Elvis Presley (Mike Edwards, cropduster pilot), Joan O'Brien (Diane Warren,
World's Fair nurse), Gary Lockwood (Danny Burke, Mike's business partner),
Vicky Tiu (Sue-Lin, a young girl befriended by Mike), Yvonne Craig (Dorothy
Johnson), H. M. Wynant (Vince Bradley, Danny's crooked associate), Kam
Tong (Walter Ling, Sue-Lin's uncle), Edith Atwater (Miss Steuben), Guy
Raymond (Barney Thatcher), Dorothy Green (Miss Ettinger), Red West (Fred
- uncredited), Joe Esposito (Carnival Man - uncredited), Kurt Russell
(Young boy - uncredited).
Mike Edwards and his partner Danny Burke run a crop-dusting business until
Danny's gambling debts force them to sell their plane, Bessie. If they
can't come up with the money in twelve days, Bessie will be auctioned
off to the highest bidder. Hitching a ride to Seattle with a Chinese man
and his young niece they find themselves at the World's Fair where Mike
falls for a nurse. He helps her to look after the young Chinese girl Sue-Ling,
who has become separated from her uncle, while Danny proceeds to get them
all involved in a money-making smuggling racket.
Working titles: 'Mister, Will You Marry Me?', 'Take Me Out to the Fair'
and 'Take Me to the Fair'.
Kurt Russell appeared in an uncredited speaking role as a boy who Elvis
pays to kick him, giving him a chance to see Nurse Warren. Thirteen years
later Russell was to play Elvis in the television film 'Elvis - The Movie'.
He also provided Elvis' voice in 'Forrest Gump' and played an Elvis impersonator
in '3000 Miles to Graceland'. Vicky Tiu grew up to become First Lady of
Hawaii when she married Governor Benjamin J. Cayetano.
Beyond The Bend / Relax / Take Me To The Fair / I'm Falling In Love Tonight
/ One Broken Heart For Sale / The Cotton Candy Man / A World Of Our Own
/ Happy Ending / How Would You Like To Be