Category Archives: Dr Goldfoot & the Bikini Machine

el Doctor G. y su máquina de bikinis

The Doctor G. and his Bikini Machine with Dwayne Hickman, Frankie Avalon, Vincent Price and a redheaded Susan Hart.   Advertisements

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Michael A. Hoey

Michael A. Hoey: screenwriter (Live A Little Love A Little), dialogue coach (Tickle Me, Sergeant Dead Head, Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine, Spinout, Speedway); producer (Palm Springs Weekend), writer-director (The Navy vs. the Night Monsters (1966); born 8 September … Continue reading

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Wild Weird World of Shindig!

SHINDIG! – “The Wild, Weird, World Of Dr. Goldfoot” – Airdate: November 18, 1965. Left to right: Patti Chandler, Susan Hart, Mary Hughes.

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Norman Taurog

Norman Taurog (1899 – 1981): director of Dr Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine (1965). Hollywood director from 1921; Academy Award for Skippy (1931).

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Jack Mullaney

Jack Mullaney: born 18 September 1929, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania; died 27 June 1982, Woodland Hills California. On screen from 1954, credits include two Elvis Presley movies: Tickle Me (1965) and Spinout (1966) and Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine (1965). His … Continue reading

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For Larry with sincere best wishes – thank you –

Aron Kincaid 1983. Aron Kincaid dies at 70; actor appeared in 1960s ‘beach’ movies. January 08, 2011|By Dennis McLellan, Los Angeles Times … Kincaid, who also made guest appearances on series such as “The Beverly Hillbillies” and “Get Smart,” moved … Continue reading

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Bikini Robot Salli

Salli Sachse: Dr Goldfoot And The Bikini Machine (1966). “Dr. Goldfoot hopes to ensnare the fortunes of the world’s wealthiest men with the aid of the beautiful bikini-clad robots he manufactures in his laboratory. Diane, the prize beauty of Goldfoot’s … Continue reading

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Bikini Golf Cart Girl

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

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© 1965

Sue Hamilton as one of the robots in Dr Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine (1965), in a publicity photo still stamped Fireball 500 (1966) on the reverse.

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Dean Martin was a drunk and a sleazeball

Jan Watson: born 17 December 1942, New York City. Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine (1965) – robot, The Silencers (1966) – slaygirl, Murderers’ Row (1966) – Miss July, The Ambushers (1967) – slaygirl, Batman (TV 1967 – A Piece … Continue reading

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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

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Patti Chandler shops for Sheer Magic at Grants

If you dug Patti’s fantastic face and wiggy figure in “Dr Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine“, just watch the action in her wild new movies, “Ghost in the Invisible Bikini” and “Fireball 500.”

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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

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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 … Continue reading

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Deanna Lund

Deanna Lund: born 30 May 1937, Oak Park Illinois. First credit: Burke’s Law (TV 1965) ‘Peace, It’s a Gasser’ – Secretary Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine (6-Nov-1965) Robot Out of Sight (12-May-1966) Tuff Bod Paradise, Hawaiian Style (9 June … Continue reading

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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

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Aron Kincaid

Aron Kincaid with co-star Brenda Benet of Beach Ball (1965) Aron Kincaid (born Norman Neale Williams II, 15 June 1940, Los Angeles, California; died: 6 January 2011, Los Angeles, California) First credit: Thriller (TV 7-Mar-1961) The Ordeal of Dr Cordell … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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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

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Vincent Price

Above: Vincent Price as ‘Big Daddy’ in Beach Party (1963); Aveleyman Actor, Film & TV VidCaps Vincent Price (27 May 1911, St. Louis, Missouri – 25 Oct 1993, Los Angeles, California – lung cancer and emphysema) Beach Party (7-Aug-1963) Big Daddy The Comedy of … Continue reading

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Laura Nicholson

Laura Nicholson (born 2 Oct 1945), daughter of James H. Nicholson of American International Pictures; sister of Luree Homes. The Diary of a High School Bride (1959) Edie Beach Party (7-Aug-1963) Pajama Party (11 Nov 1964) Beach Blanket Bingo (14-Apr-1965) … Continue reading

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Luree Holmes

Above: Ski Party, featuring [unknown], Luree Holmes, Frankie Avalon, Salli Sachse Luree Holmes (born Luree Nicholson 24 April 1942) Beach Party (7-Aug-1963) as Luree Nicholson Muscle Beach Party (25 Mar 1964) Bikini Beach (22-Jul-1964) Pajama Party (11 Nov 1964) Beach … Continue reading

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Donna Loren

Donna Loren (born Donna Zukor 7 Mar 1947) Dr Pepper Girl 1963 – 1968 Muscle Beach Party (25 Mar 1964) Donna Bikini Beach (22-Jul-1964) Donna Pajama Party (11 Nov 1964) Vikki Beach Blanket Bingo (14-Apr-1965) Donna Sergeant Deadhead (18-Aug-1965) Susan … Continue reading

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Harvey Lembeck

Harvey Lembeck (15 Apr 1923 – 5 Jan 1982) Beach Party (7-Aug-1963) Love with the Proper Stranger (1963) Julio Rossi The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964) Polak Bikini Beach (22-Jul-1964) Pajama Party (11 Nov 1964) Beach Blanket Bingo (14-Apr-1965) How to … Continue reading

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Alberta Nelson

Above: Alberta Nelson, Harvey Lembeck and Linda Rogers Alberta Nelson (14 Aug 1937 – 29 Apr 2006) Beach Party (7-Aug-1963) The Mice Muscle Beach Party (25 Mar 1964) Lisa, Muscle Girl Bikini Beach (22-Jul-1964) Rat Pack Pajama Party (11 Nov … Continue reading

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Frankie Avalon

Frankie Avalon (born Francis Thomas Avallone 18 September 1939) Beach Party (7-Aug-1963) Muscle Beach Party (25 Mar 1964) Bikini Beach (22-Jul-1964) Pajama Party (11 Nov 1964) Socum – guest cameo Beach Blanket Bingo (14-Apr-1965) I’ll Take Sweden (United Artists 18 … Continue reading

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Annette Funicello

Annette Funicello (22 Oct 1942 – 8 April 2013) Beach Party (7-Aug-1963) Dolores Muscle Beach Party (25 Mar 1964) Dee Dee Bikini Beach (22-Jul-1964) Dee Dee Pajama Party (11 Nov 1964) Connie Beach Blanket Bingo (14-Apr-1965) Dee Dee The Monkey’s … Continue reading

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Salli Sachse

Salli Sachse: born Sally Irene Rogers, 25 June 1943, San Diego Muscle Beach Party (1964) Bikini Beach (1964) Pajama Party (1965) – uncredited Beach Blanket Bingo (1965) Ski Party (1965) – Indian (as a name) *has dialogue How to Stuff … Continue reading

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Dr Goldfoot’s bikini girls (1965)

Standing L-R: Patti Chandler, Issa Arnal, Deanna Lund, Sally Frei, Marianne Gaba, Mary Hughes, China Lee; Sitting L-R: Sue Hamilton, Luree Holmes, Salli Sachse, Pamela Rodgers, unknown, Laura Nicholson Check out my main site: Actresses of the 50s and 60s. … Continue reading

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