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Girl Happy (1965)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Musical, Romance | 14 April 1965 (USA)
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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Sunny Daze
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Romano
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Brentwood Von Durgenfeld
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Mr. Penchill
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Lyn Edgington ...
Laurie
Gail Gilmore ...
Nancy (as Gale Gilmore)
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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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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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14 April 1965 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Loco por las chicas  »

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$3,100,000
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(Westrex Recording System)

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(Metrocolor)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Elvis' character's name Rusty was also the name of Ann-Margaret's character in Viva Las Vegas released one year earlier. 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

Officer Wilkins: Fort Lauderdale... is a friendly city.
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Connections

Referenced in American Dreams: To Tell the Truth (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Wolf Call
(uncredited)
Written by Bill Giant, Bernie Baum and Florence Kaye
Performed by Elvis Presley
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one of the best.
27 February 2003 | by See all my reviews

To me GIRL HAPPY was one of the best Elvis films ever, great acting, great music, great fun to watch. This is a film that no Elvis fan should miss. Go to your local video shop and rent this film if you haven't already seen it, its good stuff.

9/10


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