Category Archives: Bikini Beach

The kids are the same

August 6, 1964: The kids are the same “Beach Party” and “Muscle Beach” crowd, headed by Annette Funicello, growing prettier with each beach outing, whose chief playmates are Frankie Avalon, burlesquing a Beatle-type; Jody McCrea, the goony one; and Candy … Continue reading

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Harvey Huntington Honeywagon III

August 13, 1964: Harvey Honeywagon (Keenan Wynn) sets out in “Bikini Beach” to prove that the modern teen-ager operates on the level of a chimpanzee; he has a pet chimp (a man in a monkey suit) named Clyde to prove … Continue reading

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See the Beach-Party Gang Go Dragstrip!

Bikini Beach (1964) – the third Beach Party Gang movie – with special guest star Keenan Wynn (following Bob Cummings and Buddy Hackett), new mature leading lady Martha Hyer (after Dorothy Malone and Luciana Paluzzi) and Don Rickles in his … Continue reading

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Martha Hyer, 1924 – 2014

Martha Hyer, born 10 August 1924, died 31 May 2014; ‘Vivian Clements’ in Bikini Beach (1964) ~ “a horrible juvenile comedy in which surfers fight cyclists and convert their elders to the pleasures of the bronzed physique” NY Times. Obituary…

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AKA Tara Ashton

Darlene Lucht (1938 – 2011): three credits as Tara Ashton: Wendy and Me (TV 1965) – ‘Tea Leaves for Two’ with Connie Stevens Marriage on the Rocks (1965) with Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin Five Bloody Graves (1969) with husband … Continue reading

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Lady Bug and the dragster

Bikini Beach (1964): ‘Lady Bug’ (Danielle Aubry) inspects the dragster to be raced by English mop-topped singer ‘Potato Bug’ (Frankie Avalon) – built by Schiefer Manufacturing Company of San Diego and customiser George Barris, creator of the original Batmobile, the … Continue reading

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cars, bikinis and high-heels

Patti Chandler promoting her first Beach Party movie, American International Pictures‘ Bikini Beach (1964), the third Beach Party Gang movie.  

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In Pathecolor and Panavision

DARLENE LUCHT is featured in American International Pictures‘ “Bikini Beach” which stars FRANKIE AVALON and ANNETTE FUNICELLO. In Pathecolor and Panavision.

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“underrated”

The joy lies in watching Disney idol Annette and chipper pop favorite Frankie strut their stuff with any colorful personalities available for a day or two of work under the AIP banner. Thus the viewer is treated to an oddball … Continue reading

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Summertime is movietime, U.S.A.

Also on the bill is ‘Bikini Beach,” a horrible juvenile comedy in which surfers fight cyclists and convert their elders to the pleasures of the bronzed physique. Eugene Archer, New York Times.

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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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Animal and Deadhead

Meredith MacRae (Animal) and Jody McCrea (Deadhead) in Bikini Beach (1964)

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Meredith MacRae (1944 – 2000)

LOS ANGELES, July 15— Meredith MacRae, who played Billie Jo Bradley in the 1960’s sitcom “Petticoat Junction,” died Friday from brain cancer. She was 56. … Ms. MacRae was born in Houston to a Hollywood family: her father was the … Continue reading

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Sally Ann Morrison Douglas

Meredith MacRae – ‘Animal’ in “Bikini Beach” (1964) – as Sally Ann Morrison Douglas in “My Three Sons” (TV 1963 – 1965). The New York Times – July 16, 2000. Meredith MacRae, who played Billie Jo Bradley in the 1960’s … Continue reading

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Martha in the bath

Martha Hyer (1924 – 2014): star of the 1950s, played one of the olds – Vivien Clements – in Bikini Beach (1964).

