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Spinout (1966)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Musical, Romance | 14 December 1966 (USA)
Band singer/race driver Mike McCoy must choose between marrying a beautiful rich girl and driving her father's car in a prestigious race.

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Les
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Curly
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Philip Short
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Larry
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Howard Foxhugh
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Bernard Ranley
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Violet Ranley
Frederick Worlock ...
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Harry
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Storyline

Mike McCoy is the lead singer for a band combo and part-time racecar driver trying to get by when he is persued by a trio of very different women who want his hand in marriage. The first is Les, the female drummer of his band, The second is Cynthia, a spoiled heiress and Daddy's girl. The third is Diana, a writer of books on men. Written by Anonymous

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ELVIS SINGS NINE GREAT NEW TOE-TAPPING TUNES! See more »


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14 December 1966 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Never Say No  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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(Metrocolor)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

One of the very few films that show a Cheetah sports car racing. Bill Thomas' Cheetah was an extremely rare sports car that was designed to compete against Carroll Shelby's Cobra. Additionally, the "Fox Five" was actually a McLaren Elva. Being able to watch these cars in action is almost worth the price of admission. See more »

Quotes

Diana St. Clair: As soon as I domesticate you - get you housebroken - you'll be the best husband a girl ever had.
Mike McCoy: Husband?
Les: [clangs her cymbals to interrupt the conversation] Over my dead body!
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Connections

References The Ed Sullivan Show (1948) See more »

Soundtracks

All That I Am
(uncredited)
Written by Sid Tepper and Roy C. Bennett
Performed and Sung by Elvis Presley
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Pretty Fabares in harmless Elvis romp **1/2
8 August 2004 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

Elvis juggles a career as singer/race car driver in this typical but harmless '60s Presley vehicle. Looking more pudgy than usual, he is an unmarrying kind of guy contending with the attentions of three beautiful women.

Shelley Fabares is one delicious cutie I could stare at all day long, and Diane McBain exudes sophisticated beauty. But putting up with the over-animated antics of Deborah Walley as Presley's jealous tomboy drummer wears on my nerves.

This one's got a ton of Elvis songs, none of which are great but range from pretty good ("Spinout" "All That I Am") to unbearable ("Beach Shack", "Smorgasbord").


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