Category Archives: Kissin’ Cousins

Batgirl in a big bikini

Yvonne Craig, actor and dancer, born 16 May 1937; died 17 August 2015. The dark-haired beauty, a native of Taylorville, Ill., began her theatrical career at age 17 as the youngest member of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. She … Continue reading

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Gene Nelson

Gene Nelson: dancer/actor-turned-director, born 24 March 1920, Seattle Washington; died: 16 September 1996, Los Angeles California. On screen 1947 – 1987, TV and B-grade movie director from 1960. Biography and photo below.

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Elvis and Yvonne Craig are kissin’ cousins

Elvis Presley (1935 – 1977) and Yvonne Craig (1937 – 2015) in Kissin’ Cousins (1964).

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The Tatum Family in ‘Kissin’ Cousins’ (1964)

Kissin’ Cousins (1964): Yvonne Craig (Azalea Tatum) and Pamela Austin (Selena Tatum) listen to Arthur O’Connell (Pappy Tatum) negotiate with Elvis Presley (Josh Morgan) while Glenda farrell (Ma Tatum) and Donald Woods (General Dornford) watch.

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Yvonne Craig flirts with Elvis

Yvonne Craig (1937 – 2015) and Elvis Presley (1935 – 1977) in a publicity photo for Kissin’ Cousins (1964)

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Pamela Austin

Pam Austin: Pamela Joan Akert, 20 December 1941, Omaha Nebraska. First credit: Blue Hawaii (1961) Selena “Sandy” Emerson (as Pamela Kirk) … Hootenanny Hoot (1963) Billie-Jo Henley … Kissin’ Cousins (1964) Selena Tatum … The Perils of Pauline (1967) Pauline … Continue reading

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Yvonne Craig

Yvonne Craig: born Yvonne Joyce Craig, 16 May 1937, Taylorville Illinois; died 17 August 2015, Pacific Palisades California (cancer). First credit: Eighteen and Anxious (1957) Gloria Dorothy McCormick Selected credits: Gidget (1959) Nan It Happened at the World’s Fair (1963) … 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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