Category Archives: Girl Happy

a happy girl and a girl happy boy

Three-time Elvis co-star Shelley Fabares dancing with the King in their first collaboration Girl Happy (1965). Advertisements

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Six Sandra Louise Posters

Chris Noel: born Sandra Louise Noel, 2 July 1941, West Palm Beach Florida. First credit: Soldier in the Rain (1963).

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The Meanest Girl In Town

Girl Happy (1965): Shelley Fabares and Elvis Presley. “In his eighteenth feature, Elvis Presley is cast as Rusty Wells, a rock ‘n roll singer (no stretch there) who is hired by a Chicago mobster to play chaperone to his daughter … Continue reading

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Valerie and Rusty

Girl Happy (1965): Shelley Fabares and Elvis Presley. “Elvis and three pals in a music combo arrive on the scene to keep an eye on their boss’s daughter, Shelley Fabares, and a cute chick she is. And guess what happens. … Continue reading

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Seadrift Motel

Girl Happy (1965): Shelley Fabares and Elvis Presley. “Elvis and three pals in a music combo arrive on the scene to keep an eye on their boss’s daughter, Shelley Fabares, and a cute chick she is. And guess what happens. … Continue reading

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La strip teaseuse effarouchée

Girl Happy (1965): John Fiedler (1925–2005), Elvis Presley and Jimmy Hawkins.

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Gary, Jimmy, Mary Ann, Elvis and Joby

Girl Happy (1965): Gary Crosby, Jimmy Hawkins, Mary Ann Mobley, Elvis Presley, and Joby Baker.

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The Frightened Stripper

Girl Happy (1965): Gary Crosby, Elvis Presley, Joby Baker, and Jimmy Hawkins playing in snowy Chicago before escaping to sunny Florida.

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Jimmy Hawkins

Jimmy Hawkins: born 13 November 1941, Los Angeles California: Girl Happy (1965) and Spinout (1966), Gidget (TV 1966).

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Coppertone gives you a better tan!

Say  Mary Ann Mobley and Joby Baker, Co-starring in “Girl Happy” – an MGM Release.

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Joby Baker

Joby Baker: born Joseph N. Baker 26 March 1934, Montreal Canada. Along with James Darren, appeared in the first three Gidget movies.

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Polka Dot Bikini

Chris Noel: star of Beach Ball (1965), Wild Wild Winter (1966), supporting roles in Get Yourself A College Girl (1964), Girl Happy (1965), American International Pictures‘ The Glory Stompers (1967) and For Singles Only (1968).

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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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Fabrizio Mioni

Fabrizio Mioni: born 23 September 1930, Rome, Italy. Hercules (1960) – Jason; Get Yourself A College Girl (1964) – Armand; Girl Happy (1965) Romano; final credit: Love, American Style (TV 1972 – ‘Love and the Italian Lover’).

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Blonde Beauty

Chris Noel started out as a model and saving up enough money, ventured out to Hollywood. She eventually got an audition for the part opposite Steve Mc Queen in Soldier In The Rain. She then made her obligatory appearances in … Continue reading

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Happy Girls and Sunny Daze

Elvis Presley’s Girl Happy (1965) with Nita Talbot as stripper ‘Sunny Daze’, watched by Lyn Edgington, Fabrizio Mioni, Shelley Fabares and Chris Noel. “Elvis and three pals in a music combo arrive on the scene to keep an eye on … Continue reading

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Chris is a happy girl in a little black dress

Chris Noel, one of the girls in the Elvis Presley movie Girl Happy (1965).    

