When the Boys Meet the Girls

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When the Boys Meet the Girls
Directed by Alvin Ganzer
Produced by Sam Katzman
Written by Guy Bolton (play)
Jack McGowan (play)
Robert E. Kent (screenplay)
Starring Connie Francis
Harve Presnell
Music by Fred Karger
Cinematography Paul Vogel
Edited by Ben Lewis
Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
  • October 10, 1965 (1965-10-10)
Running time
97 minutes
Country United States
Language English

When the Boys Meet the Girls is a 1965 American musical film, directed by Alvin Ganzer and starring Connie Francis and Harve Presnell. Guy Bolton and Jack McGowan were both uncredited in their roles as the writers of the play on which the film is based.



When the Boys Meet the Girls
Soundtrack album by Various artists
Released 1966
Length 29:51
Label MGM
Herman's Hermits British chronology
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(1966)A Must to Avoid1966
When the Boys Meet the Girls
Hold On!
(1966)Hold On!1966
Herman's Hermits American chronology
Herman's Hermits on Tour
(1965) Herman's Hermits on Tour1965
When the Boys Meet the Girls
(1966) When the Boys Meet the Girls1966
Hold On!
(1966) Hold On!1966

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by George Gershwin (music), Ira Gershwin (lyrics) except where noted.

Side one
1."When the Boys Meet the Girls"Jack Keller, Howard GreenfieldConnie Francis2:04
2."Monkey See, Monkey Do"Johnny FarrowSam the Sham and The Pharaohs2:33
3."Embraceable You"George & Ira GershwinHarve Presnell2:56
4."Throw It Out of Your Mind"Billy Kyle, Louis ArmstrongLouis Armstrong & Orchestra2:10
5."Mail Call"Fred Karger, Ben Weisman, Sid WayneConnie Francis2:17
6."I Got Rhythm"George & Ira GershwinConnie Francis & Harve Presnell3:34
Side two
1."Listen People"Graham GouldmanHerman's Hermits2:31
2."Bidin' My Time"George & Ira GershwinHerman's Hermits2:26
3."Embraceable You"George & Ira GershwinConnie Francis2:12
4."Aruba Liberace"LiberaceLiberace2:46
5."But Not for Me"George & Ira GershwinConnie Francis & Harve Presnell2:58
6."I Got Rhythm"George & Ira GershwinLouis Armstrong & Orchestra1:24


In 1966, the year after the film was released, it received some prestigious awards at that year's Laurel Awards ceremony. Harve Presnell was nominated for a Golden Laurel in the category of Musical Performance, Male for his talented musical numbers. Though he did not win, he was awarded 3rd place. Connie Francis was also nominated for a Golden Laurel in the category of Musical Performance, Female for her musical numbers. She did not win either, but came in a gratifying 4th place.

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