Category Archives: How to Stuff a Wild Bikini

Whatever happened to…

Update here (August 2017). Sue Hamilton aka Sue Williams, Playboy Playmate and beach party movie actress, WAS NOT Karen Sue (Levitt) Hamilton, who died by suicide in 1969. Who was the actress who played “Peanuts” in How To Stuff a … Continue reading

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

How To Seduce a Lonely Dee-Dee

How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965) The seventh Beach Party movie.  Dwayne Hickman seduces Annette Funicello while Frankie Avalon is away in the Naval Reserve.

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Jo in a striped Jantzen bikini

Jo Collins (born Janet Canoy 5 Aug 1945, Lebanon Oregon). Playboy Playmate of the Month, December 1964. Ski Party (1965) Jo; How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965) beach girl; Sergeant Deadhead (1965) Gail; Lord Love a Duck (1966) Kitten; … Continue reading

Posted in A Playboy Playmate of the Month, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Ricky and Dee Dee

How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965) The seventh Beach Party movie.  Dwayne Hickman seduces Annette Funicello while Frankie Avalon is away in the Naval Reserve.

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Fifteen wild bikinis

How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965) bikini girls: from left to right: Rosemary Williams, Playboy Playmate Marianne Gaba, unidentified brunette in polka dot bikini (behind), Salli Sachse, Patti Chandler (front), Luree Holmes (obscured, behind Patti Chandler), Playboy Playmate Jo … Continue reading

Posted in A Playboy Playmate of the Month, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Dr Pepper Bikini Girl

Donna Loren (born Donna Zukor 7 Mar 1947): Dr Pepper Girl 1963 – 1968. Movie credits: Muscle Beach Party (released 25 Mar 1964) Donna; Bikini Beach (1964) Donna; Pajama Party (1964) Vikki; Beach Blanket Bingo (1965) Donna; Sergeant Deadhead (1965) … Continue reading

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Mary and Miki

Mary Hughes and Miki Dora on Malibu Beach. Deaths, January 11, 2002 – “Miklos ‘Miki’ Dora, Surfer. Miklos “Miki” Dora, 67, the legendary “Black Knight” of surfing who spurned contests and railed at Hollywood’s glamorization of the sport, died of … Continue reading

Posted in Beach Blanket Bingo, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Beverly Does It, 1966 Style!

Beverly Adams around the time of her appearance in the comedy Birds Do It 1966. Cinema Retro: “Adams’ career was short-lived. She married Vidal Sassoon in 1967 and went on to use the Sassoon name to launch a line of … Continue reading

Posted in Devil's Angels, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini, Winter A-Go-Go | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Linda Jean Opie

Linda Bent: born Linda Jean Opie, 30 Mar 1939 Los Angeles, California; married Phillip Gordon “Pege” Bent (1 Jul 1941 – 12 Jul 1966) 25 Jan 1964 in San Diego, California. Linda appeared in 7 Beach Party movies in 3 … Continue reading

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Linda Jean Opie

Linda Bent: born Linda Jean Opie, 30 Mar 1939 Los Angeles, California; 25 Jan 1964 married Phillip Gordon “Pege” Bent (1 Jul 1941 – 12 Jul 1966) in San Diego, California. PLANE CRASH KILLS ACTOR AND FOLKSINGER. Actor PHILLIP G. … Continue reading

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

A wild bikini stuffed

Linda Bent: born Linda Jean Opie, 30 Mar 1939 Los Angeles, California; 25 Jan 1964 married Phillip Gordon “Pege” Bent (1 Jul 1941 – 12 Jul 1966) in San Diego, California. PLANE CRASH KILLS ACTOR AND FOLKSINGER. Actor PHILLIP G. … Continue reading

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Pelican Pete between Two Pretty Girls

Salli Sachse and Linda Opie Bent sitting on a fake rock with a real live pelican – How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965).

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Bikini Fillers Whoop It Up

Mary Hughes, Playboy Playmate Marianne Gaba and Patti Chandler in a local article dated August 17, 1965, promoting How To Stuff A Wild Bikini – released July 1965.

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Beauty and the Beak

Syndicated article dated 25 April 1965, featuring Patti Chandler promoting How To Stuff A Wild Bikini – released 14 July 1965.

