Where the Boys Are (1960) is an American coming-of-age comedy film, written by George Wells based on the novel by Glendon Swarthout, about four Midwestern college co-eds who spend spring break in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The title song "Where the Boys Are" was sung by Connie Francis, who also co-starred in a supporting role. The film was aimed at the teen market, featuring sun, sand and romance. Released in the wintertime, it inspired thousands of additional American college students to head to Fort Lauderdale for their annual spring break.

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    * Dolores Hart as Merritt Andrews

    * Paula Prentiss as Tuggle Carpenter

    * Yvette Mimieux as Melanie Tolman

    * Connie Francis as Angie

    * George Hamilton as Ryder Smith

    * Jim Hutton as TV Thompson

    * Frank Gorshin as Basil

    * Chill Wills as Police Captain

    * Barbara Nichols as Lola Fandango

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