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Blue Hawaii (1961) was a Comedy - Musical Film directed by Norman Taurog and produced by Hal B. Wallis and Paul Nathan.

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Blue Hawaii (1961).

By Dawn on Aug 12, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks

Another one of my favorite beach movies is the film, Blue Hawaii (1961) a musical filmed in Hawaii. Cast: Elvis Presley. After two years in the Army, Chad Gates returns home to Hawaii, happy to be back with his surfboard and beach buddies. He rebels against his wealthy and domineer... Read full article

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Jack Kelman: I'd rather drive girls than bananas any day!

Sarah Lee Gates: And he didn't even give his momma any goodnight sugar.

Chad Gates: I think you're a mixed-up kid that's too big for her breeches.
Ellie Corbett: I don't wear breeches.
Chad Gates: You're getting out of here right now, Miss No-Breeches Bardot!
Ellie Corbett: Chad, do you think I'm pretty?
Chad Gates: I think you're pretty forward and pretty stupid.
Ellie Corbett: Wouldn't you rather hold me than Abigail?
Chad Gates: I'd like to hold you over a barbecue pit!

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Facts about

Angela Lansbury, who played Elvis' mother, was only 35 years old when the movie was filmed, a mere 10 year older than Elvis.
Pamela Austin's movie debut.
Turn the sound up loud when Chad (Elvis) is first seen leaving the plane - you will hear hundreds of screaming fans who were watching the shoot.
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