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
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Waitress
Jack Good ...
Hathaway
Olga Kaya ...
Gigi
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Gloria
Sam Riddle ...
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Ellie (as Amanda Harley)
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Cigarette Girl
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Storyline

Scott Heyward, whose the son of a millionaire, is tired of woman fawning over him because of his wealth, meets Tom, who's on his way to his new job as a water skiing instructor at a hotel. They envy each other's life and decide to switch places. So Scott pretends to be Tom and Tom lives it up pretending to be Scott. Scott meets Dianne who is trying to land a rich guy and when playboy James Jamison catches her eye, she asks Scott to help her snag him. Scott agrees to but finds himself attracted to her. Scott also decides to build a boat for a speedboat race that's going to take place in the hotel but he's using a new experimental chemical which doesn't hold in water, which his father forbade him to use. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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It's Elvis!..cooking up a storm!

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4 December 1967 (USA)  »

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Trivia

The little girl afraid to slide down the chute at the playground during the song "Confidence" is Lisa Slagle. She became a member of the Joffrey Ballet. She displays her burgeoning ballet talents in this scene, even enjoying a brief dance with Elvis. See more »

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While Scott is driving in Miami, mountains are visible in the background. See more »

Quotes

Sam: Y'know, my wife died a long time ago. We never had any children. I've always missed not having a son. I don't seem to miss it so much anymore.
[Tosses Scott the keys]
Sam: Just be sure you lock up before you leave. I'm going to bed.
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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.30 (2010) See more »

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Confidence
Written by Sid Tepper & Roy C. Bennett
Performed and Sung by Elvis Presley
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A bad movie? With Elvis in it? You've got to be kidding.
25 August 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

No film with Elvis Presley in it is a bad film. His acting is great and his singing is great. His songs aren't always the best, but they are good. There is also always an attractive female lead.

One reviewer on this film said there are no laughs. There are two things to laugh at here; him and the comedy in the film. Another reviewer said that Elvis was wooden in this movie and didn't try that hard. That is just stupid. Elvis is not wooden and always gave it his best shot. With such a good story and soundtrack I can't understand what was so wrong with this movie. I enjoy this movie and so do other Elvis Presley fans. So all of you people out to bash Elvis and his movies just back off. He was the King of Rockin Roll. When his movies where in theaters he was the king of the box office so just leave it at that. Check this movie out. Don't listen to any of the negative reviews. See it. You won't be disappointed.


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