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For Those Who Think Young (1964)

Approved | | Comedy | June 1964 (USA)
A wealthy young man tries to woo a university student, while her two uncles work to popularize a local club.

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James O'Hanlon (screenplay), George O'Hanlon (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
James Darren ... Gardner 'Ding' Pruitt III
Pamela Tiffin ... Sandy Palmer
Paul Lynde ... Sid Hoyt
Tina Louise ... Topaz McQueen
Bob Denver ... Kelp
Robert Middleton ... Burford Sanford Cronin
Nancy Sinatra ... Karen Cross
Claudia Martin ... Sue Lewis
Ellen Burstyn ... Dr. Pauline Swenson (as Ellen McRae)
Woody Woodbury ... Woody Woodbury
Louis Quinn ... Gus Kestler
Sammee Tong ... Clyde
Addison Richards ... Dean Watkins
Paul 'Mousie' Garner ... Mousie (as Mousie Garner)
Benny Baker ... Lou
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Storyline

Surfing college students hang out at a club watching comedian Uncle Woody and drinking Pepsis. Rich playboy "Ding" Pruitt falls for Sandy Palmer. His grandfather tries to have the club closed but is exposed as an ex-bootlegger. Written by alfiehitchie

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Taglines:

You have to think young to feel real sprung! See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

June 1964 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Strandparty bei Mondschein See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

At the time the movie came out, Pepsi-Cola's slogan was "Now It's Pepsi for Those Who Think Young". This wasn't a coincidence, as Pepsi had a presence in the film. There are scenes of people ordering and drinking Pepsi, as well as a Pepsi machine in the club. See more »

Goofs

After the song ,"I'm Gonna Walk all over this Land" the audience begins to clap but you do not hear the clapping till a few seconds afterwards. See more »

Quotes

Gardner 'Ding' Pruitt III: Tell me, you do feel something for me, don't you?
Sandy Palmer: Yes, I do. I'm not immune. I've caught the Pruitt infection.
Gardner 'Ding' Pruitt III: Then why don't we run a temperature together?
Sandy Palmer: We can't Ding. You don't have it. You're just a carrier.
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Connections

References Car 54, Where Are You? (1961) See more »

Soundtracks

Ho Daddy
Words by George O'Hanlon and James O'Hanlon
Music by Jerry Fielding
Performed by Bob Denver
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In defense of this film
16 September 2008 | by grghullSee all my reviews

Times change. Tastes in movies and comedy change. Doubtless most of the other users who reviewed this movie are too young to remember Woody Woodbury at all, but he was quite popular and successful back in the sixties (albeit briefly). I can well remember listening to his comedy albums (a sort of primitive CD, large flat plastic disks that were played on an ancient device called a "record player") and finding them quite amusing, if nowhere near as funny as Bob Newhart or as cutting edge as Jonathan Winters or Bill Cosby. And certainly he seems much more dated now than any of them but even in this movie I still find his humor --- well, pleasantly amusing is maybe the best way to express it.

As for the movie itself: it was one of many attempts by big studios to cash in on the success of the AIP BEACH PARTY movies and probably better than most. It sure had enough talented and recognizable people in the cast including, to my astonishment, a young and very pretty Ellen Burstyn. Certainly FOR THOSE WHO THINK YOUNG is a harmless and genial enough way to spend a couple of hours if you have nothing better to do. There are worse things in the world.


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