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Chris Noel studies her script

Chris Noel: star of Beach Ball (1965), Wild Wild Winter (1966), supporting roles in Get Yourself A College Girl (1964), Girl Happy (1965), American International Pictures‘ The Glory Stompers (1967) and For Singles Only (1968)

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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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Norman Grabowski

Norm Grabowski as the inarticulate henchman ‘Huh’ in the beach-party spy-spoof Out of Sight (1966) Norman Grabowski (Born Norman Grabouski, 5 February 1933, Irvington New Jersey; died 12 October 2012, Cassville Missouri). Actor and custom hotrod car builder, Grabowski created … Continue reading

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Girl Happy (1965) half-sheet poster

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Girl Happy (1965) Elvis and girls

Lori Williams, Lynn Edgington, Elvis, Chris Noel, Stardette Kasua

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Rusty Allen

Rusty Allen: born Terry Kay Dennis, 10 March 1944, Taylor County Texas; died 1 November 2004, Las Vegas Nevada. Married circus producer Alexandroff Dobritch twice – March 1965 and November 1970; Dobritch married stripper Brandy Wilde (aka Clarice Gillis) in … Continue reading

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Pamela Curran

Pamela Curran, Rusty Allen and Gail Gilmore in Girl Happy (1965) Pamela Curran: born Pamela Helene Dudley Curran, 6 February 1930, New York New York. First credit: The Blob (1958) teenager … Girl Happy (1965) Bobbie … Final credit: Love, … Continue reading

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Fabrizio Mioni

Fabrizio Mioni: born 3 September 1930, Rome Italy. Hercules (1958) Jason … Get Yourself A College Girl (1964) Armand Girl Happy (1965) Romano … Final credit: Love, American Style (1972) ‘Love and the Latin Lover’ Cesare Donelli

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Nita Talbot

Nita Talbot: born Anita Sokol, 8 August 1930, New York City New York. Signed to Warner Brothers at 18 years of age. First credit: This Side of the Law (1950) Miss Goff … Girl Happy (14-Apr-1965) Sunny Daze … That … 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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Nancy Czar

Nancy Czar: born Nancy Jean Czarnecki, 4 January 1944, Milwaukee Wisconsin. USA. US Figure Skating Champion 1960. Wild Guitar (1962) Vickie Wills Girl Happy (14-Apr-1965) blonde on the beach – uncredited Winter A Go-Go (28-Oct-1965) Jonesy Perry Mason (TV 1965) … Continue reading

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Mary Ann Mobley

Mary Ann Mobley: born 17 February 1937, Biloxi Mississippi; died 9 December 2014, Beverly Hills Los Angeles California. Miss Mississippi 1958 and Miss America 1959. Get Yourself A College Girl (18-Dec-1964) Girl Happy (MGM 14-Apr-1965) Harum Scarum (Four-Leaf 15-Dec-1965) Three … Continue reading

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Chris Noel

Chris Noel: born Sandra Louise Noel, 2 July 1941, West Palm Beach Florida. First credit: Soldier in the Rain (27-Nov-1963) Frances McCoy Girl Happy (14-Apr-1965) Betsy Beach Ball (29-Sep-1965) Susan Get Yourself A College Girl (18-Dec-1965) Sue Ann Mobley Wild … Continue reading

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Peter Brooks

Peter Brooks: born Jan Zajaczowski First credit: Ichabod and Me (TV 1961) ’Teenage Journalist’ Gidget Goes to Rome (1963) Clay Anderson Girl Happy (14-Apr-1965) Brentwood Von Durgenfeld The Girls on the Beach (12-May-1965) Stu Rankin Gidget (TV 1965) ‘Too Many … Continue reading

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Gail Gilmore

Gail Gilmour: born Gail Gerber, 4 October 1937, Edmonton Canada; died: 2 March 2014, Sharon, Connecticut. Girl Happy (14-Apr-1965) Nancy The Girls on the Beach (12-May-1965) Georgia – as Gale Gerber Beach Ball (29-Sep-1965) Deborah Village of the Giants (Embassy … Continue reading

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Beverly Adams

Beverly Adams (born 7 November 1940, Edmonton Alberta, Canada) First screen credit: The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (TV 1963) ‘Wally’s Pen Pal’ Gloria Roustabout (1964) Cora – uncredited Girl Happy (1965) girl #2 – uncredited How to Stuff a … 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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