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Elizabeth on a sportscar

Elizabeth Montgomery, before she was blonde, in a publicity photo for William Asher‘s seedy and violent crime drama Johnny Cool (1963). She married Asher after the movie in late 1963, started shooting Bewitched (TV 1964 – 72) the following year, and … Continue reading

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Mickey, Dee Dee, Animal and Peanuts

A pregnant Annette Funicello, modestly dressed in How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965), with Mickey Rooney, and two Playboy Playmates: statuesque Marianne Gaba as ‘Animal’ and diminutive Sue Williams as ‘Peanuts’.

Posted in A Playboy Playmate of the Month, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Slurping Colas with Betty Lou!

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

Posted in Beach Party, Bikini Beach, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

From beach girl to ski bunny

Beverly Adams (born 7 November 1940, Edmonton Alberta, Canada) First screen credit: The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (TV 1963); How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (14-Jul-1965) Cassandra; Winter A-Go-Go (1965) Jo Ann Wallace.  

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini, Winter A-Go-Go | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

A Green Beret in a brassiere

Irene Tsu, featured in How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965), appeared in The Green Berets (1968).

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Mickey, Kelly, Kyle and Kelly

Mickey Rooney with three of his children at a beach location during production of How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965): daughter Kerry, 4, son Kyle, 3, and 5-year-old daughter Kelly.

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Peanuts and Playmates

Playboy Playmates Jo Collins (center left, with headband) and Sue Williams (aka Sue Hamilton) with Hollywood veteran Mickey Rooney, appearing for a $5,000 fee, to help with with his latest divorce settlement. How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965). Sue … Continue reading

Posted in A Playboy Playmate of the Month, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

New Year 1966

Update here (August 2017). Sue Hamilton: Playboy Playmate of the Month April 1965 as Sue Williams. See Sue Williams / Sue Hamilton Mystery for biographical details and discussion.

Posted in A Playboy Playmate of the Month, Fireball 500, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini, Sergeant Dead Head, The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Embryonic Teen Star

By PATRICIA McCORMACK. NEW YORK (UPI) – If sticking to a diet helps, Sue Hamilton will see her name in big lights someday. The embryonic filmstar sat beside me at lunch. She voiced an emphatic “no” to rolls, butter, potatoes, … Continue reading

Posted in A Playboy Playmate of the Month, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

New Breed of Starlets

Starlets No Longer Lounge On Chaises; They Ride Surf – Hollywood’s new look in starlets is natural and un-made up, pretty and well-groomed in fashion. American International Pictures starlets Sue Hamilton (left) and Susan Hart (right). Sunday August 22, 1965.

Posted in A Playboy Playmate of the Month, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Deborah stuffs a wild bikini

Image | Posted on by | Tagged | 1 Comment

IT’S THE BARE OUTLINE of a beginners course in BOY-GIRLSMANSHIP

American International Pictures‘ How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (released 14 July 1965) the seventh Beach Party movie. “With Frankie away in Tahiti with his navel reserve unit, Dee Dee and the rest of the beach part gang are involved … Continue reading

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

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.

Posted in For Those Who Think Young, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Take a girl with eyes as blue as sky…

How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965): Guy Hemric wrote the lyrics to the title song: “a pretty girl with eyes that hypnotise” – that’s Linda Opie Bent, sung to by John Ashley with electric guitar and blond surfer boy … Continue reading

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Pege Bent’s widow

Linda Bent: born Linda Jean Opie, 30 Mar 1939 Los Angeles, California; 25 Jan 1964 married Phillip Gordon “Pege” Bent (1 Jul 1941 – 12 Jul 1966) in San Diego, California. PLANE CRASH KILLS ACTOR AND FOLKSINGER. Actor PHILLIP G. … Continue reading

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Beach Blanket Bingo, Bikini Beach, Dr Goldfoot & the Bikini Machine, Fireball 500, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini, Murderers Row, Muscle Beach Party, Pajama Party, Sergeant Dead Head, Ski Party, The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini, Thunder Alley | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Queen of the surfer girls

The queen of surfer girls was University High’s Mary Hughes, who, at five feet nine, with pouffy, piled-up blonde hair and a George Hamilton tan, strode the ‘Bu as if it were a Paris catwalk. Duane King remembers, “When Mary … Continue reading

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Kingsmen in their first motion picture soundtrack album

How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965) original sound track album

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965) production stills

How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965)

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Barechested beach boys in ‘How To Stuff A Wild Bikini’

Mickey Rooney, John Ashley, Jody McCrea and Dwayne Hickman in How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965)

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

“How To Stuff A Wild Bikini” OST

How To Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965) original sound track album. Bottom row photos feature Tonia Van Deter, Playboy Playmate Jo Collins, “the bookends” Salli Sachse and Linda Opie Bent, and Mary Hughes.

