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?
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An American dream, peaches and cream... Maybe she'll go all the way
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the film's distribution company United Artists only had four of their own theaters in the US and it was decided that that the movie will play only there and that they won't spend much on advertising the movie since it was projected that the movie won't bring back any money either way. The movie's director Michael Ritchie, who loved the project, tried to promote the movie himself because of this by traveling to the cities where the United Artists theaters were located with a few girls from the cast to do on the spot promotions. Unfortunately, this didn't help the movie much and it still made little business. See more
When Robin is playing the flute, she takes a breath while the flute sound continues. See more
Isn't she lovely? Aren't they all lovely? Isn't everyone lovely?
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
Referenced in A Decade Under the Influence
Music by Charles Chaplin
Lyrics by John Turner
and Geoffrey Parsons
Sung by Nat 'King' Cole
Nat King Cole is heard through the Courtesy of Capitol Records See more