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Clambake (1967)

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The heir to an oil fortune trades places with a water-ski instructor at a Florida hotel to see if girls will like him for himself, rather than his father's money.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Scott Hayward / 'Tom Wilson'
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Dianne Carter
Will Hutchins ...
Tom Wilson / 'Scott Heyward'
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James J. Jamison III
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Sam
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Duster Heyward
Suzie Kaye ...
Sally
Harold Peary ...
Doorman (as Hal Peary)
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Waitress
Jack Good ...
Hathaway
Olga Kaya ...
Gigi
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Gloria
Sam Riddle ...
Announcer
Wallace Earl ...
Ellie (as Amanda Harley)
Sue England ...
Cigarette Girl
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The heir to an oil fortune trades places with a water-ski instructor at a Florida hotel to see if girls will like him for himself, rather than his father's money. Written by Geoff Poole <poole1@fas.harvard.edu>

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4 December 1967 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Clambake  »

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

One of the children at the playground during the song "Confidence" is Corbin Bernsen. See more »

Goofs

Elvis's character plays an electric guitar during the song "Clambake", but it is not plugged into an amp. See more »

Quotes

James J. Jamison III: I hope you know how to take care of yourself. I call karate!
Scott Heyward: Oh, shut up.
[Scott belts James and knocks him down and out]
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Connections

Referenced in Eddie Presley (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

Who Needs Money?
Written by Randy Starr
Performed and Sung by Elvis Presley and Ray Walker
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a light-hearted Elvis 60s classic
25 July 2005 | by (England) – See all my reviews

Although this film is not brilliant and nothing compared to the ingenuity that was "Jailhouse Rock" I enjoyed this film immensely and it is, as many Elvis films are, simple light-hearted fun. I would much rather watch Elvis in this than in the embarrassment of "Live a Little, Love A Little" where even the most devoted Elvis fan finds it hard to watch the icon suffer in such an embarrassing predicament. This film however is fun to watch and I did enjoy it although if you're looking for Elvis at his best or a serious film then this isn't the one for you. The plot, although predictable, was amusing and despite numerous goofs such as the scenery Elvis certainly had an on-screen presence and it was hard to keep my eyes off him!


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