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It Happened at the World's Fair (1963)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Musical, Romance | 3 April 1963 (USA)
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Mike and Danny fly a crop duster, but because of Danny's gambling debts, a local sheriff seizes it. Trying to earn money, they hitch-hike to the World's Fair in Seattle. While Danny tries ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
... Mike Edwards
... Diane Warren
... Danny Burke
Vicky Tiu ... Sue-Lin
... Vince Bradley
... Miss Steuben
... Barney Thatcher
... Miss Ettinger
Kam Tong ... Uncle Walter Ling
... Dorothy Johnson
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Mike and Danny fly a crop duster, but because of Danny's gambling debts, a local sheriff seizes it. Trying to earn money, they hitch-hike to the World's Fair in Seattle. While Danny tries to earn money playing poker, Mike takes care of a small girl, Sue-Lin, whose Uncle Walter has disappeared. Being a ladies' man, he also finds the time to court a young nurse, Diane. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Swinging higher than the Space Needle with the gals and the songs at the famous World's Fair!


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Release Date:

3 April 1963 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mister, Will You Marry Me?  »

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$2,250,000
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(Westrex Recording System)

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(Metrocolor)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Elvis` wardrobe for It Happened at the World's Fair cost almost $10,000. See more »

Goofs

On arrival at the World's Fair, Elvis stores his luggage and guitar. The guitar case is not shown being pushed into a locker, since it would actually be far too long to fit. See more »

Quotes

Mike Edwards: Danny, you weren't born, you were dealt.
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Connections

Featured in Pearl Jam Twenty (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

They Remind Me Too Much of You
(uncredited)
Written by Don Robertson
Performed by Elvis Presley
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Entertaining if typical Elvis Presley vehicle
11 January 1999 | by See all my reviews

Taking advantage of the Seattle World's Fair, frequent Presley director Norman Taurog does his best to spice up an otherwise routine programmer in which Elvis ends up the reluctant guardian of a cute little girl who has been separated from her folks. Chief among the delights that transcend the vanilla flavor of the picture is a scene between The King and scorching supernova Yvonne Craig in which the former croons the tune "Relax" while the latter deftly evades his prowling lips and paws. The mercury reaches the boiling point in record time, and fans of the gorgeous Craig will be transformed into Tex Avery's wolf, whistling vigorously, stomping on the floor, and bashing themselves repeatedly in the head with a large mallet.


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