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
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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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Bruce Dern improvised part of his dialogue in the scene where he talks with the Marines. In the original script he was just suppose to simply end the conversation and leave. 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
[watching the Young Miss contestants perform a big dance number on stage
You know something? You did a hell of a job.
I took a bunch of nice high-school kids, and turned them into Vegas showgirls.
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