Category Archives: For Those Who Think Young

a random, bearded beatnik or two

For Those Who Think Young (1964): It’s strictly summery, light-headed fare, pretty to look at but about as obvious and empty as breeze. Miss Tiffin plays a stanchly virtuous student, briskly pursued over the campus and along the beach by … Continue reading

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James Darren

James Darren: born James William Ercolani, 8 June 1936, Philadelphia USA. First credit Rumble on the Docks (1956) with Timothy Carey. Selected credits: Gidget (1959 – Moondoggie) with Sandra Dee Gidget Goes Hawaiian (1961 – Moondoggie) with Deborah Walley Gidget … 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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A Toast To Tiffin

An interview with Pamela Tiffin by syndicated columnist John Springer, circa 1966 (published online by A Toast To Tiffin): If someone in England asks you to tiffin, they are asking you to high tea. In America, however, Tiffin is a … Continue reading

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Topaz McQueen in her trailer

For Those Who Think Young (1964) “Tina Louise ambles through the proceedings with her usual boneless glide, causing no visible damage. Paul Lynde, Robert Middleton and Eilen McRae are competent enough in the over-20 bracket. But the youngsters themselves, especially … Continue reading

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Nancy on a motorcycle

A young Nancy Sinatra: she began her brief movie career as a brunette in For Those Who Think Young (3 Jun 1964) and finished as a platinum blonde in Speedway (1968).

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Man! I thought you said this beach had cool chicks!

Before For Those Who Think Young (1964) and How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965), there was The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (TV), starring Bob Denver and Dwayne Hickman.

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Three young-thinking college girls

For Those Who Think Young (1964): Nancy Sinatra, Lada Edmund, Pamela Tiffin. Lada Edmund Jr.: born Lada Michele Perkins, 1 April 1947, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Broadway debut in Bye Bye Birdie (1960). Screen debut: For Those Who Think Young (1964), … Continue reading

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A surfboard, a college girl and a comedian

For Those Who Think Young (1964): Pamela Tiffin at the top of the stairs, James Darren at the bottom with a surfboard and the appallingly unfunny Woody Woodbury on the floor. “The talent of the club proprietor, a fellow named … Continue reading

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Young-thinking lovers

For Those Who Think Young (1964): James Darren, Pamela Tiffin and Robert Middleton. “Miss Tiffin plays a stanchly virtuous student, briskly pursued over the campus and along the beach by Mr. Darren, a rich playboy. The girl is also the … Continue reading

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