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The Trouble with Girls (1969)





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Elvis Presley stars as the manager of a traveling show in the late '20s who visits a small community in Iowa and finds he has a few problems to resolve.more
Rating: PG
Genre: Romance, Classics, Comedy, Documentary, Drama, Musical & Performing Arts
Directed By: , ,
Written By: Arnold Peyser, Lois Peyser
In Theaters:
On DVD: Aug 3, 2004
MGM Home Entertainment


Elvis Presley
as Walter Hale
Marlyn Mason
as Charlene
Vincent Price
as Morality
Dabney Coleman
as Harrison Wilby
Bill Zuckert
as Mayor Gilchrist
William Zuckert
as Mayor Gilchrist
Pitt Herbert
as Mr. Perper
Med Flory
as Constable
Helene Winston
as Olga Prchlik
Helen Winston
as Olga Prchlik
Frank Welker
as Rutgers
John Rubinstein
as Princeton
Chuck Briles
as Amherst
Patsy Garrett
as Mrs. Gilchrist
Linda Sue Risk
as Lily-Jeanne
Mike Wagner
as Chowderhead
Duke Snider
as Cranker
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For an Elvis movie his presence here is strictly secondary and he is sidelined throughout. Seems like it wanted to be more than it was, which is a run of the mill mystery with a few songs thrown in. Of more interest as a chance to spot the familiar face in small parts than anything else. Hey look there's Vincent Price and Buffy from Family Affair and Cindy Brady and WOW look how young Dabney Coleman is! At least the film is loaded with reliable performers, Sheree North, Edward Andrews, Marlyn Mason, John Carradine etc. they just aren't given much to work with. Not a ghastly film just very ordinary.

jay nixon

Super Reviewer

A typical Elvis movie plot and story, it's a pretty average movie, and not all that exciting. I don't know why Vincent Price had a small role i this movie, but he does, it's not a great role, he's just kinda there. Anyway, it's an okay movie.

Aj V

Super Reviewer


Definitely one of the weirder Elvis movies- he's only in it for about 30 minutes. But then again, so is everybody else; its an ensemble cast of equally boring parts. The concept wasn't terrible, the movie is essentially about corruption, from nepotism to murder, all on the backdrop of an idealogical religious and educational experience. (I'm honestly not sure if I should read into that either.)
Bonus points for Elvis' perfect sideburns and fly suits. Also great music choices for him.

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