Set in Palm Springs during a long, fun-filled weekend where several Los Angeles college students flock to spring break, centering on Jim who finds romance with Bunny, the daughter of Palm Springs harred, stressful police chief. Jim's bumbling roommate, Biff, tries to get Amanda, a tomboyish girl's attention with a so-called love gadget. Meanwhile, Gayle Lewis is a high school senior posing as a wealthy college girl who is pursued by Eric Dean, a wealthy and spoiled college prepie, while Gayle has eyes for a cowboy from Texas, named Stretch. Also Jim and Biff's basketball coach, Campbell, tries to romance Naomi, the owner of the motel where all of the gang is staying at, which is interfered by Naomi's young, trouble-making, brat son who's dubbed, Boom-Boom. Written by
IT'S WHERE THE BOYS ARE AND THE GIRLS ARE...that swingin' vacation weekend when American youth descends on America's swankiest playground!
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Did You Know?
In the car chase scene, when Ty Hardin is driving a beautiful 1958 Mercury Turnpike Cruiser convertible, two-tone red and white, it somehow turns into an all-red 1953 Mercury Monterey convertible after the crash, when we see it crashed and burning upside down. See more
Well, now, is this where we slap leather, cowboy? Would you be satisfied with a few loose teeth?
Doug 'Stretch' Fortune
I don't know where you was raised, mister, but where I come from, we don't start fights in other folks' homes.
Referenced in True Romance
"Bye, Bye, Blackbird"
Music by Ray Henderson
Lyrics by Mort Dixon
Sung by Jerry Van Dyke
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