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South Dakota Slim, a brunette and a blonde

Timothy Carey (1929 – 1994), Myrna Ross (1939 – 1975), Alberta Nelson (1937 – 2006) in Beach Blanket Bingo (1965). New York Times May 17, 1994: Timothy Carey, a character actor whose films ranged from “Paths of Glory” and “One-Eyed … Continue reading

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Bikini girl with a spear

Mary Hughes (1944 – 2007) at age 62: “…married to a wealthy owner of a packaging company, still has a killer bod (she’s been a personal trainer for 30 years), still owns a Boogie Board and has surfing sons, still … Continue reading

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Brigitte Bardot look-a-like

Mary Hughes in her Bikini Beach (1964) polka-dot bikini. “This Brigitte Bardot look-a-like appeared in every ‘Beach Party’ movie except the original. Prancing around the Malibu shore in the skimpiest of bikinis, Hughes must have interrupted many a drive-in necking … Continue reading

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…Where The Beach Party Gang Goes Dragstrip!

Bikini Beach (1964): “But for us the cars are the stars. Some of the best dragsters on the planet were gathered at Pomona Raceway for the many drag racing sequences in the movie. Feature cars are Stellings & Hampshire (Red … Continue reading

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Frankie and John help Patti out of a Tommy Ivo drag-racer

Bikini Beach (1964): actors Frankie Avalon (left) and John Ashley (right) assist Culver City surfer girl and Beach Party actress Patti Chandler (center) out of a genuine Tommy Ivo drag racing car, watched by genuine California drag racers.

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Honeywagon, Clyde, Candy and Vivien

Bikini Beach (1964) – the third official Beach Party movie: Frankie, Dee Dee, and their surfing friends arrive at Bikini Beach for a vacation and meet The Potato Bug, a British recording star also vacationing there. Newspaper publisher Huntington Honeywagon … Continue reading

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One Damned Laff After Another

Variety March 5, 2011: Character actor Frank Alesia, who was also an executive consultant on “Laverne and Shirley” and a director of “Captain Kangaroo,” died of natural causes in Carlsbad, Calif., on Feb. 27. He was 65. Born in Chicago, … Continue reading

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Slurping Colas with Betty Lou!

Diz Iz De Von Zipper! Beach Party (1963), Bikini Beach (1964), How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965)

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Animal in a bikini

Meredith MacRae as ‘Animal’ in Bikini Beach (1964). LOS ANGELES, July 15— Meredith MacRae, who played Billie Jo Bradley in the 1960’s sitcom “Petticoat Junction,” died Friday from brain cancer. She was 56. … Ms. MacRae was born in Houston … Continue reading

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Potato Bug in his dragster

Bikini Beach (1964): Frankie Avalon as Frankie’s British beat boy rival, ‘Potato Bug, climbing in or out of his Tommy Ivo dragster. “Some of the best dragsters on the planet were gathered at Pomona Raceway for the many drag racing … Continue reading

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Spotted bikini girl spotted on Bikini Beach

Mary Hughes in her Bikini Beach (1964) spotted bikini. “This Brigitte Bardot look-a-like appeared in every ‘Beach Party’ movie except the original. Prancing around the Malibu shore in the skimpiest of bikinis, Hughes must have interrupted many a drive-in necking … Continue reading

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It’s where the boys meet the girls…

Bikini Beach (1964): the third movie featuring “the Beach Party” gang. ‘COUPLE OF HORRORS’ BY EUGENE ARCHER, New York Times, published: September 17, 1964. “…on the bill is ‘Bikini Beach,” a horrible juvenile comedy in which surfers fight cyclists and … Continue reading

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A surfer girl in a wild bikini

Mary Hughes (born Mary Cecilia Hughes, 25 Feb 1944 Hollywood, California; died 13 Dec 2007 Malibu, California) Muscle Beach Party (25 Mar 1964) surfer girl Bikini Beach (22-Jul-1964) beach girl Pajama Party (11 Nov 1964) pyjama girl Beach Blanket Bingo … Continue reading

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Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello at the dragstrip

Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello in Bikini Beach (1964) with ‘The Mantaray’, custom hotrod designed and  built by Dean Jeffries (1933 – 2013), who later designed the Monkeemobile.

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Jody McCrea (1934 – 2009) Twentieth Century Fox player

Jody McCrea: his presence as a lovable bonehead defined the canonical six Beach Party movies: Beach Party (1963), Muscle Beach Party, Bikini Beach, Pajama Party (1964), Beach Blanket Bingo and How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965).  

