Fun, music and Elvis all happen in this romp boasting one of the best backdrops of any Elvis Presley movie: the Seattle World's Fair, with its showpiece Space Needle, monorail and more. The King plays pilot-for-hire Mike, whose hope of starting his own flying business is grounded by the gambling of his co-pilot Danny Gary Lockwood. The guys hitch to Seattle, where Mike finds romance, Danny finds easy marks and both find problems prior to a Happy Ending. Kurt Russell, star of 's Elvis biopic, plays the child who wallops Mike in the shins. If he's selling, we're buying! The novelty backdrop of the Seattle World's Fair lends wonderful space-age scenery to this Elvis vehicle. The King co-stars with a pre- Gary Lockwood as freelance pilots stranded in Seattle, where Elvis spends more time babysitting a little kid than panting after ostensible love interest Joan O'Brien. There's more plot than usual for a Presley picture, which in this case is not a good thing, and the songs are pallid, save "One Broken Heart for Sale.
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Watch the trailer. Title: It Happened at the World's Fair Mike and Danny fly a crop duster, but because of Danny's gambling debts, a local sheriff seizes it. Trying to earn money, they hitch-hike to the World's Fair in Seattle. While Danny tries to earn money playing poker, Mike takes care of a small girl, Sue-Lin, whose Uncle Walter has disappeared. Being a ladies' man, he also finds the time to court a young nurse, Diane. Written by Mattias Thuresson.
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