Cut from a different cloth than the usual Elvis movie, the only bathing suit seen is a one-piece worn by co-star, Joyce Van Patten, who plays an Olympic swimmer. Elvis's character is not featured in this film as prominently as usual, either, but he stills manages to getin some songs, such as Clean Up You Own Back Yard, Violet, and Signs of the Zodiac.
Watch for appearances by future television stars: Anissa Jones ("family Affair"), Susan Olsen ("The Brady Bunch")and Dabney Coleman ("Buffalo Bill" and numerous movies). Also see horror actors Vincent Price and John Carradine.
In 1969 Marlyn made her motion picture debut in The Trouble with Girls starring the King, Elvis Presley. Mason portrayed the role of Charlene,which allowed her to sing a duet with Elvis, entitled "Signs of the Zodiac". Today, Marlyn says "Elvis was the best. Very professional, very funny". When asked if she enjoyed doing the film, her response was "Absolutely!!!"
Throughout the 1970ís, Marlyn mostly did television movies such as Harpy, Outrage, and That Certain Summer, but she was also one of the regulars on the TV Show Longstreet. Masonís most recent work was on the television series Dead by Sunset and the 1998 TV movie Fifteen and Pregnant.
Sheree continued to work in films and televison shows in the seventies. Vanished,Key West, and Big Eddie were a few examples. In the late 80's the actress made Marilyn Monroe: Beyond the Legend and Maniac Cop. In the early 90's, Sheree starred in the movie Defensless and in two episodes of the hit show Seinfield. Sheree North's most recent film was in 1998's Susan's Plan.
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