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When the Boys Meet the Girls (1965)

Danny Churchill is a young heir who tries to help Ginger, an attractive postal worker in rural Nevada, save her father's ranch from closing due to being heavily in debt with some Reno ... See full summary »

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Ginger Gray
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Danny Churchill
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Peter (as Herman's Hermits)
Karl Green ...
Karl (as Herman's Hermits)
Derek Leckenby ...
Derek (as Herman's Hermits)
Keith Hopwood ...
Keith (as Herman's Hermits)
Barry Whitwam ...
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Domingo Samudio ...
Sam the Sham (as Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs)
Dave Martin ...
Dave (as The Pharaohs)
Ray Stinnet ...
Ray (as The Pharaos)
Jerry Patterson ...
Jerry (as The Pharaos)
Butch Gibson ...
Butch (as The Pharaos)
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Liberace
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Tess Raliegh
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Danny Churchill is a young heir who tries to help Ginger, an attractive postal worker in rural Nevada, save her father's ranch from closing due to being heavily in debt with some Reno gangster types for her father's compulsive gambling. Danny, with his college friends help, turn Ginger and her father's ranch into a motel for impending divorcees in order to get out of debit, while Danny courts Ginger, but tries to keep his past reputation a secret when his former girlfriend Tess, a spitefull gold-digger, relentlessly pursues him and his wealth. Written by Matthew Patay

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The Boys... The Girls... and that wild, way-out, wicked, wonderful beat! See more »

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10 October 1965 (USA)  »

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Fifty years after its release, this film has remained the last feature film acting role for Connie Francis. See more »

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Ginger Gray: Mail call!
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Version of Great Performances: Crazy for You (1999) See more »

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Monkey See, Monkey Do
Written by Johnny Farrow
Performed by Sam the Sham and The Pharaohs
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Gershwin becomes gherkin
11 April 2004 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Wow...how awful is this?! A rock and roll remake of Girl Crazy with the Gershwin songs included and sung, almost trad style inbetween boppy gems from Hermans Hermits. There seemed to be a theme in the early to mid 60s of making Elvis movies without Elvis....just everyone else who might have managed a support role were all clumped together in some hideous alternate version of GIRL HAPPY or TICKLE ME or ROUSTABOUT because WHEN THE BOYS MEET THE GIRLS is the mashed potato version of any two reels (strung together) of those films. MGM specialised in them and we were gleefully offered WHERE THE BOYS ARE or GET YOURSELF A COLLEGE GIRL or COME FLY WITH ME or whatever film was thought of that sounded like any of the above titles. It all becomes a ghastly bag of singing jellies after a while. For some bizarre reason (like trying to please EVERYONE, Bollywood style) this pic also has Louis Armstrong and Liberace good for some completely inappropriate appearances......and I defy anyone not to be constantly appalled every 5 minutes. Connie Francis screeches her way whether singing or, well screeching, and Harve Presnell (about 11ft tall and 35years old and apparently still at college) fresh from THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN) gets a ginger hair doo and does his best to avoid sounding like Chad Everett who should have been in this instead. You will occasionally Hurrumph and mostly exclaim horror to whoever you watch this with. I loved it.


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