Category Archives: Where The Boys Are

highly carbonated elixir of sex, sunshine and beer

Here are all these youngsters jammed together, on the beach, in beer joints and motels—coeds from state universities, fellows from the Ivy League—flirting and making passes, with only one thing on their minds. That is xes spelled backwards. BOSLEY CROWTHER, … Continue reading

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Rory Harrity

Rory Dion Harrity: born 26 May 1933, Jacksonville Florida USA; died 23 July 1974, Klosters Graubünden Switzerland; buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Ocala Florida USA.

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Yvette and a french poodle

Yvette Mimieux as Melanie Tolman in the comedy-drama “Where The Boys Are” (1960). “… a third coed, played by Yvette Mimieux, falls madly and recklessly in love with a fickle Yale man, Rory Harrity, and becomes a bit of a … Continue reading

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Where the fish are!

Paula Prentiss, born Paula Ragusa, 4 March 1938, San Antonio Texas. Discovered in 1958 by a talent scout at Northwestern University (Illinois), she was cast in a comic role opposite Jim Hutton (1934 – 79) in Where the Boys Are (1960).  … Continue reading

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Paula brushing

Paula Prentiss Born Paula Ragusa, 4 March 1938, San Antonio Texas. Discovered in 1958 by a talent scout at Northwestern University (Illinois). Cast in the comic role of wisecracking but chaste tomboy “Tuggle Carpenter” in Where the Boys Are (1960). First … Continue reading

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Yvette in time

Yvette Carmen Mimieux, born 8 January 1942, Hollywood California. Retired from acting at age 49, final screen credit: a supporting role in the Jackie Collins’ TV movie Lady Boss (1992). First three film credits: Platinum High School (13-May-1960) Lorinda Nibley … Continue reading

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Paula is tall

Paula Prentiss, born Paula Ragusa, 4 March 1938, San Antonio Texas. Discovered in 1958 by a talent scout at Northwestern University (Illinois). Cast in the comic role of wisecracking but chaste tomboy “Tuggle Carpenter” in Where the Boys Are (1960) opposite … Continue reading

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Tuggle cuddles a puppy

Paula Prentiss plays tomboy Tuggle Carpenter in Where The Boys Are (1960).

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Dolores Hart dramatic portrait

Dolores Hart: star of Where The Boys Are (1960), the original Florida holiday beach movie, and two Elvis Presley movies: Loving You (1957) and King Creole (1958).

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Barbara Nichols and the Duke

John Wayne and Barbara Nichols (1928 – 1976) dressed in her usual role of a burlesque performer and striptease artist, such as ‘Lola Fandango’ in Where The Boys Are (1960) and Blossom LaTour in The Swinger (1966) .

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