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Inglis, Florida: Sign: Elvis Movie Filmed Here

Elvis Presley's ninth Hollywood film, the mostly-forgotten "Follow That Dream," was filmed here in 1961. Fans successfully lobbied to have a sign erected to mark the spot in 1996.

19 Hwy 40 W., Inglis, FL
The small brown sign commemorating this important event is on the north side of Hwy 40/Follow That Dream Pkwy just west of its intersection with US Hwy 19. The bridge where most of the filming took place is six miles west, at the end of Follow That Dream Pkwy.
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Follow That Dream sign.

Sign: Elvis Movie Filmed Here

The directions take you to the brown parkway sign. Farther down 40 at the Chamber of Commerce is the arrow sign, and 4.4 miles past that is the bridge.

[EC, 08/24/2020]

Follow That Dream signs.

Sign: Elvis Movie Filmed Here

A group of signs at the site explain the Elvis Presley connection.

[Kim Franks Cocoa Beach FL, 04/04/2020]

Elvis Presley signs.

Sign: Elvis Movie Filmed Here

The sign is located off Follow That Dream Parkway!

[Yvette Pryor, 04/06/2018]

Follow That Dream Bridge.

Follow That Dream Movie Set Bridge

This is where the movie "Follow That Dream" with Elvis was filmed in 1961. An island was formed with sand next to the bridge where most of the movie was filmed. It has since grown from sand to scrubs and palm trees.

[Frank Hunt, 11/11/2017]

35 years passed before Elvis fans were able to rename Highway 40 after the largely-forgotten Elvis film, which was, according to Variety, the 33rd highest grossing movie of 1962.

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