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Elvis is a singing rodeo rider who drifts into an expensive dude ranch patronized by wealthy glamour girls. The owner, Vera Radford, hires Elvis as a stable man. Pretty physical fitness ... See full summary »

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Vera Radford
Jocelyn Lane ...
Pam Meritt
Jack Mullaney ...
Stanley Potter
Merry Anders ...
Bill Williams ...
Deputy Sturdivant
Edward Faulkner ...
Brad Bentley
Connie Gilchrist ...
Hilda
Barbara Werle ...
Barbara
John Dennis ...
Adolph
Grady Sutton ...
Mr. Dabney
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Mabel
Ines Pedroza ...
Ophelia (as Inez Pedroza)
Lilyan Chauvin ...
Ronnie
Angela Greene ...
Donna
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Elvis is a singing rodeo rider who drifts into an expensive dude ranch patronized by wealthy glamour girls. The owner, Vera Radford, hires Elvis as a stable man. Pretty physical fitness trainer Pam Merritt has a letter from her late grandfather directing her to a cache of gold in the ghost town of Silverado. The sheriff and his gang learn of the letter and plot to take it away from her. Written by filmfactsman

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It's Fun! It's Girls! It's Songs! It's Color! It's ELVIS! See more »


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30 June 1965 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Isle of Paradise  »

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$1,500,000 (estimated)
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Elvis made this film in a deal with the floundering Allied Artists which saw him take a pay cut and not record any new material in exchange for 50% of the film's profits. The film was a big earner, which is credited in saving Allied Artists from bankruptcy. See more »

Quotes

Vera Radford: Oh, no, of course not. Stanley, please get Mr. and Mrs. Dabney fixed up. Will you please get them some more chicken?
Mr. Dabney: Yes, and get us a chicken that won't fly away this time.
Vera Radford: Oh
[chuckles]
Vera Radford: of course.
[turning to Mrs. Dabney]
Vera Radford: Are you all right, dear?
Mrs. Dabney: Well, I think I am.
Vera Radford: Of course, you're gonna have some more dinner, and now we're going to have some entertainment. All right?
Mr. Dabney: Oh that's nice!
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Put the Blame on Me
Written by Kay Twomey, Fred Wise, & Norman Blagman
Performed by Elvis Presley
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The Most Memorable of His Films-you know-the One with "Jocelyn Lane"
31 March 2005 | by (Kentucky) – See all my reviews

Although the Elvis formula films were pretty much the same when they were released, two factors made some significantly more appealing and memorable than others; the actress playing his love interest and the songs that were incorporated into the production.

A third variable, more important 40 years later, is how well each film has held up. Generally the less exotic the setting and the further Elvis is from an ocean, the better they have aged. In this regard "Tickle Me" benefits from its desert ranch and western Ghost Town sets-nothing elaborate and the only water is a rain storm.

And while the song selection in "Tickle Me" is nothing to get excited about, the leading lady is spectacular. Whenever Elvis movies come up in conversation you will find someone asking which one showcased Jocelyn Lane as an exercise instructor, then they get this far away look in their eyes and a dreamy expression on their face.

Lane makes "Tickle Me" the most memorable of the Elvis films for male viewers. I would rank it second, edged out slightly by "Viva Las Vegas" which not only has Ann Margret but a great song selection.


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