Why we like…

Girl Happy (1965): Lyn Edgington (1935 – 2005), Shelley Fabares, and Chris Noel.

Six Sandra Louise Posters

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

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. That’s it—that’s the picture.” Howard Thompson, New York Times.  

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. That’s it—that’s the picture.” Howard Thompson, New York Times.

The Frightened Stripper

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

Two-piece and one-piece swimsuits

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)

Joby Baker

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

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).

A blonde bikini girl with a boy’s name

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)  

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’).

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 their boss’s daughter, Shelley Fabares, and a cute chick she is. And guess what happens….