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Director:
Writers:
Allan Weiss (story)
Edward Anhalt (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
21 November 1962 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
A dreamboat of a drama.
Plot:
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. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Nominated for Golden Globe. Another 2 wins See more »
User Reviews:
Charming and funny at the same time! See more (25 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Elvis Presley ... Ross Carpenter

Stella Stevens ... Robin Gantner
Jeremy Slate ... Wesley Johnson
Laurel Goodwin ... Laurel Dodge
Benson Fong ... Kin Yung

Robert Strauss ... 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
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Frank Atienza ... Guest (uncredited)
Barbara Beall ... Leona Stavros (uncredited)
Betty Beall ... Linda Stavros (uncredited)
Kenneth Becker ... Mack - Drunk at Pirate's Den (uncredited)
Marjorie Bennett ... Mrs. Dicks - Hat Customer (uncredited)
Hal Blaine ... Drummer in Lounge Band (uncredited)
Richard Collier ... Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
Alexander T. Didio ... Crewman on Tuna Boat (uncredited)
Pamela Duncan ... Cigarette Girl (uncredited)
Richard H. Fairservice ... Skipper of Tuna Boat (uncredited)
Gavin Gordon ... Mr. Peabody - Hat Shop Manager (uncredited)
June Jocelyn ... Woman in Hat Shop (uncredited)
Robert M. Kupihea ... Busboy (uncredited)
Lance LeGault ... Bass Player at Nightclub (uncredited)
Anna Wai Hong Lin ... Hostess (uncredited)
Rolf Macalister ... Mr. Dodge - Laurel's Father (uncredited)
Ann McCrea ... Mrs. Arthur Morgan (uncredited)
Jack Nitzsche ... Piano Player in Lounge Band (uncredited)
Nestor Paiva ... Arthur Morgan (uncredited)
Linda Rand ... Village Woman (uncredited)
Edward Sheehan ... Ed - Man on Dock (uncredited)
Mary Treen ... Mrs. Figgot - Hat Customer (uncredited)
Wilfred Watanabe ... Crewman on Tuna Boat (uncredited)

Red West ... Bongo-Playing Crewman on Tuna Boat (uncredited)
Stanley White ... Crewman on Tuna Boat (uncredited)
Masako Yoshimoto ... Fluffy Girl (uncredited)

Directed by
Norman Taurog 
 
Writing credits
Allan Weiss (story)

Edward Anhalt (screenplay) and
Allan Weiss (screenplay)

Produced by
Paul Nathan .... associate producer
Hal B. Wallis .... producer
 
Original Music by
Joseph J. Lilley 
 
Cinematography by
Loyal Griggs (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Stanley E. Johnson  (as Stanley Johnson)
 
Casting by
Edward R. Morse (uncredited)
 
Art Direction by
Hal Pereira 
Walter H. Tyler  (as Walter Tyler)
 
Set Decoration by
Sam Comer 
Frank R. McKelvy 
 
Costume Design by
Edith Head 
 
Makeup Department
Nellie Manley .... hair styles supervisor
Wally Westmore .... makeup supervisor
Jackie Bone .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Gary Morris .... makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Richard Blaydon .... production manager (uncredited)
William W. Gray .... unit production manager (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Michael D. Moore .... assistant director (as D. Michael Moore)
Dale Coleman .... assistant director (uncredited)
Robert Goodstein .... assistant director (uncredited)
James A. Rosenberger .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Robert McCrillis .... property master (uncredited)
Barnard Schoefelt .... property master (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Charles Grenzbach .... sound recordist
Harold Lewis .... sound recordist
R.D. Cook .... sound recordist (uncredited)
William Hamilton .... boom operator (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Farciot Edouart .... process photography
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Irmin Roberts .... photographer: second unit
Schuyler A. Sanford .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Dominic Seminerio .... grip (uncredited)
Sterling Smith .... still photographer (uncredited)
Paul Weddell .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Ken Williams .... camera operator (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
John A. Anderson .... wardrobe (uncredited)
Grace Harris .... wardrobe (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Warren Low .... supervising editor
 
Music Department
The Jordanaires .... vocal accompaniment
Joseph J. Lilley .... conductor
Gus Levene .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Jack Mintz .... dialogue coach
Richard Mueller .... technicolor color consultant
Charles O'Curran .... stager: music numbers
Tom Parker .... technical advisor (as Colonel Tom Parker)
Claire Behnke .... script supervisor (uncredited)
 
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MPAA:
Rated PG for mild thematic elements
Runtime:
106 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Elvis performs "Return to Sender" in the club. It would be his final UK and US chart topper from a movie in which he starred in.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: 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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Soundtrack:
I Don't Wanna Be TiedSee more »

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6 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Charming and funny at the same time!, 12 January 2008
Author: lindsay_duke from United States

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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