Riot On Sunset Strip (1967)

Riot on Sunset Strip (released 2 March 1967). “This 1967 quickie – made to reference recent confrontations between Hollywood police and the local youth – is so earnestly trying its best to be fair that it sometimes doesn’t seem to recognize just how little its parts fit together.” Jay Seaver, efimcritic.com.  

One Damned Laff After Another

Variety March 5, 2011: Character actor Frank Alesia, who was also an executive consultant on “Laverne and Shirley” and a director of “Captain Kangaroo,” died of natural causes in Carlsbad, Calif., on Feb. 27. He was 65. Born in Chicago, Ill., Alesia came to Hollywood in 1964. He first appeared in Frankie Avalon-Annette Funicello films…