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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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Elvis hits the road to laughter and hits a new high in romance! See more »

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Here Come the Kwimpers  »

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Trivia

Singer/songwriter Tom Petty claims that he first became obsessed with rock and roll after meeting Elvis Presley and watching him act and sing during the making of this movie. Petty's uncle was a crew member working on the film. See more »

Goofs

When baby Ariadne was in the homemade swing and Holly brought her the water from their 'well' in the coca-cola bottle as she was talking to Tobey each time the camera focused in on Holly with the baby behind her the coke bottle was in the baby's hand and the next shot on the ground with the water running all over the sand and then the next shot back in the baby's hand and then on the ground again. See more »

Quotes

Alisha Claypoole: Has anyone ever told you you're very handsome?
Toby Kwimper: Only girls.
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Connections

Featured in Elvis in the Movies (1990) See more »

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Sound Advice
by Bill Giant & Anna Shaw
Performed by Elvis Presley (uncredited)
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This is my favorite Elvis movie!
7 November 2003 | by (travelin) – See all my reviews

Most of his movies I've seen seem to be an excuse to have him sing songs. However, this one has a plot and good acting. It's a lighthearted story that is a joy to watch each time I see it. The comedy is great. Elvis' portrayal of Toby is SUBERB!! Even knowing the jokes that are coming I can't help but laugh because they are done so well. I prefer this movie over any other he made.


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