Tag Archives: 1960s

Spies in love

Troy Donahue (centre) and Valerie Allen (to the right of Troy) and others on set for the bikini spy caper Come Spy With Me (1967). Donahue and Allen married in Ireland after filming in October 1966, before the film was … Continue reading

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Daphne Dutton

Diane McBain (born 1940): from Surfside 6 (TV 1960-62) 44 episodes as Daphne Dutton, to I Sailed to Tahiti with an All Girl Crew (1968).   Save

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The Mini-Skirt Mob 1968

The Mini-Skirt Mob (released 3 May 1968 American International Pictures); director: Maury Dexter, writer: James Gordon White; girls: Diane McBain, Sherry Jackson, Patty McCormack, Barbro Hedström, Jackie Rohr; boys: Jeremy Slate, Ross Hagen, Harry Dean Stanton, Ronnie Rondell Jr.

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Maryjane 1968

Maryjane (released 13 March 1968 American International Pictures), director: Maury Dexter, writer: Maury Dexter (story), Dick Gautier, Peter Marshall; girls: Diane McBain, Patty McCormack, Linda Cooper, Teri Garr,  Jo Ann Harris, Dodie Warren; boys: Fabian, Kevin Coughlin (1946-76), Gary Marshall, … Continue reading

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Miss America 1959

Mary Ann Mobley, who stepped into the spotlight as the first Miss Mississippi to become Miss America and later hit the silver screen opposite Elvis Presley, has died. She was 77. LA Times Obituary, LA Times December 2014.

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Martin Milner 1931 – 2015

Martin Milner: born 28 December 1931, Detroit Michigan; died 6 September 2015, Carlsbad California. Select credits: Sex Kittens Go to College (1960), Gidget (TV 1965): S1E3 The Great Kahuna – ‘Kahuna’ Ski’, Ski Fever (1966), Valley of the Dolls (1967), … Continue reading

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the most ravishingly beautiful thing

Tisha Sterling (Village of the Giants) “Tisha was the most ravishingly beautiful thing, like a fawn,” says Ms. Sothern, ”but she had a low estimation of herself. It’s not my fault I’m a star, but it was tough for her … Continue reading

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Shelley is a dream

Shelley Fabares in medieval costume for a dream sequence that appears over one of the songs in the Sam Katzman musical Hold On! (1966) – a vehicle for UK Beatles-imitators “Herman’s Hermits.” The musical numbers and Shelley Fabares are the … Continue reading

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Beverly in a head scarf

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 … Continue reading

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