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Spies in love

Troy Donahue (centre) and Valerie Allen (to the right of Troy) and others on set for the bikini spy caper Come Spy With Me (1967). Donahue and Allen married in Ireland after filming in October 1966, before the film was … Continue reading

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Valerie Allen 1936 – 2013

Valerie Allen: born 10 February 1936, New York NY; died 18 June 2013 Woodland Hills CA. Daughter of Ziegfield Follies showgirl Valerie Raemer and talent agent Edgar Allen, on screen from 1957, including I Married a Monster from Outer Space … Continue reading

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Original Title Song of 20th Century Fox Motion Picture

Come Fly With Me (1967) original title song by Smokey Robinson and the Miracles.

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7 Días De Fiesta

Palm Springs Weekend (1963) in Mexico: Robert Conrad, Diane McBain, Stefanie Powers, Troy Donahue.

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Palm Springs Champagne

Stefanie Powers and Troy Donahue in Palm Springs Weekend (1963), directed by Norman Taurog.

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Young Hollywood, 1964

Left to right: Connie Stevens, unidentified, Troy Donahue, Suzanne Pleshette (Donahue’s wife), Arte Johnson, unidentified, obscured, obscured, Jim Stacy (Stevens’ husband). Save

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Merle Johnson goes to Palm Springs

Troy Donahue (born Merle Johnson 27 January 1936, New York City, New York; died 2 September 2001, Santa Monica, California). First credit: The Tarnished Angels (1957). Selected credits: Imitation of Life (1959) with Sandra Dee, A Summer Place (1959) with … Continue reading

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Warner Bros. puts you in the fun seat!!!

Palm Springs Weekend (Warner Brothers, released 5 November 1963).

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Blonde Co-Stars

Troy Donahue and Connie Stevens, co-stars in an episode of Tenderfoot (TV 1959 – ‘The Wild Bunch’), Parrish (1961), Susan Slade (1961), twelve episodes of Hawaiian Eye (TV 1963), Palm Springs Weekend (1963). Reunited past their prime in Fantasy Island … Continue reading

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A blond beefcake in Palm Springs

Troy Donahue in a publicity photo for Palm Springs Weekend (1963). Palm Springs wanted nothing to do with “letting loose,” thank you.

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Come Spy With Me (1967)

Come Spy with Me (18 January 1967) Twentieth Century Fox. Filmed on location in Jamaica. Title song by Smokey Robinson & The Miracles.

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Come Spy with Troy and Andrea

“Come Spy With Me“1967, starring Troy Donahue and Andrea Dromm.

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Troy in San Francisco

Troy Donahue (born Merle Johnson, 27 January 1936, New York City, New York; died 2 September 2001, Santa Monica, California).

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Three Faces of Troy

Troy Donahue was studying journalism at Columbia University and pursuing an acting career in stock productions when he landed his first film role, a bit part in “Man Afraid” (1957).

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Palm Springs Talent

Palms Springs Weekend (1963): Troy Donahue, Stefanie Powers, Ty Hardin, Connie Stevens, Robert Conrad. Palm Springs Weekend (1963) is a time capsule of ’60s talent, including Troy Donahue, Connie Stevens, Stefanie Powers, Robert Conrad, Jerry Van Dyke, Jack Weston, and … Continue reading

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Little Miss Dee and Mr. Donahue

Troy Donahue and Sandra Dee pose in a studio for the movie A Summer Place (1959). ‘Summer Place’ Opens – HOWARD THOMPSON, The New York Times October 23, 1959 “… two mismated parents, played by Miss McGuire and Mr. Egan, … Continue reading

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Troy and Stefanie

Troy Donahue and Stefanie Powers in Palm Springs Weekend (1963). Palm Springs wanted nothing to do with “letting loose,” thank you. As soon as Variety announced on February 6, 1963, that a movie was going to be made based on … Continue reading

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