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Meredith MacRae posing in a floral bikini

Meredith MacRae (1944 – 2000) played ‘Animal’ in Bikini Beach (1964)

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Mary Hughes posing in a polka-dotted bikini

Mary Hughes in her Bikini Beach (1964) polka-dotted bikini. Are those polka dots real or has the photo been touched up?

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Patti Chandler in a red and white bikini

Patti Chandler in a red and white bikini means Bikini Beach (1964).

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Patti Chandler with a Tommy Ivo dragster

Patti Chandler promoting Bikini Beach (1964).

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John Ashley with arms folded

John Ashley made his screen debut in Dragstrip Girl (1957), one of the first films distributed by American International Pictures. His Beach Party credits include: Beach Party (1963) ‘Ken’, Muscle Beach Party (1964) ‘Johnny,’ Bikini Beach (1964) ‘Johnny’, Beach Blanket … Continue reading

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Don Rickles wearing a bird

Don Rickles is ‘Big Drag’ in Bikini Beach (1964)

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Bikini Beach (1964) drag-strip frame

Bikini Beach (1964): Don Rickles as ‘Big Drag’.

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Donna Loren on a hotrod

Bikini Beach (1964): Donna Loren with a George Barris hot rod. See Donna’s official website – donnaloren.net – with fab photos, filmclips and stax of wax.

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Bikini Beach kids in the studio

Bikini Beach (1964) studio photo: see the edge of the studio backdrop on the right of the photo. Candy Johnson, Jody McCrea obscured behind, John Ashley, Mike Nader, Frankie Avalon, Meredith MacRae, someone behind Annette, Annette Funicello and unidentified beach … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Montgomery in ‘Bewitched’

Elizabeth Montgomery (1933 – 1995) and William Asher (1921 – 2012) were married for over ten years, 1963 – 1974 and had three chilrden. Asher was Montgomery third of four husbands; Montgomery was Asher’s second of four wives. Montgomery has … Continue reading

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Candy Johnson – Perpetual Motion Dancer

  Promoting Bikini Beach (1964), teenage singer Donna Loren (left) alongside professional go-go dancer Candy Johnson, standing on the backs of two surfer boys: Mike Nader on the right and maybe John Ashley on the left.

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Bikini Beach (1964) tall poster

Mary Hughes and Jody McCrea feature in this poster for Bikini Beach (1964)

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Mary Hughes – Beach Girls!

Mary Hughes in publicity for Ski Party (1965)

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Mikki Jamison in the news

Mikki Jamison in the bikini and head scarf she wears in Ski Party (1965), not Bikini Beach (1964)

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Luree Holmes in the news

Luree Holmes promoting Bikini Beach (1964)

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Timothy Carey

Timothy Carey with Myrna Ross and Alberta Nelson in Beach Blanket Bingo (1965) Timothy Carey (11 March 1929 Brooklyn NY –  11 May 1994 Los Angeles CA). First credit: Invitation Playhouse: Mind Over Murder (TV 1952) ‘The Last Act’ Bikini … Continue reading

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Don Rickles

Little Stevie Wonder, Don Rickles and a member of ‘The Pyramids’ in Bikini Beach (1964) Don Rickles: born Donald Jay Rickles, 8 May 1926, New York City New York. First screen credit: Stage 7 (TV 1955) ‘A Note of Fear’ … Continue reading

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Bikini Beach (1964) lobby card

The third Beach Party movie. Frankie Avalon plays both Frankie and his rival, British popstar ‘Potato Bug’, who – very improbably – are also professional drag racers. But it’s the gorilla sub-plot that drags down the movie.

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American International Pictures pressbook

Five Beach Party movies. Two movies are missing: Ski Party (1964) and Beach Blanket Bingo (1965), the fourth and fifth films in the series.

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Bikini Beach (1964) kids on the beach

The third Beach Party movie. Unknown beach girl (Julie O’Connor? Nancy Long?*), John Ashley, Annette Funicello, Frankie Avalon, Mike Nader, with Ned Wynn and Jody McCrea in the background – publicity shot taken of the beach kids watching Clyde the … Continue reading

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Bikini Beach (1964) Candy Johnson

Keenan Wynn, Janos Prohaska (as Clyde the Ape), Candy Johnson, Martha Hyer

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Bikini Beach (1964) newspaper advertisement

Third Beach Party movie: Dee-Dee, Frankie and Potato Bug, return of Von Zipper and the Ratz, Patti Chandler’s first credit.

