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Girls! Girls! Girls! (1962)

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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Robin Gantner
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Wesley Johnson
Laurel Goodwin ...
Laurel Dodge
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Kin Yung
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Sam (owner, Pirate's Den)
Guy Lee ...
Chen Yung
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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
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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 <ccgrad97@aol.com>

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A dreamboat of a drama.

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Comedy | Musical

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Rated PG for mild thematic elements | See all certifications »
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21 November 1962 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Girl in Every Port  »

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$2,600,000 (USA)
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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In a scene featuring Elvis and Laurel Goodwin outside the Pirates Den, 2 movie posters can be seen featuring Blue Hawaii (1961) - starring Elvis Presley. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

[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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Embarrassingly bad, but ...
13 June 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

... Elvis Presley gets a chance to act, and makes his part, which was rather shallow, come alive. I know his forte was in the world of song and music ... but try to get past the superficial froth in pictures such as this and watch the real attention he gives the role. I would have bought a ticket anytime to a serious film starring Presley, and I mean one uninterrupted by some tune every ten minutes. It's too bad his fine acting talents weren't appreciated, and that we'll never have the experience of seeing Presley exercise his full strength in a major dramatic/comedic role. I think he would have been terrific.

If only Hollywood had given him more to do ...


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