at Toby] Three, two, one.
[Nick's trailer explodes]
Toby Kwimper: Well, I'll be dogone. Your place done blowed up, Nick. It's on fire too.
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Connections

Referenced in Mafioso (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

Follow That Dream
by Ben Weisman (as Bernie Weisman) & Fred Wise
Performed by Elvis Presley (uncredited)
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A heartwarming story about good and happiness
1 April 1999 | by (Calhoun, GA USA) – See all my reviews

For sheer entertainment and enjoyment, "Follow That Dream" was a great movie. It was one of Elvis' best. To watch it was to restore your vision of all that is good and right in the world. It was truly a great story of the victory of good over evil. I saw it when I was a young man and at age 64 I still enjoy watching it. This is one young people and older should view. We all would be better people by doing so.


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