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It Happened at the World's Fair (1963)

Mike and Danny fly a crop duster, but because of Danny's gambling debts, a local sheriff seizes it. Trying to earn money, they hitch-hike to the World's Fair in Seattle. While Danny tries ... See full summary »

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Mike and Danny fly a crop duster, but because of Danny's gambling debts, a local sheriff seizes it. Trying to earn money, they hitch-hike to the World's Fair in Seattle. While Danny tries to earn money playing poker, Mike takes care of a small girl, Sue-Lin, whose Uncle Walter has disappeared. Being a ladies' man, he also finds the time to court a young nurse, Diane. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Swinging higher than the space needle with the gals and the songs at the famous Worlds Fair!


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Release Date:

3 April 1963 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mister, Will You Marry Me?  »

Box Office

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$2,250,000 (USA)
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(Westrex Recording System)

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(Metrocolor)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The fourth film collaboration between Elvis Presley and director Norman Taurog. See more »

Goofs

On arrival at the World's Fair, Elvis stores his luggage and guitar. The guitar case is not shown being pushed into a locker, since it would actually be far too long to fit. See more »

Quotes

Danny Burke: You didn't tell me she was put together like that!
Mike Edwards: Can't you tell a nice girl when you meet one?
Danny Burke: Oh oh! Now he's a cub scout. What happened, somebody steal your wolf whistle?
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Soundtracks

One Broken Heart for Sale
(uncredited)
Written by Otis Blackwell and Winfield Scott
Performed by Elvis Presley
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Romance in the air at Seattle's World Fair.
23 October 1999 | by (Muskogee OK) – See all my reviews

The 1962 World's Fair is the eye filling backdrop for this typical Elvis Presley project. Elvis and his flying buddy (Gary Lockwood) have their plane confiscated. Trouble occurs with involvement with gamblers and gangsters. Elvis befriends a little 7 year old girl that wants to go to the fair. Elvis uses the girl and a little boy (Kurt Russell) to aid him in romancing the infirmary nurse (Joan O'Brian). Ten light and whimsical tunes make up a pleasant soundtrack featuring "One Broken Heart For Sale". A small scene with Yvonne Craig could scorch a ten ton block of ice. This may be the hardest of the Elvis movies to find on home video. Worth seeing!


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