Category Archives: the lively set

The Lively Set (1964)

The Lively Set (24 October 1964) Universal Pictures Directed by Jack Arnold (1916-92) – Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954), Hello Down There (1969); written by Mel Goldberg (1922-2015) – Hang ‘Em High (1968); produced by William Alland (1916-97) – … Continue reading

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James Darren

James Darren: born James William Ercolani, 8 June 1936, Philadelphia USA. First credit Rumble on the Docks (1956) with Timothy Carey. Selected credits: Gidget (1959 – Moondoggie) with Sandra Dee Gidget Goes Hawaiian (1961 – Moondoggie) with Deborah Walley Gidget … Continue reading

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A Toast To Tiffin

An interview with Pamela Tiffin by syndicated columnist John Springer, circa 1966 (published online by A Toast To Tiffin): If someone in England asks you to tiffin, they are asking you to high tea. In America, however, Tiffin is a … Continue reading

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Carpark girl

Pamela Tiffin in The Lively Set (1964). Book review: “Pamela Tiffin: Hollywood to Rome, 1961-1974. “One of the most attractive and talented actresses during the 1960s in American films eventually left to do movies in Italy and then disappeared from … Continue reading

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Rush blindly to the altar or wait, like a nice girl should?

Will James Darren finish college, or quit to go into business designing hot rods? Will he listen to the cautionary advice of his kindly old science teacher and install safeguards on his racing car, or will he recklessly go ahead … Continue reading

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Pamela Tiffin in ‘The Lively Set’ 1964

Pamela Tiffin (born 1942) plays Eadie Manning in the drag-racing drama The Lively Set (1964), produced and distributed by Universal Pictures.

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Pamela Tiffin and James Darren in ‘The Lively Set’ (1964)

Pamela Tiffin and James “Moondoggie” Darren in The Lively Set (1964)

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Pamela Tiffin portrait

Pamela Tiffin to promote The Lively Set (1964)

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Pamela Tiffin in the carpark

Pamela Tiffin in The Lively Set (1964).

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Pamela Tiffin in ‘The Lively Set’ (1964)

Racecar driver Doug McClure, James Darren and Pamela Tiffin.

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Jack Arnold directing ‘The Lively Set’ (1964)

21 year old Pamela Tiffin and 28 year old James Darren get close under the direction of Jack Arnold (1916 -1992) for The Lively Set (1964).

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Pamela Tiffin in a hotrod

College student Eadie (Pamela Tiffin), with books and hotpants, shows off her shapely legs and figure in the back of Casey Owens’ (James Darren) hotrod racecar in The Lively Set (1964).

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Pamela Tiffin

Pamela Tiffin (born Pamela Tiffin Wonso, 13 October 1942, Oklahoma City Oklahoma) Summer and Smoke (Hal Wallis 16-Nov-1961) Nellie Ewell One, Two, Three (15-Dec-1961) Scarlett Hazeltine State Fair (9-Mar-1962) Margy Frake Come Fly with Me (MGM 27-Mar-1963) Carol Brewster For … Continue reading

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James Darren

James Darren (born James William Ercolani, 8 June 1936, Philadelphia Pennsylvania) First credit: Rumble on the Docks (1956) Jimmy Smigelski … Gidget (Columbia 10-Apr-1959) Moondoggie (Jeff Matthews) Gidget Goes Hawaiian (Columbia 2-Jun-1961) Moondoggie (Jeff Matthews) Gidget Goes to Rome (Columbia … Continue reading

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