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Raquel! (1970)

TV special which showcases Raquel Welch's talents as a singer, dancer, and comedienne. Welch not only sings such hit songs as "Everybody's Talkin'," "Games People Play," "The Sound of ... See full summary »



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TV special which showcases Raquel Welch's talents as a singer, dancer, and comedienne. Welch not only sings such hit songs as "Everybody's Talkin'," "Games People Play," "The Sound of Silence," and "California Dreamin'," but also visits an orphanage in Mexico with John Wayne, sings a medley of songs with Tom Jones, and does the comedy sketch "Rocky Raccoon" with Bob Hope as well as performs dance numbers and travels all over the world. Written by Woodyanders

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Tonight, Raquel Welch entertains Bob Hope, John Wayne, Tom Jones (and vice versa) You're invited!


Comedy | Music





Release Date:

26 April 1970 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Raquel-Welch-Show  »

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1.33 : 1
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Filming began in May 1969, but it was soon halted when Welch's Myra Breckinridge (1970) went into production. Filming resumed later that fall after the movie was finished. See more »


Raquel Welch: [on the subject of Hugh Hefner and Playboy Magazine] Well, I don't agree with his philosophy, but I think... I think the paper he prints it on, is very good.
[causing outburst of laughter]
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References Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) See more »


Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head
Written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David
Sung by Raquel Welch
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Aquarius/Let The Sun Shine In
24 August 2017 | by See all my reviews

Screen goddess Raquel Welch, famed for ONE MILLION YEARS B.C. in which she made bikini history... in an April 1970 TV special. If this is not a Collector's Item, I don't know what is.

No, I haven't seen RAQUEL! But right after submitting this review, I'm gonna start an initiative to find it on my seller site.

{note: found it after frantic search, it was hidden away, but yeah, planning to go for this next week!}

Hopefully I can one day update this. In the meantime, this counts as a review for one particular segment, the above- mentioned song(s).

When doing research on MYRA BRECKINRIDGE some time last year, I came across a download of this very old music video, "Aquarius/Let the Sun Shine In" and, yes, like one of the other reviewers called it, "trippy" and really, a time capsule for a bygone era. Hey, the Kylie Minogue music video "Celebration" has a very similar "drummers" scene in it, obviously inspired.

This is a vintage music video from way back and I would dearly like to have it on proper DVD. No, I do not think Raquel is THAT great as a singer, but here, in a wild costume, she sure tries, and most certainly is hot, and this is, like, HISTORIC, man!

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