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Paradise, Hawaiian Style (1966)

 -  Musical | Comedy  -  15 June 1966 (USA)
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Rick Richards is a helicopter pilot who wants to set up a charter flying service in Hawaii -- along the way he makes some friends, including a young Hawaiian girl and her father, romances Judy Hudson, and sings a few songs.

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Rick Richards is a helicopter pilot who wants to set up a charter flying service in Hawaii -- along the way he makes some friends, including a young Hawaiian girl and her father, romances Judy Hudson, and sings a few songs. Written by Michael C. Berch <mcb@postmodern.com>

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pilot | hawaii | helicopter | song | hawaiian | See more »

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All Elvis break loose in the swinging, swaying, luauing south seas! See more »

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Musical | Comedy

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15 June 1966 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hawaii, USA  »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$2,500,000 (USA)
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Petula Clark was originally offered the role of Judy Hudson. See more »

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Referenced in Elvis Presley: The Back Story, Vol. 1 (2003) See more »

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Here we go again; Elvis in Hawaii with beauties and a helicopter.
19 November 1999 | by (Muskogee OK) – See all my reviews

Producer Hal Wallis uses the same formula as "Blue Hawaii" to no avail. Rick Richards (Presley) enters a partnership in a charter helicopter service with his buddy played by James Shigeta. Richards is temporarily ground by the FAA for losing control of his chopper. Meanwhile Shigeta crashes on a flight with his daughter on board. Without a license, Richards to the rescue. Donna Butterworth plays the sweet little scene stealer. The grown up girls that help by just being there are Suzanne Leigh, Marianna Hill and Linda Wong. Nine songs make up a pleasant soundtrack. "This Is My Heaven" and "Stop Where You Are" are hidden among much flirtation with foolishness. Kauai is a breathe taking backdrop; but "Blue Hawaii" this is not.


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