Category Archives: It’s A Bikini World

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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Kaye and Walley

Suzie Kaye (1941–2008) and Deborah Walley (1941–2001) in It’s A Bikini World (1967). Suzie Kaye and Deborah Walley both shot ski movies (Wild Wild Winter and Ski Party) and Elvis movies (Clambake and Spinout).

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The orphan beach party movie

It’s A Bikini World (1967): The unwanted beach party movie… shot in 1965 with the stars of The Ghost In The Invisible Bikini (1966) – Deborah Walley and Tommy Kirk, it lay on the shelf for two years until American … Continue reading

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Gidget #2

Deborah Walley: Gidget #2, Bonnie Graham, Linda Hughes, Lucy Turner, Lili Morton, Les the drummer, and Delilah Dawes.

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These boots are made for fishin’

  

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Monster Massage

It’s A Bikini World (1967): Stephanie Rothman’s orphan beach movie, shot in 1965 but sat on the shelf until American International Pictures distributed it in 1967, starring Bobby Pickett, soon to be famous as Bobby “Boris” Pickett, composer and performer … Continue reading

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The Bikini-Bunnies are Bustin’ Out All Over

It’s A Bikini World (1967) starring Deborah Walley and Tommy Kirk, co-starring Bob Pickett (“The Monster Mash”) and Suzie Kaye. Directed by Stephanie Rothman.

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Tommy Kirk your friend

Tommy Kirk, a Disney star from 1955 – 1965, loaned to American International Pictures to appear with Disney friend and co-star Annette Funicello in Pajama Party (1964). The exact details are murky about Kirk’s exit from Disney, with Kirk giving … Continue reading

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It’s A Bikini World (1967) lobby card massage

Directed by 70s sexploitation director Stephanie Rothman.

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It’s A Bikini World (1967) lobby card pie fight

The unwanted beach party movie. Shot in 1965 with the stars of The Ghost In The Invisible Bikini (1966) – Deborah Walley and Tommy Kirk, it lay on the shelf for two years until American International Pictures released it, long … Continue reading

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Lori Williams

Lori Williams: born March 23, 1946, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. Get Yourself A College Girl (18-Dec-1964) college girl A Swingin’ Summer (1-Apr-1965) dancer Russ Meyer’s Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (6-Aug-1965) Billie It’s a Bikini World (19-Apr-1967) bikini girl

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Suzie Kaye

Suzie Kaye: born Susan Helene Klein, 2 September 1941, New York City New York; died 5 March 2008, Delray Beach Florida. West Side Story (1961) Rosalia … Wild Wild Winter (5-Jan-1966) Sandy C’mon, Let’s Live a Little (3-Mar-1967) Bee Bee … Continue reading

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Tommy Kirk

Above: Tommy Kirk (born 10 December 1941) with Cheryl Sweeten (born 13 May 1944) in  a publicity photo for American International Pictures’ Pajama Party (released 11 November 1964) Tommy Kirk: born Thomas Harvey Kirk, 10 December 1941, Louisville Kentucky. First … Continue reading

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Deborah Walley

Deborah Walley (Aug 12, 1941, Bridgeport, Connecticut – May 10, 2001, Sedona, Arizona – esophageal cancer). Married to John Ashley 1962 – 66. Gidget Goes Hawaiian (1961) … Beach Blanket Bingo (1965) Ski Party (1965) Sergeant Dead Head (1965) Dr. … Continue reading

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