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* PlayingAgainstType: Mel Tormé plays a blackmailing JerkAss gang member. Though, considering how jazz musicians were viewed in TheFifties, it was probably {{Typecasting}}.

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* PlayingAgainstType: Mel Tormé plays a blackmailing JerkAss gang member. Though, considering how jazz musicians were viewed in TheFifties, it was probably {{Typecasting}}.{{Typecasting}}.
* ScienceMarchesOn: At the time the film was made, Serafina would simply be viewed as a troubled young girl who just needed to be loved. This drives Girls' Town's and Jimmy's handling of her behavior, which unfortunately only makes matters ''worse'' and leads to Serafina's suicide attempt. Today, this would be recognized as a very serious and potentially dangerous mental health issue, and Serafina would be subjected to psychiatric treatment.


* DawsonCasting: Most of the cast are much older than the teenagers they're supposed to be playing. Mamie Van Doren was actually 28 at the time, a good 11 years older than her character. Mel Tormé was 34 (and it definitely showed). Gigi Perreau (who played Serafina) and Paul Anka were at least much closer to their characters' ages, both being 18 at the time. Elinor Donahue was 22 and played a 15 year old.

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* DawsonCasting: Most of the cast are much older than the teenagers they're supposed to be playing. playing.
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Mamie Van Doren was actually 28 at the time, a good 11 years older than her character. character.
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Mel Tormé was 34 (and it definitely showed). showed).
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Gigi Perreau (who played Serafina) and Paul Anka were at least much closer to their characters' ages, both being 18 at the time. (Ironically, Peggy Moffitt, who plays Flo, was also 18, but only ''[[HugeSchoolgirl mostly]]'' looked it.)
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Elinor Donahue was 22 and played a 15 year old.


* DawsonCasting: Most of the cast are much older than the teenagers they're supposed to be playing. Mamie Van Doren was actually 28 at the time, a good 11 years older than her character. Mel Tormé was 34 (and it definitely showed). Gigi Perreau (who played Serafina) and Paul Anka were at least much closer to their characters' ages, both being 18 at the time.

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* DawsonCasting: Most of the cast are much older than the teenagers they're supposed to be playing. Mamie Van Doren was actually 28 at the time, a good 11 years older than her character. Mel Tormé was 34 (and it definitely showed). Gigi Perreau (who played Serafina) and Paul Anka were at least much closer to their characters' ages, both being 18 at the time. Elinor Donahue was 22 and played a 15 year old.


* HeyItsThatGuy: Dick Contino, ''Film/DaddyO'' himself, is Silver's boyfriend.
* PlayingAgainstType: Mel Tormé plays a blackmailing JerkAss gang member. Though, considering how jazz musicians were viewed in TheFifties, it was probably {{Typecasting}}.

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* HeyItsThatGuy: Dick Contino, ''Film/DaddyO'' himself, is Silver's boyfriend.
* PlayingAgainstType: Mel Tormé plays a blackmailing JerkAss gang member. Though, considering how jazz musicians were viewed in TheFifties, it was probably {{Typecasting}}.


* PlayingAgainstType: Mel Tormé plays a blackmailing JerkAss gang member.

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* PlayingAgainstType: Mel Tormé plays a blackmailing JerkAss gang member. Though, considering how jazz musicians were viewed in TheFifties, it was probably {{Typecasting}}.


* ActorAllusion: Mamie Van Doren gets compared to Diana Dors by Tom Servo. The comparison is [[http://www.peeperstv.com/pictures/989254/dianadors.jpg fairly accurate]].
* DawsonCasting: For one, Mamie Van Doren was a mite 11 years older than her character.

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* ActorAllusion: Mamie Van Doren TheCastShowoff:
** Paul Anka, in his role of Jimmy,
gets compared to Diana Dors by Tom Servo. The comparison is [[http://www.peeperstv.com/pictures/989254/dianadors.jpg fairly accurate]].
sing several times throughout the movie.
** Music/ThePlatters also get a song in the movie, as themselves.
* DawsonCasting: For one, Most of the cast are much older than the teenagers they're supposed to be playing. Mamie Van Doren was actually 28 at the time, a mite good 11 years older than her character.character. Mel Tormé was 34 (and it definitely showed). Gigi Perreau (who played Serafina) and Paul Anka were at least much closer to their characters' ages, both being 18 at the time.



* PlayingAgainstType: Mel Torme plays a blackmailing JerkAss.

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* PlayingAgainstType: Mel Torme Tormé plays a blackmailing JerkAss.JerkAss gang member.

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* ActorAllusion: Mamie Van Doren gets compared to Diana Dors by Tom Servo. The comparison is [[http://www.peeperstv.com/pictures/989254/dianadors.jpg fairly accurate]].
* DawsonCasting: For one, Mamie Van Doren was a mite 11 years older than her character.


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* PlayingAgainstType: Mel Torme plays a blackmailing JerkAss.

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* HeyItsThatGuy: Dick Contino, ''Film/DaddyO'' himself, is Silver's boyfriend.

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