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Malibu

Sharon Tate as the enigmatic ‘Malibu’ in Don’t Make Waves (1967)

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Claudia driving to Malibu Beach

Don’t Make Waves (1967) based on the novel ‘Muscle Beach’: Italian bombshell Claudia Cardinale (Laura Califatti) in a rare English-speaking role with fading Hollywood star Tony Curtis (Carlo Cofield). The film opened to poor reviews and bombed at the box … Continue reading

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The girl in the floral green and yellow bikini

Sharon Tate: Recollection. Book Review by Laura Grande. …the most effective comment comes from actor Dave Draper, her costar in the 1967 beach flick, Don’t Make Waves: “Not many people got to know Sharon Tate very well. The dear child, … Continue reading

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Don’t Make Waves (1967) “…the film is often surprisingly funny and full of incidental pleasures. For one thing, Curtis is perfectly cast as the shyster pool salesman; his Carlo Cofield could be a distant cousin of Sweet Smell of Success‘s … Continue reading

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Flying bikini girl

Don’t Make Waves (1967): Tony Curtis (1925 – 2010) and Sharon Tate (1943 – 1967). Sharon Tate plays the enigmatic ‘Malibu’. With hardly a word of dialogue, Tate gives a poor performance in a bad role in a terrible movie. … Continue reading

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MGM présente “Comment réussir en amour sans se fatiguer”

Don’t Make Waves (1967) based on the novel ‘Muscle Beach’ by Ira Wallach: Italian bombshell Claudia Cardinale (Laura Califatti) in a rare English-speaking role. The film opened to poor reviews and bombed at the box office. The budget was supposedly … Continue reading

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comment réussir en amour sans se fatiguer

“comment réussir en amour sans se fatiguer” = “how to succeed in love without getting tired” – poster for the French release of Don’t Make Waves (1967). Claudia Cardinale appears to have swapped roles (or at least heads) with Sharon … Continue reading

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turn on! stay loose! make out!

The abominable Hollywood beach movie: Don’t Make Waves (1967). Based on the novel ‘Muscle Beach’ by Ira Wallach, just about everything is wrong with this: Tony Curtis twenty years too old for the lead role, Sharon Tate can’t act, Dave … Continue reading

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Malibu and Carlo on Muscle Beach

Sharon Tate and Tony Curtis in publicity photo for Don’t Make Waves (1967) directed by Alexander Mackendrick, based on the novel ‘Muscle Beach’ (1959) by Ira Wallach. Girls: Claudia Cardinale, Sharon Tate, Joanna Barnes, Ann Elder, Hollie Haze. Boys: Tony … Continue reading

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Italian bombshell on Malibu beach

Don’t Make Waves (1967) based on the novel ‘Muscle Beach’: Italian bombshell Claudia Cardinale (Laura Califatti) in a rare English-speaking role with fading Hollywood star Tony Curtis (Carlo Cofield). The film opened to poor reviews and bombed at the box … Continue reading

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