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Where the Boys Are (1960) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by Henry Levin and produced by Joe Pasternak.

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Warner Archive Blu-ray: Where the Boys Are (1960)

By KC on Aug 10, 2017 From Classic Movies

The posters and trailer for the 1960 spring break romp Where The Boys Are are so relentlessly cheerful, that it's a bit disorienting to find that while there are certainly laughs in this beach bound flick, it also covers some dark territory. From the insensitive and entitled to the criminally violen... Read full article


ClassicFlix (Teen Scene) – Review #25: Where the Boys Are (1960)

By Virginie Pronovost on Jun 30, 2017 From The Wonderful World of Cinema

From March 2015 to April 2017, I was writing the monthly Teen Scene column for the website ClassicFlix. My objective was to promote classic films among teenagers and young adults. Due to the establishing of a new version of the website, it?s now more difficult to access to the old version and read t... Read full article


Where the Boys Are (1960)

By Beatrice on Mar 5, 2017 From Flickers in Time

Where the Boys Are Directed by Henry Levin Written by George Wells from a novel by Glendon Swarthout 1960/USA Euterpe Repeat viewing/Netflix Rental I like this chauvinistic trip down memory lane more than it probably deserves. Merritt (Dolores Hart), Melanie (Yvette Mimeaux), Angie (Connie Fr... Read full article


Reel to Real: Where The Boys Are 4

By Kay Noske on Apr 20, 2012 From Movie Star Makeover

Sunset in Fort Lauderdale Well, gang, it’s time to load up the convertible again, after all our fun in the sun during Spring Break with the WHERE THE BOYS ARE girls. We’ve?come to appreciate Merritt’s?level-headedness, Angie’s sprightly sense of fun,?and the perils of innocen... Read full article


Reel To Real: Where The Boys Are 3

By Kay Noske on Mar 31, 2012 From Movie Star Makeover

Where the?(Ivy League)?boys?are We’ve been enjoying sun, sand, and Spring Break merriment?with the?Where The Boys Are girls for 2 posts now. At least, I’ve been enjoying it and since you’re back, I must assume you’re having a good time, too. First, we looked at the group̵... Read full article


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Police Captain: [over police radio] Car 7: Go to Paradise Hotel. A live hammerhead shark has been placed in the pool.


Ryder Smith: Experience! That's what separates the girls from the Girl Scouts.


Merritt Andrews: Do you love me Ryder?
Ryder Smith: I think so.
Merritt Andrews: Do I love you Ryder?
Ryder Smith: I hope so.


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Natalie Wood originally sought for lead role.
Paula Prentiss' film debut
Average and Median Shot Lengths = ~9.6 seconds.
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