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Spinout (1966)

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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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Cynthia Foxhugh
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Les
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Curly
Will Hutchins ...
Lt. Tracy Richards
Warren Berlinger ...
Philip Short
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Larry
Carl Betz ...
Howard Foxhugh
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Bernard Ranley
Una Merkel ...
Violet Ranley
Frederick Worlock ...
Blodgett (as Frederic Worlock)
Dave Barry ...
Harry
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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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14 December 1966 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Never Say No  »

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Una Merkel's final movie. See more »

Quotes

Mike McCoy: Excuse me, I seem to be bumping your binoculars.
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References La Dolce Vita (1960) See more »

Soundtracks

I'll Be Back
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Written by Sid Wayne & Ben Weisman
Performed and Sung by Elvis Presley
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21 August 2005 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Everyone says Elvis made poor movies. Many people (like myself) who have never bothered to watch them through.

Yes, it is true that many of these movies would never have been made (or watched) if Elvis wasn't in them. It is also true that Elvis made these movies for money.

So what? Some of Shakespeares' plays like "The Two Gentlemen of Verona" or "The Merry Wives of Windsor" have not been seen as the finest in Englsh playwriting. It is quite likely that had someone else wrote them, they would have been long forgotten. As well, do you think Shakespeare wrote for his health? Elvis' movies may not have been Oscar material, but many of them, including "Spinout" are a nice escape from reality. We need this time to time. The songs are good, at work I think about them time-to-time, and the movies are fun. "Spinout" is a nice escape from reality.

One thing; I bought some Elvis DVDs, including "Spinout", and after watching them, I donated them to my library. Now, others can see them. Just a thought.

A sad note. Elvis sings "I'll Be Back". Sadly, most of us just have his songs, movies, and other such memories.

When I visited Las Vegas in 2004, I visited the Auto Collection" at the "Imperial Palace". I saw the Duesenberg that Evis used in "Spinout". It might still be there.


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