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Dodie Marshall dancing with Elvis Presley in Spinout (1966)

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Kiss My Firm But Pliant Lips

Elvis Presley and Celeste Yarnall in Live A Little, Love A Little (1968). “I originally auditioned for Michelle Carey’s role. And I know they liked me. And it must have gotten pretty close between she and me. So they created … Continue reading

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Michael A. Hoey

Michael A. Hoey: screenwriter (Live A Little Love A Little), dialogue coach (Tickle Me, Sergeant Dead Head, Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine, Spinout, Speedway); producer (Palm Springs Weekend), writer-director (The Navy vs. the Night Monsters (1966); born 8 September … Continue reading

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Coach, Director, Co-Star and King

Speedway (1968): dialogue coach Michael A. Hoey, Academy Award-winning director Norman Taurog, Nancy Sinatra and Elvis Presely on set. Hoey worked with Taurog on five Elvis movies and two Beach Party movies.

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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).

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The Dane, Bernice and the King

The swinging sixties were a time of great confusion in Hollywood and a perfect example of that is Live a Little, Love a Little (1968), Elvis Presley’s 28th movie. For the first time, you see a studio wrestling with the … Continue reading

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The King in Bed

Elvis and Michele Carey in Live A Little, Love A Little (1968). “[Elvis] gets to use some mild cuss words and break a former Elvis taboo which was never to show Elvis in bed with his leading lady.” TCM.

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A Close Shave for the King

Michele Carey (How To Stuff A Wild Bikini, The Sweet Ride) watches Elvis Presley shave in Live A Little, Love A Little (1968), the first Elvis movie in which he cussed, was seen in bed with a woman, and implied … Continue reading

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The boys in the band

Spinout (1966) Jack Mullaney, Elvis Presley, Deborah Walley, Jimmy Hawkins; directed by Norman Taurog. Mullaney and Taurog had teamed up a year before for Dr Goldfoot and The Bikini Machine.

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Script Spin

Spinout (1966) Elvis Presley, Deborah Walley, Jack Mullaney, Jimmy Hawkins; directed by Norman Taurog.

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