Three beauties vie for a bandleader's attentions, including the daughter of a race car owner who wants the young man to drive his car in an upcoming rally.




Elvis Presley plays Mike McCoy, the leader of a small time combo on the road. Millionaire Howard Foxhugh played by Carl Betz wants McCoy to sing solo for his daughter's birthday. Daughter Cynthia is aptly played by Shelley Fabares. Entering the plot further, Foxhugh wants the singer to drive his new race car in an up and coming race. Deborah Walley plays the drummer in the combo and has a mad crush for her boss. Diane McBain plays an author looking for a subject for her next book; guess who? Auto racing, light comedy and plenty of music helps McCoy dodge the girls. Highlights from the soundtrack are "I'll Be Back", "All That I Am" and the title tune. This one made an Elvis movie fun again. Also in cast are Will Hutchins, Dodie Marshall and Jimmy Hawkins.

Source: The Elvis Movie Database





Warner Bros. presents Spinout in 2.35:1 anamorphic widescreen. After seeing the opening credits play out in 2.40:1 anamorphic, it was a bit of a disappointment to see the picture expand to 2.35:1 at the credits' conclusion. However, nothing of consequence is lost with the minor adjustment. The transfer is the best I have seen to date on an Elvis film. Colors look sharp and vivid in every scene. Blemishes are kept to an astonishing low. Edge enhancement is nonexistent. Some light grain is all that prevents me from giving a higher score.

Audio is the standard Dolby Digital 1.0 mono mix used by Warner for the catalog discs. Usually a 1.0 track gives me substantial reason to cringe: The telltale marks include tinny sound, hollow vocals, and hiss in the background. I was expecting the worst in this regard with Spinout and was pleasantly surprised. The sound is anything but hollow and tinny. It vibrates with vitality and brightness that were most likely unheard since the original theatrical release.


Source: Bill Treadway, DvdVerdict.com




Studio: Warner Home Video
Theatrical Release Date: November 23, 1966
DVD Release Date (USA): August 3, 2004
DVD Release Date (Europe): August 20, 2004

WIDESCREEN VERSION presented in a "letterbox" widescreen format preserving the "scope" aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition.

Screenformat: 2.35:1 anamorphic widescreen
Color: Color
Sound: Dolby Digital 1.0 Mono
Languages: English & Francais (RC1)
  English, Deutsch, Francais & other (RC2)
Subtitles: English, Francais, Espanol & other (RC1)
  English, Deutsch, Francaise, Espanol & other (RC2)
Bonus: Theatrical trailers for Spinout, Double Trouble, Speedway and The Trouble With Girls
Runtime: 93 Min. (NTSC, RC1)
  89 Min. (PAL, RC2)

Available at Warner Videos.