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Bikini Beach (1964) lobby cards

American International Pictures

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Bikini Beach (1964) half-sheet poster

Bikini Beach (1964) half-sheet poster featuring Annette Funicello, Frankie Avalon, Linda Opie, Mary Hughes, Salli Sachse, Patti Chandler and Jody McCrea.

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Bikini Beach (1964) Potato Bug

Frankie Avalon as English popstar ‘Potato Bug’

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Bikini Beach (1964) Tommy Ivo

Tommy Ivo dragster

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Bikini Beach (1964) promotion

Bikini Beach (1964) Jody McCrea, Harvey Lembeck, Donna Loren and Candy Johnson promoting Bikini Beach (1964).

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Bikini Beach (1964)

Bikini Beach (22 July 1964)

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Ned Wynn

Arlene Charles and Ned Wynn in a publicity photograph for Pajama Party (1964) Ned Wynn: born Edmond Keenan Wynn 27 April 1941, New York City New York. Son of Keenan Wynn (Dr Strangelove), grandson of Ed Wynn (Mary Poppins), stepson … Continue reading

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The Eight “Beach Party” Movies in Posters

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Patti Chandler

Patti Chandler (born Patricia Ann Lauderback, 8 December 1943 Culver City, California). Bikini Beach (22-Jul-1964) beach girl Pajama Party (11 Nov 1964) pyjama girl Beach Blanket Bingo (14-Apr-1965) Patti Ski Party (30-Jun-1965) Janet How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (14-Jul-1965) … Continue reading

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Guy Hemric

Guy Hemric: born Guy Bonson Hemric, 30 June 1931, North Carolina; died 10 January 1993 Florida) Muscle Beach Party (25 Mar 1964) beach boy Bikini Beach (22-Jul-1964) surfer Pajama Party (11 Nov 1964) pyjama boy Beach Blanket Bingo (14-Apr-1965) beach … Continue reading

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Linda Bent

Linda Bent (born Linda Jean Opie, 30 Mar 1939 Los Angeles, California) Muscle Beach Party (25 Mar 1964) surfer girl – as Linda Opie Bikini Beach (22-Jul-1964) beach girl Pajama Party (11 Nov 1964) pajama girl as Lind Opie Beach … Continue reading

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Linda Benson

Linda Benson (born Linda Rae Benson, 24 May 1944 Encinitas, California Gidget (1959) stunt double Gidget Goes Hawaiian (1961) stunt double Muscle Beach Party (25 Mar 1964) surfer girl Bikini Beach (22-Jul-1964) beach girl Pajama Party (11 Nov 1964) pajama … Continue reading

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Darlene Lucht

Darlene Lucht (born Darlene 17 Mar 1938 Franklin, Wisconsin; died 5 Mar 2011, Milwaukee, Wisconsin) The Haunted Palace (1963) Miss Fitch Muscle Beach Party (25 Mar 1964) beach girl Bikini Beach (22-Jul-1964) beach girl Beach Blanket Bingo (14-Apr-1965) beach girl … Continue reading

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Mary Hughes

Mary Hughes (born Mary Cecilia Hughes, 25 Feb 1944 Hollywood, California; died 13 Dec 2007 Malibu, California) Muscle Beach Party (25 Mar 1964) surfer girl Bikini Beach (22-Jul-1964) beach girl Pajama Party (11 Nov 1964) pyjama girl Beach Blanket Bingo … Continue reading

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Gary Usher

Gary Usher (born Gary Lee Usher, 14 Dec 1938 LA County, California; died 25 May 1990 Los Angeles, California) Beach Party (7-Aug-1963) beach boy – uncredited Muscle Beach Party (25 Mar 1964) – beach boy Bikini Beach (22-Jul-1964) beach boy

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Roger Christian

Roger Christian aka “Hot Dog Rog” (3 Jul 1934 – 11 Jul 1991) Beach Party (7-Aug-1963) beach boy – uncredited Muscle Beach Party (25 Mar 1964) beach boy Bikini Beach (22-Jul-1964) surfer The Swinging Set (1964) newscaster – uncredited

