It's time again for California's "Young American Miss" beauty pageant, the biggest event of the year for Big Bob Freelander and Brenda DiCarlo, who give their all to put on a successful pageant. But Brenda is having marital difficulties and Bob's son is up to some mischief. Could this year's pageant be in jeopardy? Written by
George S. Davis <email@example.com>
Raised on hamburgers and soda pop, She's got a winning smile that's hard to top. A credit to her family, the ideal teen, She's America's daughter, she's a beauty queen.
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Did You Know?
The final scenes were staged at the actual pageant, and no one - except script writer Jerry Belson
and director Michael Ritchie
- knew the winner, so the conclusion seems realistic. See more
One of the audience members seen prominently during opening scene in Imperial Valley pageant later shows up again in closeup as Santa Rosa businessmen attending Bears Club luncheon. See more
Jesus! Doesn't anything get you down?
Big Bob Freelander
Yeah, I get my apple cart upset sometimes. I just learned a long time ago to accept a little less from life, that's all.
Because Mara Finerty's most noticeable scene in the movie shows her saying, "Rotting maggots of death, crawling out of the skull of war," she is listed in the closing credits as "Maggots Girl." See more
References Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Spring Is Here
Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Lorenz Hart See more