Love in a Goldfish Bowl
|Love in a Goldfish Bowl|
|Directed by||Jack Sher|
|Produced by||Richard Shepherd
|Written by||Irene Kamp
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
|Release dates||June 1961|
|Running time||88 mins|
Two platonic college friends (Sands, Toby Michaels) spend a weekend away together. Michaels is romanced by a member of the coast guard (Fabian).
- Fabian as Giuseppe La Barba
- Tommy Sands as Gordon Slide
- Toby Michaels as Blythe Holloway
- Jan Sterling as Sandra Slide
- Edward Andrews as Clyde Holloway
- John McGiver as Dr. Frowley
- Majel Barrett as Alice
- Shirley O'Hara as Clara Dumont
- Robert Patten as Lieut. J. G. Marchon
- Phillip Baird as Gregory
- Denny Miller as Oscar Flegler
- Susan Silo as Jenny
The film was originally known as Beach Pad. It was an original script by Jack Sher and Irene Kamp sold to the producers of Breakfast at Tiffanys. Shooting took place in Hollywood and on location in Balboa.
Fabian and Tommy Sands were both pop stars at the time and both sing in the film.
A novelisation of the script was issued in 1961.
- "Love in a Goldfish Bowl" by Burt Bacharach and Hal David sung by Tommy Sands
- "You're Only Young Once" sung by Fabian
- Fabian Wins New Contract at 20th: Another Rooney Heard From; Lasky Daughter Sells Script Scheuer, Philip K. Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) [Los Angeles, Calif] 24 Nov 1960: C15.
- BY WAY OF REPORT: FOX BUYS 'INSPECTOR' -- OTHER NEW ENTRIES By A.H. WEILER. New York Times (1923-Current file) [New York, N.Y] 09 Oct 1960: X7.
- Felicia Feaster, "Love in a Goldfish Bowl", Turner Classic Movies accessed 18 January 2014
- Review of cover art accessed 18 January 2014