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Spinout (1966)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Musical, Romance | 14 December 1966 (USA)
Band singer/race driver Mike McCoy must choose between marrying a beautiful rich girl and driving her father's car in a prestigious race.

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Norman Taurog
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Elvis Presley ... Mike McCoy
Shelley Fabares ... Cynthia Foxhugh
Diane McBain ... Diana St. Clair
Dodie Marshall Dodie Marshall ... Susan
Deborah Walley ... Les
Jack Mullaney ... Curly
Will Hutchins ... Lt. Tracy Richards
Warren Berlinger ... Philip Short
Jimmy Hawkins ... Larry
Carl Betz ... Howard Foxhugh
Cecil Kellaway ... Bernard Ranley
Una Merkel ... Violet Ranley
Frederick Worlock ... Blodgett (as Frederic Worlock)
Dave Barry ... Harry
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Storyline

Mike McCoy is the lead singer for a band combo and part-time racecar driver trying to get by when he is persued by a trio of very different women who want his hand in marriage. The first is Les, the female drummer of his band, The second is Cynthia, a spoiled heiress and Daddy's girl. The third is Diana, a writer of books on men. Written by Anonymous

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ELVIS SINGS NINE GREAT NEW TOE-TAPPING TUNES! See more »


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 December 1966 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Never Say No See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Euterpe See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Riffing on the similarity of every Elvis movie to every other Elvis movie, a studio executive once quipped: "Why do we bother to give his movies titles - couldn't they just be numbered?" See more »

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Quotes

[Cynthia has just driven Mike and his sports car into a lake]
Mike McCoy: If you're not out of here in about three seconds, I'm gonna put ya over my knee... I'm gonna paddle your bottom until it's as red as that jalopy you're drivin'!
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Connections

References La Dolce Vita (1960) See more »

Soundtracks

Stop Look and Listen
(uncredited)
Written by Joy Byers (as Joe Byers)
Performed and Sung by Elvis Presley
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21 August 2005 | by harrytrueSee all my reviews

Everyone says Elvis made poor movies. Many people (like myself) who have never bothered to watch them through.

Yes, it is true that many of these movies would never have been made (or watched) if Elvis wasn't in them. It is also true that Elvis made these movies for money.

So what? Some of Shakespeares' plays like "The Two Gentlemen of Verona" or "The Merry Wives of Windsor" have not been seen as the finest in Englsh playwriting. It is quite likely that had someone else wrote them, they would have been long forgotten. As well, do you think Shakespeare wrote for his health? Elvis' movies may not have been Oscar material, but many of them, including "Spinout" are a nice escape from reality. We need this time to time. The songs are good, at work I think about them time-to-time, and the movies are fun. "Spinout" is a nice escape from reality.

One thing; I bought some Elvis DVDs, including "Spinout", and after watching them, I donated them to my library. Now, others can see them. Just a thought.

A sad note. Elvis sings "I'll Be Back". Sadly, most of us just have his songs, movies, and other such memories.

When I visited Las Vegas in 2004, I visited the Auto Collection" at the "Imperial Palace". I saw the Duesenberg that Evis used in "Spinout". It might still be there.


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