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Tickle Me (1965)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Musical, Romance | 30 June 1965 (USA)
A singing rodeo rider hires on at an expensive all-women dude ranch and beauty spa. He falls for a pretty fitness trainer who is constantly threatened by a gang who wants her late grandfather's cache of gold hidden in a ghost town.

Director:

Norman Taurog
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Cast

Cast overview:
Elvis Presley ... Lonnie Beale
Julie Adams ... Vera Radford
Jocelyn Lane ... Pam Merritt
Jack Mullaney ... Stanley Potter
Merry Anders ... Estelle Penfield
Bill Williams ... Deputy Sturdivant
Edward Faulkner ... Brad Bentley
Connie Gilchrist ... Hilda
Barbara Werle ... Barbara
John Dennis ... Adolph
Grady Sutton ... Mr. Dabney
Allison Hayes ... Mabel
Ines Pedroza Ines Pedroza ... Ophelia (as Inez Pedroza)
Lilyan Chauvin ... Ronnie
Angela Greene ... Donna
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Storyline

Elvis is a singing rodeo rider who drifts into an expensive dude ranch patronized by wealthy glamour girls. The owner, Vera Radford, hires Elvis as a stable man. Pretty physical fitness trainer Pam Merritt has a letter from her late grandfather directing her to a cache of gold in the ghost town of Silverado. The sheriff and his gang learn of the letter and plot to take it away from her. Written by filmfactsman

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Taglines:

It's Elvis! And it's Fun! Way Out Wild and Wooly! It's s-p-o-o-k-y! Full of Joy and Jive! See more »


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 June 1965 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Isle of Paradise See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,500,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

While filming Elvis Presley gave his Sony film camera to director Norman Taurog. At the time those cameras were really rare in the US. Taurog liked the idea of it because with a film camera he could shoot the scene himself and review it before it goes to edit. See more »

Quotes

Lonnie Beale: We better get you outta those wet clothes as soon as possible.
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Soundtracks

Slowly But Surely
Written by Sid Wayne & Ben Weisman
Performed by Elvis Presley
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Hey, it's Elvis and it's in color! Were you expecting "West Side Story"?
23 August 2005 | by lonniebealeSee all my reviews

A very funny film. The soundtrack was composed of old songs from earlier Elvis LPs (to keep the film's budget at a minimum). Elvis looks great and Jocelyn Lane looks incredible. In my opinion (along with many others), Jocelyn was the prettiest costar Elvis ever had. Julie Adams is very attractive as the "older" woman. Practically all of the women in the film are hot (and there are loads of groovy gals). In fact--although not intending to be--"Tickle Me" remains one of the best children's pictures ever. I certainly couldn't get enough of it when it played at the local theater when I was in grade school. I went back to see it again five times! What can I say? Puberty calling!


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