Also vying for Mike’s affection is sophisticated Cynthia Foxhugh, played by Shelley Fabares, who is the daughter of wealthy auto magnate Howard Foxhugh.Finally, representing the intellectual type is writer Diana St.Famed vehicle customizer George Barris was almost finished customizing Elvis’ new bus.A bit impatient to try it out, Elvis took it on a trial spin to Las Vegas that weekend.He received an Emmy Award in 1969 for his TV series ‘Judd For The Defense’.Jimmy Hawkins, who played Larry in ‘Spinout’ and had played Doc in Elvis’ movie Girl Happy, was also a co-star of Fabares’s on ‘The Donna Reed Show’.Carl Betz had played Fabares’s character’s father Dr.
Soon after arriving Elvis gifted his new toy, a Sony video camera and recorder, to director Norman Taurog.
Principal photography for ‘Spinout’ began on February 21, 1966.
During the shooting of this film Elvis told a reporter that he wanted to do another gospel album.
Elvis’ character drove a classic 1929 Duesenberg to tow his race car around.
There were, as usual for an Elvis movie, a number of lovely actresses who had bit parts in this film. She has played in a number of TV series including ‘Surfside Six’ and today continues to perform on television and in films. She was the daughter of Ice Capades skating stars and started her career skating with her parents at the age of three.