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Easy Come, Easy Go (1967)

Navy frogman, Ted Jackson (Elvis Presley), balances his time between twin careers as a deep sea diver and nightclub singer. During a dive, Ted spots sunken treasure and returns with hope to retrieve it.

Director:

John Rich
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Elvis Presley ... Ted Jackson
Dodie Marshall Dodie Marshall ... Jo Symington
Pat Priest ... Dina Bishop
Pat Harrington Jr. ... Judd Whitman (as Pat Harrington)
Skip Ward ... Gil Carey
Sandy Kenyon ... Schwartz
Frank McHugh ... Captain Jack
Ed Griffith Ed Griffith ... Cooper
Read Morgan Read Morgan ... Ens. Tompkins
Mickey Elley Mickey Elley ... Ens. Whitehead
Elaine Beckett Elaine Beckett ... Vicki
Shari Nims Shari Nims ... Mary
Diki Lerner Diki Lerner ... Zoltan
Robert Isenberg Robert Isenberg ... Artist
Elsa Lanchester ... Madame Neherina
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Storyline

Navy frogman, Ted Jackson (Elvis Presley), balances his time between twin careers as a deep sea diver and nightclub singer. During a dive, Ted spots sunken treasure and returns with hope to retrieve it.

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Taglines:

Excitement! Adventure Under the Sea! See more »


Certificate:

AL | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 June 1967 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Seemann, ahoi! See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$1,950,000
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Wallis-Hazen See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Character actor Frank McHugh (Captain Jack) also starred in a 1947 film called "Easy Come, Easy Go". See more »

Goofs

(at around 9 mins) Aafter the "love machine" song, Elvis puts the Fender Jazz bass down on a seat and a moment later, in the next shot, it reappears in his hand. See more »

Quotes

Ted Jackson: Yoga is as yoga does / there's no in-between / You're either with it all the way / or you've blown the scene.
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Connections

Referenced in Elvis (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Sing You Children
Written by Gerald Nelson & Fred Burch
Performed and Sung by Elvis Presley
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It ain't that bad
8 May 2005 | by estabansmytheSee all my reviews

"Easy Come, Easy Go" is hardly the King's best - but still, it ain't that bad. I certainly prefer it to "Harum Scarum."

And it does have a few killer songs, including "The Love Machine" & the irresistible "I'll Take Love," performed as the finale (it should have been a hit single).

But having said that, Elvis looks bored at various times. As he put it, by then he was tired of beating up the bad guys and then singing to them.

It's too bad that he never got a role in a truly serious film directed by a truly serious director later in his career because I believe he could have been taught, encouraged and coaxed into some truly terrific serious dramatic performances - and not just the brooding, pouting youth roles a la "Wild In The Country" or "Jailhouse Rock." Perhaps in a smaller serious role.

Imagine him as naive good old boy male prostitute Joe Buck in Jon Voight's shoes in "Midnight Cowboy"? I really think he could have done something special with a serious role like that in a serious film. Roles such as that could have changed his entire career - and how people viewed him.


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