Category Archives: Bikers, Drugs, Gangsters & Youth Culture

Gidget’s last movie

Ms. Dee‘s last feature film was “The Dunwich Horror” (1970). Washington Post. Advertisements

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Teddibly noisy in hyah

Frankie Avalon and Mark Wynter in Horror House (1970). The young swingers actually get outswung by a glistening butcher knife. “Teddibly noisy in hyah,” murmurs one of them, shortly before getting a seasonal carving. NY Times.  

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The Dunwich Horror (1970)

The Dunwich Horror (1970) American International Pictures. Starring Sandra Dee.

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Spook

Harry Dean Stanton (1926 – 2017): ‘Spook’ in The Mini-Skirt Mob (1968), with Patty McCormack, Barbro Hedström and Sandra Marshall.

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Dean Stanton 1926 – 2017

Harry Dean Stanton (born 14 July 1926, West Irvine Kentucky; died 15 September 2017, Los Angeles California. ‘Spook’ in The Mini-Skirt Mob (1968), above, with Jeremy Slate and Sherry Jackson.

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The Young Runaways (1968)

The Young Runaways (11 September 1968). Producer: Sam Katzman. Starring: Brooke Bundy, Patty McCormack, Quentin Dean, Kevin Coughlin, Richard Dreyfuss, Lloyd Bochner, Dick Sargent, Hortense Petra, Lynn Bari, Norman Fell.

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Diane is wild

Diane Varsi, who was nominated for an Academy Award for her first film, “Peyton Place,” died on Thursday in Los Angeles. She was 54 years old and lived in Los Angeles. Miss Varsi played Allison MacKenzie in “Peyton Place,” the … Continue reading

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Diane Varsi 1938 – 1992

Diane Varsi (born 23 February 1938, San Mateo California; died 19 November 1992, Hollywood California). Movie debut: Peyton Place (1957) in the lead role of Allison MacKenzie; retired 1960 – 1965; 8 more credits 1966 – 1977, including Wild in … Continue reading

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If you’re thirty, you’re through!

Wild In The Streets (1968). “A pop singer is elected President, the administration establishes a mandatory retirement age at 30. At 35, citizens are escorted — by black-shirted young goons in baseball caps—to “rehabilitation camps,” where, “in groovy surroundings,” they … Continue reading

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Wild In The Streets 1968

Wild in the Streets (29 May 1968) American International Pictures, starring Shelley Winters (1920 – 2006), Christopher Jones (1941 – 2014), Diane Varsi (1938 – 1992), Richard Pryor (1940 – 2005), Ed Begley (1901 – 1970).

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