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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

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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 ...
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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:

Cambalache  »

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Elvis Presley personally quoted that Clambake (1967) was the least liked movie, that he acted in and his all-time favorite was 9 years earlier, in 1958's King Creole (1958). See more »

Goofs

As Scott drives along the highway at the end of the movie, he reveals his true identity and shows his driver license. As he shows evidence of his true name, his eyes are listed as brown (brn) when they are bright blue. 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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Referenced in The Chronicle: The King Is Undead (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

How Can You Lose What You Never Had
Written by Ben Weisman & Sid Wayne
Performed and Sung by Elvis Presley
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A postcard of the 60´s
15 January 2004 | by (Rio de Janeiro,Brasil) – See all my reviews

This movie represents the end of Presley´s cinematic career,because the other "movies" after this one was just a waste of time for him,and he knew it. When you see Clambake,you can smell the 60´s decade,the inocence and childish happiness before the Vietnam War,the death of Kennedy and Martin Luther King. The title song shows what you can expect of it,it´s a fun film,with no intentions to be taken serious by anyone.It´s a party,with lot´s of girls,color and Elvis Presley.The songs are not so bad,"You don´t know me"is a great ballad,"A house that has everything"it´s a little pearl,just like "The girl i never loved". About the plot....well,it´s a quest for find true love,and that great question:"Does she love me,or my money?"... It´s always great to see Elvis,even in his movie decade,because there´s no artist´s like him nowadays,unfortunatelly....I almost forgot to say that this movie is better than:"Gigli"


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