Posted in A Playboy Playmate of the Month, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Como Rellenar Un Bikini (1965)

How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965) Spanish-language lobby card.

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Linda, Salli, Mickey and a pelican

How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965) lobby card. Main photo: Linda Opie Bent, pelican, Salli Sachse and Mickey Rooney. A smaller scale Mary Hughes, in a yellow bikini, wearing a student mortarboard, and holding a pool cue!?!

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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).  

Posted in Beach Blanket Bingo, Beach Party, Bikini Beach, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini, Muscle Beach Party, Pajama Party | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Len Lesser

Len Lesser: born Leonard King Lesser, 3 December 1922 New York City, New York; died 16 February 2011, Burbank California. ‘Uncle Leo’ in Seinfeld (TV 1991-98) First credit: Studio One in Hollywood (TV 1949) ‘Two Sharp Knives’ … How to … Continue reading

Posted in Fireball 500, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Beach Blanket Bingo, Beach Party, Bikini Beach, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini, Sergeant Dead Head | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Dwayne Hickman is smiling at you

Dwayne Hickman as Dobie Gillis – the title role in The Loves of Dobie Gillis (TV 1958 – 62). When he stopped playing teenagers on TV, Hickman played leading roles for American International Pictures in Ski Party (1965), Beach Blanket … Continue reading

Posted in Beach Blanket Bingo, Doctor You've Got To be Kidding, Dr Goldfoot & the Bikini Machine, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini, Sergeant Dead Head, Ski Party | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Sunday New York News, October 9, 1966

Beverly Adams, from beach girl: How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965); to ski honey: Winter A Go Go (1966); to bikie chick: Devil’s Angels (1966).

Posted in Devil's Angels, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini, Winter A-Go-Go | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Patti Chandler plays with a poodle

How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965): poodle – not featured in the movie – with Patti Chandler on the beach at Paradise Cove.

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Mickey Rooney and the Ratz

How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965): Myrna Ross, Alberta Nelson, Andy Romano, John Macchia, Mickey Rooney as Peachy Keane, Harvey Lembeck as Eric Von Zipper, (Bob Harvey and Jerry Brutsche behind), and Allen Fife.

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Bikini girls and surf boards

How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965) bikini girls: from left to right: Rosemary Williams, Playboy Playmate Marianne Gaba, unidentified brunette in polka dot bikini (behind), Salli Sachse, Patti Chandler (front), Luree Holmes (obscured, behind Patti Chandler), Playboy Playmate Jo … Continue reading

Posted in A Playboy Playmate of the Month, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Three bikini girls on a ladder

German Uta Stone, Italian Tonia Van Deter and Georgian Marianne Gordon (later married to Kenny Rogers) in a promotional photo for How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965).

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Buster Keaton as ‘Bwana’

How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965): Bobbi Shaw, Buster Keaton and Irene Tsu.

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Kingsmen ‘How To Stuff A Wild Bikini’ EP

The Kingsmen: house band in How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965) French EP.

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Mickey Rooney among the bikini girls

Salli Sachse, Linda Opie Bent (behind), Sue Williams/Hamilton, Rooney and Marianne Gaba in How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965).

Posted in A Playboy Playmate of the Month, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Mickey Rooney talks to a pelican

Mickey Rooney’s performance in How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965) came six months after the cancellation of his failed sitcom, Mickey (1964 – 65) which screened for 17 episodes against the far more popular Dick Van Dyke Show (1961 … Continue reading

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Beach party kids sand-fight lobby card

How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965)

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Beach party kids fighting on the shore

The sand-fight interlude from How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965): Mike Nader, on the left, cheers on the combatants, including Luree Holmes (pigtails) on Jody McCrea (white shorts) grappling with Mary Hughes on the shoulders of a tall unidentified … Continue reading

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Mickey Rooney with the beach party kids

On location for How To Stuff A Wild Bikini in April 1965: Dwayne Hickman (30 years old), Annette Funicello (22), John Ashley (30), Beverly Adams (24) and Hollywood veteran Mickey Rooney – 44 years old and on screen since 1926. … Continue reading

