Girl Happy is a 1965 American musical romantic comedy in the beach party film and spring break style, starring Elvis Presley. This, his 18th feature, was the last mega-successful Elvis Presley film at the box office, finishing at #25 on the Variety year-end top-grossing films of 1965 chart and making $3 million, although all of his subsequent films would still be profitable. The movie won a fourth place prize Laurel Award in the category Top Musical of 1965. The movie featured the Top 40 Billboard hit "Puppet on a String", which reached #14 on the Billboard Hot 100, #3 on the Adult Contemporary chart and in Canada, and was certified Gold by the RIAA. Rusty Wells (Elvis) and his band are just about ready to leave Chicago for their annual spring break trip to Fort Lauderdale. That is, until Big Frank (Harold Stone) extends their stay at his club. Big Frank's daughter, Valerie (Shelley Fabares) decides to go to Lauderdale with her friends for spring break, so he gets Rusty and his band to look after her and to make sure she stays out of trouble.