Get Yourself a College Girl (1964)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Music  |  18 December 1964 (USA)
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A college co-ed tries to balance her time writing songs and dealing with her publisher whom tries to pursue her.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Teresa 'Terry' Taylor
Joan O'Brien ...
Marge Endicott
Sue Ann Mobley
Gary Underwood
Willard Waterman ...
Senator Hubert Morrison
Fabrizio Mioni ...
James Millhollin ...
Paul Todd ...
Donnie Brooks ...
Hortense Petra ...
Donna, the Photographer
Dorothy Neumann ...
Miss Martha Stone, Dean of Wyndham College
Marti Barris ...
Mario Costello ...
The Standells ...
The Standells


The administrators of Wyndham Girl's College believe their institution is the model of traditional values, proper decorum and girl's deportment. There is however a thriving underground movement at the college of rock music. When the administrators learn just prior to the Christmas break that one of their students, Terry Taylor, is a renowned rock music songwriter using the pseudonym Joanie Harper whose songs contain seductively feminist lyrics, they have to decide how to deal with Terry, an otherwise academically bright student, and this possible scandal to the school. Meanwhile, many of the students head to Sun Valley for the Christmas break. Among those at the resort are the college's benefactor, Senator Hubert Morrison, who is conflicted between what he believes is Terry's immoral stance and courting the youth vote through their unofficial leader Terry, and Gary Underwood, Terry's publisher. Gary is trying to get Terry to do something she considers amoral and against her feminist ... Written by Huggo

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18 December 1964 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Turma Bossa Nova  »

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1.85 : 1
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Get Yourself A College Girl
Written by Sidney Miller and Fred Karger
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An excellent example of 1960's culture and music, "Get Yourself a College Girl" should be interesting to fans of the era's "beach blanket" movies. The plot appears to be secondary to the music, but the picture is a fun way to relax for an hour or so. The musical groups are nice to listen to and Joan 'O Brien, always a lovely and competent actress, is enjoyable as instructor and student advocate.

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