Category Archives: Catalina Caper

Jim Begg

Roddy McDowall, Nita Talbot, and Jim Begg decide to make a team in a scene from the film ‘The Cool Ones‘, 1967. Jim Begg: born William James Begg 2 March 1938, Battle Creek, Michigan; died 15 February 2008, Los Angeles. … Continue reading

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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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Bikini Boat Party!

Catalina Caper (1967): a SCUBA diving spy comedy starring Tommy Kirk. Not quite Thunderball (1965) but not as bad as Come Spy With Me (1967) with Troy Donahue. This picture: an excellent dance sequence on the deck of a cruise … Continue reading

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Dancing on deck

Catalina Caper (1967): an excellent dance sequence on the deck of a cruise boat; girls in bikinis and boys in shorts, windcheaters and shoes! Music by Carol Connors – ‘The Book of Love’.

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Wild Adventure… International Intrigue!

Catalina Caper (1967) starring Tommy Kirk, Del Moore, Peter Duryea.

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Catalina Caper (1967) press book

Catalina Caper (1967)

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Tommy Kirk fights a SCUBA-diving villain

Catalina Caper (1967): a SCUBA diving spy comedy starring Tommy Kirk. Not quite Thunderball (1965) but not as bad as Come Spy With Me (1967) with Troy Donahue.

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Michael Blodgett

Michael Blodgett and Quinn O’Hara in A Swingin’ Summer (1965) Michael Blodgett: born 1 January 1940, Minneapolis Minnesota; died 14 November 2007 , Los Angeles California.

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Catalina Caper (1967) poster

A late ‘Beach Party’ style movie, with SCUBA diving instead of surfing, starring Tommy Kirk (who does NOT have the muscular physique of the man in the poster) and featuring Michael Blodgett (A Swingin’ Summer).

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