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A Chicago mobster hires a rock and roll singer and his band to keep an eye on his daughter during Spring Break in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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Valerie
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Big Frank
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Andy
Joby Baker ...
Wilbur
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Doc
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Sunny Daze
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Deena
Fabrizio Mioni ...
Romano
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Sgt. Benson
Peter Brooks ...
Brentwood Von Durgenfeld
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Mr. Penchill
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Betsy
Lyn Edgington ...
Laurie
Gail Gilmore ...
Nancy
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Storyline

Elvis Presley is in fine form as singer Rusty Wells, who is hired by Big Frank to watch over his daughter, Val, while on her first girly holiday. Much mayhem ensues when heart throb Romano tries his luck with the hapless girl, and Elvis et all have to intervene. Written by Paul Batey <pbatey@laurel.ocs.mq.edu.au>

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Elvis jumps with the campus crowd to make the beach 'ball' bounce!!! See more »


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14 April 1965 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Louco por Garotas  »

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$3,100,000 (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

Some of the Fort Lauderdale beach crowd sequences were lifted from the movie Where the Boys Are (1960). See more »

Goofs

At the end of I've Got to Find My Baby the drummer is seen to throw his drumsticks. Immediately after he is seen coming around his drum kit with a stick in his left hand, and immediately after that his hands are empty again. See more »

Quotes

Rusty Wells: [into a phone] Hello? Oh, Mr. Frank...
Big Frank: [into the phone] I just called Valerie and nobody even answers her phone. Where is she at this time of night? I'm warning you... if anything happens to my daughter, you're next engagement down there is going to be at the county hospital!
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Do Not Disturb
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Written by Bill Giant, Bernie Baum and Florence Kaye
Performed by Elvis Presley
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Why Elvis & Shelley Fabares in a Romance-Music Hall and Comedy ?
23 November 2004 | by (Bucharest, ROMANIA) – See all my reviews

Because they were just the perfect match of that time, to perform a such movie. It's the best movie of Elvis, combining many styles of music and appropriate dance of those golden years of rock, shake, and twist. Shelley did her best youngness' show performance together with Elvis. The movie revealed also one of the best team of dance around the King, on that empty beach with bushes, while performing "Do the Clam" song. If Fort Lauderdale could keep the tracks of that year buildings and entertainment resorts, it might be another business around Elvis.

Do not forget to review from time to time the King and Shelley. It's a very good entertainment when you've got tired and dance lack of desire.


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