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Clambake (1967) - Plot Summary Poster

(1967)

Plot Summary

  • 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>
  • 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

Synopsis

Elvis plays the son of a wealthy oil magnate who feels the need to prove himself among folks who are unaware of his dad's fortune and connections...

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