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Where The Boys Are (1960)

George Hamilton, Dolores Hart, Paula Prentiss and Jim Hutton star in this silly musical, about college boys and girls in search of romance during their Easter vacation in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Against this background of youthful sun-seeking and partying, the action focuses on the contrasting relationships that develop between four girls and guys, of whom Paula Prentiss (her debut) and Jim Hutton are the most charming.

Good-natured, nostalgic stuff with an interesting moral take on virginity, which was still a major issue at the time. Dolores Hart, for example, hangs on to hers and is rewarded with George Hamilton, while Yvette Mimieux learns that giving in doesn’t pay!

The movie never pretends to be anything other than what it is – a teenage beach movie.

The cast also includes Connie Francis and Frank Gorshin.

Merritt Andrews
Dolores Hart
Ryder Smith
George Hamilton
Melanie
Yvette Mimieux
TV Thompson
Jim Hutton
Lola
Barbara Nichols
Tuggle Carpenter
Paula Prentiss
Angie
Connie Francis
Police Captain
Chill Wills

Director
Henry Levin