Where was this filmed?


Anyone know the old-fashioned apartment where this (1960 version) movie was filmed at? I recall the movie had (what appeared to be) a very small swimming pool.
Anyone?

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The movie was filmed in Ft. LAuderdale. There was a hotel on the strip that was called the Marlin Beach Hotel. It had the same pool with the glass where you could see the swimmers under water. It became a huge Gay Motel, bar and resturant. It was torn down about 12 years ago. The interiors were shot at the MGM Studios in Culver City, Ca.

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On a Hollywood sound stage - apartment, swimming pool, etc. were all filmed in Hollywood on a set.

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He's right...while most of the exteriors where shot on location, the above is true...and to set the record straight (no pun intended), the bar set with the glass window into the pool was an exact replica of the bar at the (now) Sheraton Yankee Clipper, which has, to this day, the pool window. It was not the Marlin Beach, which also had this, though that still something of a local urban legend. I've been in both going back to the early seventies, so I know whereof I speak...and whereof is still in Ft. Lauderdale ;-)

On a sad note, very little here resembles the days of the movie, but that's true of most places 50 years later.

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Exacty, most of the film was shot at MGM on a soundstage, with the exception being some exterior shots.

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According to George Hamiltons biography it a lot was filmed in ft lauderdale. I saw the little motel on the water boat tour of the intracoastal. It was used in exteriors.also the mansion is on the boat tour. They did film scenes there cause Hamilton said it was dead in the town. Not much action.

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I believe the Elbo Room is still there (where they had beers after the beach).Corner of A1A and Las Olas Boulevard.

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I think they filmed as little of it in Ft lauderdale as possible. Even many of the beach scenes, after the establishing shots indicating they were at the beach, were done on a sound stage. Notably the scene at the end of the movie with George Hamilton and Delores Hart. They were photographed looking down at them, almost never done, but all you saw behind them was sand. If it were shot on location a lower angle would have been used showing the water or maybe the beachside business community.

Even the motel the girls stayed in was one big motel set with a pool in the middle.

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