Category Archives: Clambake

Will Hutchins

Will Hutchins: born 5 May 1930, Los Angeles California: two Elvis Presley movies: Deborah Walley’s love interest in Spinout (1966) and Elvis’ identity-swap in Clambake (1967). Advertisements

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Rooftop dancers

A blonde Suzie Kaye dances with Elvis in Clambake (1967). Towards the end of his movie career, Elvis Presley made Clambake (1967); it was number 25 of 31 total feature films he would make. Co-starring Shelley Fabares, Will Hutchins, and … Continue reading

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Shelley in a green bikini

Shelley Fabares: three-time Elvis Presley co-star: Girl Happy (1965), Spinout (1966) and Clambake (1968) and never got to sing.

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Shelley in a pearly shell

Shelley Fabares in a publicity photo for Clambake (1967) Born Michele Marie Fabares January 19, 1944 Santa Monica, California. Starred in the surf movie Ride The Wild Surf (released 5-Aug-1964) Brie Matthews. Three movies with Elvis Presley: Girl Happy (14-Apr-1965) … Continue reading

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The lifeguard turned actor

Bill Bixby, TV Actor, Dies at 59; Starred in 3 Long-Running Series. LOS ANGELES, Nov. 22, 1993 — Bill Bixby, whose long career in television included starring roles in three popular series, died on Sunday at his home in Century … Continue reading

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Elvis favorites

Shelley Fabares and Bill Bixby in a publicity photo for Clambake (1967). These Actors Clearly Owe Their Success to Elvis Presley: Bill Bixby — Clambake (1967), Speedway (1968). When Bixby appeared in Clambake — the first of two Presley movies … Continue reading

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Bill Bixby and beauties in ‘Clambake’ (1967)

Clambake (1967) publicity photo: Olga Kaya, Bill Bixby (1934-93), Angelique Pettyjohn (1943-92), and Roberta Tennes.

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Bill Bixby and Shelley Fabares in ‘Clambake’ (1967)

Clambake (1967): the first of Bill Bixby‘s two Elvis Presley movie appearances; Shelley Fabares‘ third Elvis Presley movie.

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Shelley Fabares has long dark hair

Shelley Fabares: three-time Elvis Presley co-star: Girl Happy (1965), Spinout (1966) and Clambake (1968) and never got to sing.

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Elvis leaning on a palm tree and Shelley Fabares

An overweight and sickly-looking Elvis Presley with a worried-looking Shelley Fabares in Clambake (1967). Shelley Fabares’ third and final film with Elvis Presley. Generally regarded as one of the worst Elvis movies, marginaly better than Double Trouble and Harum Scarum. … Continue reading

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Bill Bixby

Bill Bixby: born Wilfred Bailey Everett Bixby III, 22 January 1934, San Francisco California; died 21 November 1993 (cancer) Century City Los Angeles California. Actor-turned-director. In a relationship with Yvonne Craig 1965 – 67, married to Brenda Benet 1971 – … Continue reading

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Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley: born Elvis Aron Presley, 8 January 1935, Tupelo Mississippi; died 16 August 1977, Memphis Tennessee. 31 movies from Love Me Tender (1956) to Change of Habit (1969)

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Arlene Charles

Arlene Charles: born Arlene Gorek 1942, Crown Point Indiana. Miss Indiana 1964, married to heavyweight boxer Jack Quarry from about 1973; married to Mike Smith of British sixties pop group The Dave Clark Five from 2001 until his death in … Continue reading

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Suzie Kaye

Suzie Kaye: born Susan Helene Klein, 2 September 1941, New York City New York; died 5 March 2008, Delray Beach Florida. West Side Story (1961) Rosalia … Wild Wild Winter (5-Jan-1966) Sandy C’mon, Let’s Live a Little (3-Mar-1967) Bee Bee … Continue reading

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Shelley Fabares

Shelley Fabares: born Michele Marie Fabares January 19, 1944 Santa Monica, California. Ride The Wild Surf (5-Aug-1964) Brie Matthews Girl Happy (14-Apr-1965) Valerie Hold On! (22-Jun-1966) Louisa Page Spinout (17-Oct-66) 1966) Cynthia Foxhugh Clambake (4-Dec-1967) Diane Carter

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