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Follow That Dream
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Director:
Writers:
Charles Lederer (screenplay)
Richard Powell (novel)
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Release Date:
11 April 1962 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
Elvis hits the road to laughter and hits a new high in romance! See more »
Plot:
When the Kwimper family car runs out of gas on a new Florida highway and an officous state supervisor tries to run them off... See more » | Add synopsis »
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ELVIS does Florida See more (33 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Elvis Presley ... Toby Kwimper

Arthur O'Connell ... Pop Kwimper
Anne Helm ... Holly Jones

Joanna Moore ... Alisha Claypoole

Jack Kruschen ... Carmine

Simon Oakland ... Nick
Roland Winters ... Judge
Alan Hewitt ... H. Arthur King

Howard McNear ... George

Frank DeKova ... Jack (as Frank de Kova)
Herbert Rudley ... Mr. Endicott
Gavin Koon ... Eddy Bascombe
Robin Koon ... Teddy Bascombe
Robert Carricart ... Blackie
Barry Russo ... Al (as John Duke)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Harry Holcombe ... Governor (uncredited)
Pam Ogles ... Adriane Pennington (uncredited)
Waclaw Rekwart ... Bartender (uncredited)
Mitchell Rhein ... Dealer (uncredited)

Red West ... Bank Guard (uncredited)

Directed by
Gordon Douglas 
 
Writing credits
Charles Lederer (screenplay)

Richard Powell (novel "Pioneer, Go Home!")

Herman Raucher  play "Pioneer, Go Home!" (uncredited)

Produced by
Walter Mirisch .... executive producer
David Weisbart .... producer
 
Original Music by
Hans J. Salter 
 
Cinematography by
Leo Tover (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
William B. Murphy 
 
Art Direction by
Malcolm C. Bert  (as Mal Bert)
 
Set Decoration by
Fred M. MacLean  (as Fred McClean)
 
Makeup Department
Madine Danks .... hairdresser
Daniel C. Striepeke .... makeup artist (as Dan Striepeke)
 
Production Management
Herbert E. Mendelson .... production manager
Allen K. Wood .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bert Chervin .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Tom Coleman .... property master
 
Sound Department
Buddy Myers .... sound
Charles G. Schelling .... sound effects editor
Jack Solomon .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Tom May .... grip (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Ruth Hancock .... wardrobe
Sid Mintz .... wardrobe
 
Music Department
Robert Tracy .... music editor
Hank Garland .... musician: guitar (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Tom Parker .... technical advisor (as Col. Tom Parker)
Dolores Rubin .... script supervisor
Jean-Étienne Siry .... poster designer (french version) (uncredited)
 
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Runtime:
109 min
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Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
A part of SR40 was re-named "Follow that Dream Highway" in honor of this movie having been filmed there. A sign in Inglis, Florida (about 13 miles north of Crystal River) proclaims that fact. However none of the movie was made in Inglis, it was filmed in adjacent Yankeetown. The city council of Yankeetown declined to name their stretch of road after Elvis because of concerns in regards to his drug addictions in later years. As of November 19th 2011 the Mayor of Yankeetown issued a Dedication for the Yankeetown stretch of SR40 to be named Follow That Dream Parkway with a new sign directly under the Yankeetown sign was unveiled. The original Elvis Presley Fan Club-The Elvis Presley Continentals was in attendance for the Dedication.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: 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:
Jack:Louie? I thought I told you to spread out!
Toby Kwimper:Uhh...
Jack:Nere mind, stay close. I'm a better shot than you any way. Here take the flashlight.
Toby Kwimper:[Toby grabs the flashlight and gun] You know, drunks ought not to be carrying guns.
Jack:[turns and runs from Toby] Hey, Louie! Pete!
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Movie Connections:
Featured in Elvis in the Movies (1990)See more »
Soundtrack:
What a Wonderful LifeSee more »

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11 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
ELVIS does Florida, 8 January 2003
Author: LAV25USMC from Memphis, USA

One of Elvis's better comedies. The movie has some good Elvis tunes and overall a nice light feel to it. The final courtroom scene is great and makes you wish every day in court ended up this way. While it is a "formula" movie in many respects, it does make for a nice evening or rainy afternoon "get away from it all" and have a laugh sitting. A must for any Elvis fan!

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