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Girls! Girls! Girls! (1962)

PG  |   |  Musical, Comedy  |  21 November 1962 (USA)
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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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Complete credited cast:
Robin Gantner
Jeremy Slate ...
Wesley Johnson
Laurel Goodwin ...
Laurel Dodge
Kin Yung
Sam (owner, Pirate's Den)
Guy Lee ...
Chen Yung
Frank Puglia ...
Papa Stavros
Lili Valenty ...
Mama Stavros (as Lily Valenty)
Beulah Quo ...
Madam Yung
Ginny Tiu ...
Mai Ling
Elizabeth Tiu ...
Tai Ling
Alexander Tiu ...
Mai Ling's brother


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 <>

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A dreamboat of a drama.


Musical | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild thematic elements | See all certifications »




Release Date:

21 November 1962 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Girl in Every Port  »

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$2,600,000 (USA)

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Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)



Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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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 »


[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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The Nearness Of You
Written by Ned Washington & Hoagy Carmichael
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Charming and funny at the same time!
12 January 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Elvis plays a poor seaman who has his heart set on buying the boat that he and his late father built together. The cast was good and Elvis really put some heart into the acting. The music was average though with silly songs like "Walls Have Ears" and "Three Little Crawfish"; however the songs "Return to Sender" and "A Boy Like Me And a Girl Like You" make up for the sillier songs. I really think the story is touching in view of the fact that Elvis' character cared so much about his father that he was willing to do anything to but the boat to remember him by. Young people don't have much respect for their parents in modern society, and they sometimes scoff at their parents' achievements. I like this movie because it is a picture of a devoted son who really honored his father. There was some mildly suggestive dialog throughout the movie, but it was just suggestive and not too obvious. A good movie for teens!

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