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William Asher

William Asher (born William Milton Asher, 8 Aug 1921 Manhattan, New York; died 16 Jul 2012 Palm Desert, California) Beach Party (7-Aug-1963) Muscle Beach Party (25 Mar 1964) Bikini Beach (22-Jul-1964) Beach Blanket Bingo (14-Apr-1965) How to Stuff a Wild … Continue reading

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John Macchia

Above: Jerry Brutsche, Linda Rogers, Bob Harvey, Harvey Lembeck, Alberta Nelson, Andy Romano, John Macchia – the Ratz in Beach Party (1963) John Macchia (born John Vito Macchia 30 Oct 1931 Los Angeles, California; died 30 Jul 1967 Los Angeles, … Continue reading

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Bob Harvey

Above: Jerry Brutsche, Linda Rogers, Bob Harvey, Harvey Lembeck, Alberta Nelson, Andy Romano, John Macchia – the Ratz in Beach Party (1963) Bob Harvey (born Robert Harvey 21 Dec 1930 in Propect, Connecticut; died 10 Jul 2011 in Los Angeles, … Continue reading

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Jerry Brutsche

Above: Jerry Brutsche, Linda Rogers, Bob Harvey, Harvey Lembeck, Alberta Nelson, Andy Romano, John Macchia – the Ratz in Beach Party (1963) Jerry Brutsche (born Gerald Eugene Brutsche, 31 Jan 1939 in Los Angeles, California). Hollywood stuntman. Beach Party (7-Aug-1963) … Continue reading

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Andy Romano

Above: Jerry Brutsche, Linda Rogers, Bob Harvey, Harvey Lembeck, Alberta Nelson, Andy Romano, John Macchia – the Ratz in Beach Party (1963) Andy Romano (born 15 June 1941) Beach Party (7-Aug-1963) J.D. Bikini Beach (22-Jul-1964) Rat Pack Pajama Party (11 … Continue reading

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Ed Garner

Above: Ed Garner and Patti Chandler in a promotional photo for Pajama Party (1964) Ed Garner (born 1944 Los Angeles) Complete credits: Beach Party (7-Aug-1963) surfer – as Eddie Garner Muscle Beach Party (25 Mar 1964) surfer boy Bikini Beach … Continue reading

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Johnny Fain

Johnny Fain (born 7 July 1943 in Los Angeles, California) Beach Party (7-Aug-1963) surfer – as John Fain Surf Party (30 Jan 1963) – as John Fain Muscle Beach Party (25 Mar 1964) surfer boy – as John Fain Bikini … Continue reading

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Luree Holmes

Above: Ski Party, featuring [unknown], Luree Holmes, Frankie Avalon, Salli Sachse Luree Holmes (born Luree Nicholson 24 April 1942) Beach Party (7-Aug-1963) as Luree Nicholson Muscle Beach Party (25 Mar 1964) Bikini Beach (22-Jul-1964) Pajama Party (11 Nov 1964) Beach … Continue reading

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Candy Johnson

Above: Donna Loren, Jody McCrea, Harvey Lembeck, Candy Johnson Candy Johnson (born Victoria Jean Hulstead 8 Feb 1944 – 20 Oct 2012) Four screen credits: Beach Party (7-Aug-1963) Perpetual Motion Dancer Muscle Beach Party (25 Mar 1964) Candy Bikini Beach … Continue reading

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Donna Loren

Donna Loren (born Donna Zukor 7 Mar 1947) Dr Pepper Girl 1963 – 1968 Muscle Beach Party (25 Mar 1964) Donna Bikini Beach (22-Jul-1964) Donna Pajama Party (11 Nov 1964) Vikki Beach Blanket Bingo (14-Apr-1965) Donna Sergeant Deadhead (18-Aug-1965) Susan … Continue reading

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Harvey Lembeck

Harvey Lembeck (15 Apr 1923 – 5 Jan 1982) Beach Party (7-Aug-1963) Love with the Proper Stranger (1963) Julio Rossi The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964) Polak Bikini Beach (22-Jul-1964) Pajama Party (11 Nov 1964) Beach Blanket Bingo (14-Apr-1965) How to … Continue reading