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Annette’s pregnancy news

Published Friday April 2, 1965, suggests that Annette Funicello was about two month’s pregnant during the filming of How To Stuff A Wild Bikini – released in July 1965. Gina, Annette Funicello’s first child with husband Jack Gilardi, was born … Continue reading

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Annette sings ‘Perfect Boy’ on the beach

Annette Funicello, about two months’ pregnant, sings ‘Perfect Boy’ to the beach girls, from left Tonia Van Deter, Linda Opie Bent, Rosemary Williams (behind), Patti Chandler, Luree Holmes, Mary Hughes, obscured behind, Annette, Marianne Gordon, Jo Collins, Sue Williams/Hamilton, obscured, … Continue reading

Posted in A Playboy Playmate of the Month, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Annette sings with The Kingsmen

Actress Annette Funicello is performing with the Kingsmen, during the filming of the motion picture “How to Stuff a Wild Bikini,” in Hollywood, Calif., on August 24, 1964*. Funicello, who is expecting her first child, announced that as soon as … Continue reading

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965) foreign girls

Irene Tsu (native girl) and Rosemary Williams (English girl) together in a publicity photo for How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965), although they do not appear in the same frame in the movie: the English girl joins the gang … Continue reading

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965) soundtrack LP

A rare soundtrack album for an American International Pictures movie, with cover photographs of cast members including Ed Garner, Salli Sachse (twice), Uta Stone, Jo Collins, Linda Opie, and Mary Hughes.

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965) Annette Funicello lobby card

A pregnant Annette Funicello sings ‘The Perfect Boy’ in How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965) to the beach girls including, from left, Linda Opie, Patti Chandler, Luree Holmes, Mary Hughes, Jo Collins, Salli Sachse. I’m not sure of the … Continue reading

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Buster Keaton’s drinking problem

Buster Keaton, special guest star in four beach party movies.

Posted in Beach Blanket Bingo, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini, Pajama Party, Sergeant Dead Head | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bobbi Shaw in a floral print romper suit

A brunette Bobbie Shaw in a publicity photo for How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965)

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

How To Fill A Wild Bikini (1965) Australia

UK and Australian title of How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965). In British-English, “stuff” was considered vulgar in the context.

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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.

Posted in Beach Party, Bikini Beach, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini, Muscle Beach Party, Pajama Party | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965) food fight

The seventh Beach Party movie. Annette Funicello dumps a bowl of breakfast on Dwayne Hickman who’s been cheating with Michele Carey.

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965) Buster Keaton

How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965)

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965) bikini girls

How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965) bikini girls, from left to right: Rosemary Williams (behind), Marianne Gaba (front), obscured brunette in polka dot bikini (behind), Salli Sachse, Patti Chandler (front), Luree Holmes (obscured, behind Patti Chandler), Jo Collins, brunette … Continue reading

Posted in A Playboy Playmate of the Month, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965) Linda Opie Bent

How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965) Linda Bent, John Ashley, Ed Garner, Mike Nader (lying down).

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965) beach poodle

How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965) Patti Chandler plays with a poodle.

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Annette Funicello for Coppertone

Annette Funicello (1942 – 2013)

Posted in Beach Blanket Bingo, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Michele Carey

Michele Carey:  born 26 February 1943, Annapolis, Maryland. First credit: The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV 1964) ‘The Double Affair’ – Maggie … How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (14-Jul-1965) Michelle – uncredited … The Sweet Ride (22-May-68) Thumper Stevens Live … Continue reading

Posted in An Elvis Presley movie, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini, Live A Little Love A Little, The Sweet Ride | Tagged | 17 Comments

Sue Williams’ Accent

Sue Williams dialogue in How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965) Can anyone tell where Sue Williams is from, by her accent? Update here (August 2017). The Sue Williams / Sue Hamilton Mystery

Posted in A Playboy Playmate of the Month, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

Sue Hamilton speaks

Woman to Woman By PATRICIA McCORMACK

Posted in A Playboy Playmate of the Month, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Beach Blanket Bingo, Bikini Beach, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini, Pajama Party | Tagged , , | 12 Comments

Uta Stone

Uta Stone How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (14-Jul-1965) German Girl Dr. Fummel und seine Gespielinnen (1970) Gestatten… Vögelein im Dienst (1971)

