Category Archives: Beach Blanket Bingo

Jody and Linda on the sand

Jody McCrea and Linda Evans in Beach Blanket Bingo (1965).

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Bikini Bingo!

Beach Blanket Bingo (1965) bikini girls: Stephanie Nader, Mary Sturdivant, Linda Bent, Patti Chandler, Salli Sachse, Mary Hughes, Pam Colbert.

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Deborah bikini poses

Pretty Deborah Walley Is Unhappy; Wants To Get Out Of Her Contract. Many girls dream of going under contract to a major movie studio, but not Deborah Walley. This tiny bundle of dynamite did just that. Now she wants to … Continue reading

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Beach Blanket Gallery

Beach Blanket Bingo (1965) the fifth Beach Party Gang movie– the one where the kids go skydiving. John Ashley gets a lead role as Frankie Avalon’s rival for Annette Funicello’s affections. Deborah Walley joins the gang again, this time as … Continue reading

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At the Cocoanut Grove, 1962

John Ashley and Deborah Walley at the Cocoanut Grove in 1962. The Cocoanut Grove: The Los Angeles Inspiration for Las Vegas by Hadley Meares, KCET October 29, 2012. The assassination of Robert Kennedy in its pantry has settled a permanent … Continue reading

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Deborah and John, early 1963

Deborah Walley married American International contract actor John Ashley on April 28, 1962, and their son, Anthony, was born on May 4, 1963. Walley and Ashley acted in a few pictures together, including Beach Blanket Bingo and Sergeant Dead Head, … Continue reading

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Beach Marriage Bingo

Deborah Walley and John Ashley: a real life couple playing a squabbling couple in Beach Blanket Bingo (1965). ••• Deborah’s last major film was the family-classic, Benji (1974). She then retired to spend more time with her three sons. “I … Continue reading

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Marriage Contract

Pretty Deborah Walley Is Unhappy; Wants To Get Out Of Her Contract. Many girls dream of going under contract to a major movie studio, but not Deborah Walley. This tiny bundle of dynamite did just that. Now she wants to … Continue reading

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Special Issue: The Beach Party Gang

Special Issue: The Beach Party Gang SCREENLAND plus TV-LAND. May 1965 • Exclusive Inside Stories About: Annette Funicello, Frankie Avalon, Deborah Walley, John Ashley, Susan Hart, Jody McCrea, Patti Chandler and Many Others still only 25¢   Save

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Mary and Miki

Mary Hughes and Miki Dora on Malibu Beach. Deaths, January 11, 2002 – “Miklos ‘Miki’ Dora, Surfer. Miklos “Miki” Dora, 67, the legendary “Black Knight” of surfing who spurned contests and railed at Hollywood’s glamorization of the sport, died of … Continue reading

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