Mary and Patti ride with Harvey

Pajama Party Harvey Lembeck Mary Hughes Patti Chandler-1

Mary Hughes (1944-2007), Patti Chandler (born 1943) ride with Harvey Lembeck (1923-1982) as Eric Von Zipper, leader of the motorcycle gang ‘The Ratz’, to promote Pajama Party (1964). “Harvey Lembeck born April 15, 1923 in Brooklyn, and after high school served in the Navy during World War II .  After being discharged, he entered New York University and earned a degree in radio arts in 1947.  At the recommendation of one of his professors, he pursued a stage career upon graduation. His thespian efforts started in theatre and subsequently spanned over thirty years, with his first film appearance in 1951 (You’re In The Navy Now).   Prior to working with AIP, Lembeck also had a significant television career, including starring roles on the Phil Silvers Show.  When he was hired in 1963 to appear as Von Zipper in Beach Party, he was one of the oldest cast members at age 40.Beach Party Movie Music.

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