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged | 5 Comments

Tonia Van Deter

Tonia Van Deter Burke’s Law (TV 1965) ‘Who Killed the Grand Piano?’ – Bunny #5 How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (14-Jul-1965) Italian Girl

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , | 6 Comments

Marianne Gordon

Marianne Gordon: born 23 July 1946, Athens Georgia. First credit: How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (14-Jul-1965) Chickie Final credit: The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw (TV 1991) Miss LaRosa

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged | 6 Comments

Myrna Ross

Myrna Ross: born 1939 Akron Ohio; died 26 December 1975, Rollinville Colorado (plane crash) First credit: Highway Patrol (TV 1958) … Beach Blanket Bingo (14-Apr-1965) Rat Pack How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (14-Jul-1965) Rat Pack The Ghost in the … Continue reading

Posted in Beach Blanket Bingo, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini, The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini, The Swinger | Tagged | 9 Comments

The Eight “Beach Party” Movies in Posters

Posted in Beach Blanket Bingo, Beach Party, Bikini Beach, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini, Muscle Beach Party, Pajama Party, Ski Party, The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Sue Williams / Sue Hamilton mystery

Update here (August 2017). Sue Williams, also known as Sue Hamilton, Playboy Playmate and beach party movie actress, WAS NOT Karen Sue (Levitt) Hamilton, who died by suicide in 1969. Who was the actress who played “Peanuts” in How To … Continue reading

Posted in A Playboy Playmate of the Month, Dr Goldfoot & the Bikini Machine, Fireball 500, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini, Sergeant Dead Head, The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini | Tagged , , , , | 28 Comments

Bobbi Shaw

Bobbi Shaw as Buster Keaton’s offsider Khola Khoku in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965) Bobbi Shaw: born Barbara Shaw, 16 September 1943. Pajama Party (11 Nov 1964) Beach Blanket Bingo (14-Apr-1965) Ski Party (30-Jun-1965) How to Stuff a … Continue reading

Posted in Beach Blanket Bingo, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini, Pajama Party, Sergeant Dead Head, Ski Party, The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini | Tagged , | 16 Comments

Sue Hamilton

Sue Hamilton (aka Sue Williams) in a publicity photo for The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini (1966). Update here (August 2017). Sue Williams: Playboy Playmate of the Month April 1965; also known as Sue Hamilton. See Sue Williams / Sue … Continue reading

Posted in A Playboy Playmate of the Month, Dr Goldfoot & the Bikini Machine, Fireball 500, Gidget (TV), How to Stuff a Wild Bikini, Sergeant Dead Head, The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini | Tagged , , | 26 Comments

Marianne Gaba

Marianne Gaba (born Mary Ann Gaba, 13 November 1939, Chicago Illinois). Playboy Playmate of the Month September 1959. How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (14-Jul-1965) Animal Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine (6-Nov-1965) robot – final credit

Posted in A Playboy Playmate of the Month, Dr Goldfoot & the Bikini Machine, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini | Tagged , | 10 Comments

Jo Collins

Jo Collins (born Janet Canoy 5 Aug 1945, Lebanon Oregon). Playboy Playmate of the Month, December 1964 Ski Party (30-Jun-1965) Jo How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (14-Jul-1965) beach girl Sergeant Deadhead (18-Aug-1965) Gail Lord Love a Duck (21-Feb-1966) Kitten … Continue reading

Posted in A Playboy Playmate of the Month, Fireball 500, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini, Lord Love a Duck, Sergeant Dead Head, Ski Party | Tagged , | 14 Comments

Irene Tsu

Irene Tsu (born 5 April 1943, Shanghai China) First screen credit: Take Her, She’s Mine (13-Nov-1963) … How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965) native girl … Paradise, Hawaiian Style (15-Jun-1966) Pua … Continuous film and television credits to 2012: … Continue reading

Posted in An Elvis Presley movie, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini, Paradise Hawaiian Style, Take Her She's Mine | Tagged | 6 Comments

Rosemary Williams

Above: Irene Tsu and Rosemary Williams in a publicity photo for How to Stuff a Wild Bikini Rosemary Williams How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (14-Jul-1965) English girl Thunder Alley (22-Mar-1967)

