Category Archives: Beach Party

a beach romp in color

Beach Party (1963) What’s wrong with a beach romp in color that contains some tanned, carefree youngsters, their musical hi-jinks and their light-hearted involvement with a snoopy anthropologist and his loving assistant? Obviously, not a sun-baked thing. September 26, 1963 … Continue reading

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Billie Jo Bradley in 1969

Meredith MacRae (30 May 1944 – 14 July 2000). Beach Party (1963), Bikini Beach (1964), Petticoat Junction (TV 1966-70) – Billie Jo Bradley. Daughter of Gordon MacRae (Oklahoma! 1955) and Sheila MacRae (The Jackie Gleason Show TV 1966-70).

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Eva the blonde bombshell

Eva Six (született Eva Klein 1937 Budapest) magyar születésû színésznõ. Egy zsidó apa és egy katolikus anya lánya. Miután a nácik megölték az apját, anyja megváltoztatta a család vezetéknevét (Kennedi). A háború után a szépségverseny gyõztese. Az 1956 – os … Continue reading

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Eva on the beach

Eva Six (született Eva Klein 1937 Budapest) magyar születésû színésznõ. Egy zsidó apa és egy katolikus anya lánya. Miután a nácik megölték az apját, anyja megváltoztatta a család vezetéknevét (Kennedi). A háború után a szépségverseny gyõztese. Az 1956 – os … Continue reading

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Annette in her wardrobe

Annette Funicello | People |  July 27, 1992. With her thick eyebrows, towering bouffant and rounded 5’2″ frame, Funicello stood apart from the blue-eyed blondes on the beach. Yet as a preteen Mouseketeer in the mid-’50s and, later, as the … Continue reading

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Jack, Gina and Annette in 1966

ICM Partners Toasts Veteran Talent Agent Jack Gilardi. The Hollywood Reporter Nov 11, 2014. Hollywood players are often criticized for a lack of loyalty, but the same complaint cannot be directed toward Jack Gilardi. | On Oct. 27, ICM Partners … Continue reading

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Young Marrieds

Newlyweds Jack Gilardi (drinking) and Annette Funicello visiting with their guests, the married couple of Kay Diebel and Frankie Avalon, at their wedding reception at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, 9 January 1965.

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Surfin’, swingin’ and a-surfin’

Frankie Avalon and Jody McCrea grab their boards in Beach Party (1963). | Well, I looked at the heavies, they were rollin’ in fast | I knew I’d better make it, ‘cos I just don’t blast | I’m surfin’, | … Continue reading

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Tandem Surfers

Donna Russell and Johnny Fain tandem-surfing in Beach Party (1963)

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Donna Russell

Donna Russell: genuine California surfer girl, featured as a dancer and stunt surfer (with Johnny Fain) in Beach Party (1963).

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