Duke Hobbie

Duke Hobbie: born 6 May 1942, Helena Georgia. On screen 1965 – 1971 including Winter A-Go-Go (1965) and For Singles Only (1968).

Tom Nardini

Tom Nardini: born 16 April 1945, Los Angeles CA. First credit: The Lieutenant (TV 1964); select credits: Cat Ballou (1965) with Michael Callan and Dwayne Hickman; Winter A-Go-Go (1965); Cowboy In Africa (TV 1967) with Dodie Marshall; Born Wild (AIP 1968); The Devil’s 8 (AIP 1969) with Fabian. TV credits until 1985, then Tiger Lily…

A Frosty Reception

Roger gets a frosty welcome at the ski chalet reception desk from proprietors Jeff and Danny, and their staff Jo Ann and Jonesy in Winter A-Go-Go (1965): William Wellman Jr. (born 1937), Beverly Adams (born 1940), Nancy Czar (born 1944), James Stacy (1936 – 2016) and Bob Kanter (1929 – 93)

Drama in Winter

Winter A-Go-Go (1965) From left to right: Judy Parker (born 1938, on screen 1963-67, married to Bob Gaudio of Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons), John Anthony Hayes (born 1936, on screen 1964-69, ‘Frank Decker’ in Ride The Wild Surf 1964), William Wellman Jr., Jill Donohue (born 1940, on screen 1956-70), Buck Holland (born 1934,…

The Poet and the Pervert

James Stacy (1936 – 2016), sentenced to six years in prison for molesting an 11 year old girl, inspecting the women in Winter A-Go-Go (1965): Beverly Adams, William Wellman Jr., H. T. Tsiang, Arlene Charles, James Stacy, Cherie Foster, Cheryl Hurley, Linda Rogers, Julie Parrish, Nancy Czar.

Actor James Stacy Dies at 79

Photo: James Stacy and Connie Stevens Variety: James Stacy, who was Emmy-nominated for his role as a wheelchair-bound amputee in the 1977 TV movie “Just a Little Inconvenience” and starred in the Western series “Lancer,” died Sept. 9 in Ventura, Calif. He was 79. His life included marriages to actresses Connie Stevens and Kim Darby,…

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 pet care products and books. Adams, a Canadian native, appeared in a number of 60s…

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.  

Snow Party movies

Winter A-Go-Go (1965) Jeff Forrester inherits a ski lodge at Lake Tahoe. With the help of his friend and promotion director Danny Frazer and his secretary Jo Ann Wallace, he wants to renovate the lodge as a ski resort for young adults. They bring in a large number of friends to help with the renovation….

Winter A-Go-Go (1966) heroes and villians

Winter A-Go-Go (196): Judy Parker (born 1938, on screen 1963-67, married to Bob Gaudio of Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons), John Anthony Hayes (born 1936, on screen 1964-69, ‘Frank Decker’ in Ride The Wild Surf 1964), William Wellman Jr., Jill Donohue (born 1940, on screen 1956-70), Buck Holland (born 1934, also A Swingin’ Summer…

Cherie Foster

Cherie Foster Winter A Go-Go (28-Oct-1965) Ski Honey Batman (TV 1966) ‘Joker Goes To School’ – cheerleader 1 Batman (TV 1966) ‘He Meets His Match’ – cheerleader 1 The Tammy Grimes Show (TV 1966) ‘Made in Paris’ – secretary A Guide for the Married Man (1967) mother in toreador pants – uncredited Vanishing Point (1971)…

Cheryl Hurley

Cheryl Hurley: born 1944, from Bradford Manitoba, Canada. Performed Harrah’s casino, Lake Tahoe. Winter A Go-Go (Columbia 28-Oct-1965) Ski Honey

Nancy Czar

Nancy Czar: born Nancy Jean Czarnecki, 4 January 1944, Milwaukee Wisconsin. USA. US Figure Skating Champion 1960. Wild Guitar (1962) Vickie Wills Girl Happy (14-Apr-1965) blonde on the beach – uncredited Winter A Go-Go (28-Oct-1965) Jonesy Perry Mason (TV 1965) ‘The Case of the Golden Girls’ – Teddy Bear #2 Spinout (Euterpe 14-Dec-1966) platinum beauty…

Arlene Charles

Arlene Charles: born Arlene Gorek 1942, Crown Point Indiana. Miss Indiana 1964, married to heavyweight boxer Jack Quarry from about 1973; married to Mike Smith of British sixties pop group The Dave Clark Five from 2001 until his death in 2008. Winter a Go-Go (Columbia 28-Oct-1965) Ski Honey Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine (6-Nov-1965)…

James Stacy

James Stacy: born Maurice William Elias, 23 December 1936, Los Angeles California. Married to actress-singer Connie Stevens 1963-1966 and True Grit star Kim Darby 1968-1969, lost an arm and leg in a motorbike accident in 1973, retired from acting 1992, jailed for child molestation 1996-2001. First credit: South Pacific (1958) sailor … A Swingin’ Summer…

William Wellman Jr.

William Wellman Jr. in a publicity phto for Winter A-Go-Go (1966) William Wellman Jr. born 20 January 1937 Los Angeles California, son of actor William A. Wellman and  Dorothy Rae Coonan. First screen credit: A Swingin’ Affair (Bengal Int. 23-May-1963) Johnny Kwalski aka Kid Galant … A Swingin’ Summer (United Screen Arts 1-Apr-1965) Winter a…

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 Wild Bikini (14-Jul-1965) Cassandra Gidget (TV 1965) ‘In God, and Nobody Else, We Trust’ Treasure…

Julie Parrish

Julie Parrish: Ruby Joyce Wilbar, 21 Oct 1940 (Middlesboro, Kentucky) – 1 Oct 2003 (Los Angeles, California). First credit: The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (TV 1962) ‘Strictly for the Birds’ –  Betsy Dolly Martha Trueblood The Nutty Professor (1963) college girl Winter A-Go-Go (28-Oct-1965) Dee Dee Boeing, Boeing (1965) pretty girl – uncredited Paradise,…

Linda Rogers

Linda Rogers (born Linda Jo Rogers, 21 Sep 1941) Seven film credits: 5 Branded Women (1960) as Lina Rogers Beach Party (7-Aug-1963) The Mice The Comedy of Terrors (22 Jan 1964) Phipps’ maid Bikini Beach (22-Jul-1964) Rat Pack Pajama Party (11 Nov 1964) Rat Pack Winter A-Go-Go (28 Oct 1965) Penny Wild Wild Winter (5…

Winter A-Go-Go Girls

In pre-release publicity and productions stills, they were called “the Ski Honeys”. In the screen-cap above, some main cast dance with Winter A-Go-Go Girls. From left to right: Arlene Charles, Nancy Czar (behind), Linda Rogers, Cherie Foster or Carey Foster, Cheryl Hurley and Julie Parrish (behind). Star Beverly Adams only dances in the “cleaning the…