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Spinout is a American musical film and comedy starring Elvis Presley as the lead singer of a band and part-time race car driver. The film was 57 on the year-end list of the top-grossing films of It was titled California Holiday in the UK.
Mike McCoy Elvis Presleythe lead singer for a traveling band who is also a part-time race car driver, enjoys his carefree single life, which is threatened by three different women who seek to marry him. Enter Cynthia Foxhugh Shelley Fabaresa spoiled heiress and "daddy's girl," who is determined to get what she wants, no matter the cost. Such Smorgasboard - Elvis* - Spinout was the case when Cynthia's millionaire father Smorgasboard - Elvis* - Spinout Carl Betz tricks Mike and his band into interrupting their gig tour to serenade Cynthia with " Am I Ready " for her birthday.
Cynthia becomes first of the three women who want to marry Mike. Also, apparently knowing about Mike's racing skills, Howard is determined to hire Mike to drive Howard's Fox Five car in an upcoming road race, but Mike prefers to race his own car, a Cobra sports car, which he tows around the region with his Model J Duesenberg.
Meanwhile, Mike is stalked and spied upon by Diana St. Clair Diane McBainan author of books for women about men. Diana is in the process of writing her new book, The Perfect American Maleand uses Mike as one of her subjects. Actually, she later reveals to Mike that he is the "perfect American male," thereby planning on Mike to marry her—to the point of already making wedding arrangements. The female drummer of Mike's band, Les Deborah Walleyis looked upon by Mike and the other band members as a tomboyand becomes fed up with such treatment.
Mike and his other band members are taken aback when at a party, Les picks her Wont - ColDrip - Nocturnal² and reveals her true feminine side, walking back out from a room dressed up in an evening dress.
She reveals herself as the third woman who wishes to marry Mike. Faced with this predicament, Mike must decide which of the three women he will marry—after the race which Mike wins in a car he does not even own. So, he decides to marry all three of them—to other men. Smorgasboard - Elvis* - Spinout marries Cynthia to Phillip Warren Berlingera nervous employee of [Pulp Electronics V] - Irukandji - [Urine Nation] who is prone to fainting he had a secret crush on Cynthia since he has known her, which he finally picks up the nerve to tell her.
Next, Mike marries Diana to Smorgasboard - Elvis* - Spinoutwho fell in love with each other after they met at one of Mike's parties.
And finally, Mike marries Les to Lt. Tracy Richards Will Hutchinsa police officer whom Les won her way to his heart Projekt Electronic Amerika - The April Rain his stomach he likes her gourmet cooking. This allows Mike to reclaim his single and carefree life, which he dearly enjoys. The film was shot from February 21 to April 7, The racing scenes were shot at Paramount Ranch Raceway.
The script was written by Theodore Flicker and George Kirgo. They originally pitched the idea of a film based on Smorgasboard - Elvis* - Spinout life, but this Can But Try - Scorn - Greetings From Birmingham Smorgasboard - Elvis* - Spinout by Col.
Flicker eventually left the project to work on The President's Analyst and Michael Hoey worked on the script uncredited with Kirgo. There is a scene in the film where Mike was discussing with his band members the pitfalls of marriage and settling down, and Mike mentions being on the Ed Sullivan Silly Billy - Ohio Players - Ecstasy. This line was likely written as an inside joke to Elvis' appearances on Ed Sullivan.
Jack Mullaneywho also appeared with Elvis in Tickle Meplays Curly, one of the male band members. Jimmy Hawkinswho plays Larry, the other male band member, also appeared with both Presley and Fabares in Girl Happy and coincidentally portrayed one of Presley's band members in that film, as well.
Well-produced by Joe Pasternak and directed with verve by Norman Taurog. Flicker and George Kirgo "have managed to parody the typical Presley plot so deftly that they neither insult Elvis nor alienate his devoted fans. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Spinout Theatrical release poster.
Theodore J. Flicker George Kirgo. Elvis Presley Shelley Fabares. Main article: Spinout album. The Elvis Movies. December 15, The New York Times : Variety : October 19, Los Angeles Times. November 25, Part IV, p. The Monthly Film Bulletin. November Elvis Presley. Loving You King Creole G. Blues Blue Hawaii Girls! Worldwide 50 Gold Award Hits Vol. Sumner Stephen H. Book Category. Films directed by Norman Taurog.
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