Posted in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini, Thunder Alley | Tagged | 5 Comments

the end of the beach party

How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (14-Jul-1965) Final appearances by Dee Dee (Annette Funicello) and Frankie (Frankie Avalon). Final 1960s film appearance by John Fain Final actor credit for Mickey Dora Sergeant Deadhead (18-Aug-1965) Final appearance by Buster Keaton (died … Continue reading

Posted in Beach Blanket Bingo, Dr Goldfoot & the Bikini Machine, Fireball 500, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini, Sergeant Dead Head, The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini, The Million Eyes of Su-Muru, The Trip, Thunder Alley, Wild In The Streets | Tagged , | 7 Comments

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

Posted in Bikini Beach, Dr Goldfoot & the Bikini Machine, Fireball 500, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini, Muscle Beach Party, Pajama Party, Sergeant Dead Head, Ski Party, The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini, The Million Eyes of Su-Muru | Tagged | 52 Comments

Buster Keaton

Buster Keaton (born Joseph Frank Keaton, 4 Oct 1895 Piqua, Kansas; died 1 Feb 1966 Los Angeles, California) Pajama Party (11 Nov 1964) Chief Rotten Eagle Beach Blanket Bingo (14-Apr-1965) Buster How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (14-Jul-1965) Bwana Sergeant … Continue reading

Posted in Beach Blanket Bingo, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini, Pajama Party, Sergeant Dead Head | Tagged , | 15 Comments

Dwayne Hickman

Dwayne Hickman (born 18 May 1934, Los Angeles, California) Ski Party (30-Jun-1965) Craig Gamble How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (14-Jul-1965)  Ricky Sergeant Deadhead (18-Aug-1965) Dwayne Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine (6-Nov-1965) Todd Armstrong

Posted in Dr Goldfoot & the Bikini Machine, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini, Sergeant Dead Head, Ski Party | Tagged , | 30 Comments

Beverly Adams

Beverly Adams (born 7 November 1940, Edmonton Alberta, Canada) First screen credit: The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (TV 1963) ‘Wally’s Pen Pal’ Gloria Roustabout (1964) Cora – uncredited Girl Happy (1965) girl #2 – uncredited How to Stuff a … Continue reading

Posted in An Elvis Presley movie, Devil's Angels, Gidget (TV), Girl Happy, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini, Kiss the Girls and Make Them Die, Murderers Row, Roustabout, The Ambushers, The Silencers, Winter A-Go-Go | Tagged | 19 Comments

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

Posted in Beach Blanket Bingo, Bikini Beach, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini, Muscle Beach Party, Pajama Party, Thunder Alley | Tagged | 5 Comments

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

Posted in Beach Blanket Bingo, Bikini Beach, Fireball 500, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini, Muscle Beach Party, Pajama Party, Ski Party | Tagged , , | 26 Comments

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

Posted in Beach Blanket Bingo, Bikini Beach, Double Trouble, Dr Goldfoot & the Bikini Machine, Fireball 500, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini, Muscle Beach Party, Pajama Party, Sergeant Dead Head, Ski Party, The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini, Thunder Alley | Tagged | 48 Comments

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

Posted in Beach Blanket Bingo, Beach Party, Bikini Beach, Fireball 500, Gidget (TV), How to Stuff a Wild Bikini, Muscle Beach Party | Tagged , | 9 Comments

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

Posted in Beach Blanket Bingo, Beach Party, Bikini Beach, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini, Pajama Party, Sergeant Dead Head, The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini | Tagged , , , , , , | 9 Comments

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

Posted in Beach Blanket Bingo, Beach Party, Bikini Beach, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini, Pajama Party, Sergeant Dead Head, The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini | Tagged , , , , , | 9 Comments

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

Posted in Beach Blanket Bingo, Beach Party, Bikini Beach, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini, Pajama Party, Sergeant Dead Head, The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini | Tagged , , , , | 7 Comments

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

Posted in Beach Blanket Bingo, Beach Party, Bikini Beach, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini, Pajama Party, Sergeant Dead Head, The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

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

Posted in Beach Blanket Bingo, Beach Party, Bikini Beach, Fireball 500, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini, Muscle Beach Party, Pajama Party, Ski Party, The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini | Tagged , | 10 Comments

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

Posted in Beach Blanket Bingo, Beach Party, Big Wednesday, Bikini Beach, Don't Make Waves, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini, Muscle Beach Party, Pajama Party, Surf Party | Tagged , | 12 Comments