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Linda Rogers

Linda Rogers (born Linda Jo Rogers, 21 Sep 1941) Seven film credits: 5 Branded Women (1960) as Lina Rogers Beach Party (7-Aug-1963) The Mice The Comedy of Terrors (22 Jan 1964) Phipps’ maid Bikini Beach (22-Jul-1964) Rat Pack Pajama Party … Continue reading

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Delores Wells

Delores Wells (born 17 Oct 1937) Playboy Playmate of the Month June 1960, later secreatry to Linda Lovelace Four film credits: Beach Party (7-Aug-1963) Sue Muscle Beach Party (25 Mar 1964) Sniffles Bikini Beach (22-Jul-1964) Sniffles The Time Travellers (1964) … Continue reading

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John Ashley

John Ashley (born John Atchley 25 Dec 1934– 3 Oct 1997) Married to Deborah Walley, 28 April 1962 – 1966 First screen credit: Dragstrip Girl (1957) Beach Party (7-Aug-1963) Ken Muscle Beach Party (25 Mar 1964) Johnny Bikini Beach (22-Jul-1964) … Continue reading

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Alberta Nelson

Above: Alberta Nelson, Harvey Lembeck and Linda Rogers Alberta Nelson (14 Aug 1937 – 29 Apr 2006) Beach Party (7-Aug-1963) The Mice Muscle Beach Party (25 Mar 1964) Lisa, Muscle Girl Bikini Beach (22-Jul-1964) Rat Pack Pajama Party (11 Nov … Continue reading

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Jody McCrea

Jody McCrea (born Joel Dee McCrea 6 Sep 1934 – 4 Apr 2009) Son of Joel McCrea (The Virginian and other westerns) and Frances Dee (Little Women, retired 1954) First screen credit: The First Texan (1956) Beach Party (7-Aug-1963) Deadhead … Continue reading

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Meredith MacRae

Meredith MacRae (30 May 1944 – 14 July 2000) Daughter of Gordon MacRae (Oklahoma! 1955) and Sheila MacRae (The Jackie Gleason Show TV 1966-70) Beach Party (7-Aug-1963) beach girl Bikini Beach (22-Jul-1964) Animal Petticoat Junction (TV 1966 – 70) Billie … Continue reading

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Frankie Avalon

Frankie Avalon (born Francis Thomas Avallone 18 September 1939) Beach Party (7-Aug-1963) Muscle Beach Party (25 Mar 1964) Bikini Beach (22-Jul-1964) Pajama Party (11 Nov 1964) Socum – guest cameo Beach Blanket Bingo (14-Apr-1965) I’ll Take Sweden (United Artists 18 … Continue reading

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Annette Funicello

Annette Funicello (22 Oct 1942 – 8 April 2013) Beach Party (7-Aug-1963) Dolores Muscle Beach Party (25 Mar 1964) Dee Dee Bikini Beach (22-Jul-1964) Dee Dee Pajama Party (11 Nov 1964) Connie Beach Blanket Bingo (14-Apr-1965) Dee Dee The Monkey’s … Continue reading

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Salli Sachse

Salli Sachse: born Sally Irene Rogers, 25 June 1943, San Diego Muscle Beach Party (1964) Bikini Beach (1964) Pajama Party (1965) – uncredited Beach Blanket Bingo (1965) Ski Party (1965) – Indian (as a name) *has dialogue How to Stuff … Continue reading

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Mickey Dora

Mickey Dora (1934-2002) Born Miklos S. Dora III, in Budapest, Hungary Beach Party (1963) Surfer Surf Party (1964) surfer – uncredited Muscle Beach Party (1964) Surfer Boy For Those Who Think Young (1964) College Boy Bikini Beach (1964) Surfer Beach … Continue reading

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Mike Nader

Mike Nader (born 19-Feb 1945) Beach Party (1963) – Beach Boy Muscle Beach Party (1964) – Surfer Boy For Those Who Think Young (1964) – College Boy Bikini Beach (1964) – Surfer Pajama Party (1965) – Pajama Boy Beach Blanket … Continue reading

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