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A surfer-girl starlet

Of all the surfer-girl starlets, Patti Chandler got the biggest career push, but her career never rose above the B level, even though she was absorbed into the young-Hollywood scene. Sheila Weller, Vanity Fair October 2006 Advertisements

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or how to succeed in paralyzing a parent without half trying! again

Pajama Party (1964) compare to preceding post; Tommy Kirk * Annette Funicello * Elsa Lanchester * Jesse White * Jody McCrea * Ben Lessy * Donna Loren * Susan Hart * Bobbi Shaw * Candy Johnson | with special guest … Continue reading

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Or how to succeed in paralyzing a parent without half trying!

Pajama Party (1964): more terrible movie-star likenesses on an Australian illustrated daybill poster; Susan Hart has a monster head, Annette Funicello looks like a plastic sex doll, Tommy Kirk looks OK and Harvey Lembeck is substantially improved.

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cars, bikinis and high-heels

Patti Chandler promoting her first Beach Party movie, American International Pictures‘ Bikini Beach (1964), the third Beach Party Gang movie.  

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Shirley’s assassins

The Million Eyes of Su-Muru (1967): unidentified, Shirley Eaton, Patti Chandler (behind), and Ursula Rank.

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The Million Eyes of Su-Muru (1967)

The Million Eyes of Su-Muru (1967) Starring Shirley Eaton, Frankie Avalon, Patti Chandler, Salli Sachse, Maria Rohm • Directed by Lindsay Shonteff • Produced by Harry Alan Towers • Screenplay by Kevin Kavanagh • Original Story by Peter Welbeck • American … 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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Bikini Bingo!

Beach Blanket Bingo (1965) bikini girls: Stephanie Nader, Mary Sturdivant, Linda Bent, Patti Chandler, Salli Sachse, Mary Hughes, Pam Colbert.

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Fifteen wild bikinis

How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965) bikini girls: from left to right: Rosemary Williams, Playboy Playmate Marianne Gaba, unidentified brunette in polka dot bikini (behind), Salli Sachse, Patti Chandler (front), Luree Holmes (obscured, behind Patti Chandler), Playboy Playmate Jo … Continue reading

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Beach Blanket Gallery

Beach Blanket Bingo (1965) the fifth Beach Party Gang movie– the one where the kids go skydiving. John Ashley gets a lead role as Frankie Avalon’s rival for Annette Funicello’s affections. Deborah Walley joins the gang again, this time as … Continue reading

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Foursome Fun With Debbie-John-Bobbi and Aron

Foursome Fun With Debbie (Walley)–John (Ashley)–Bobbi (Shaw) And Aron (Kincaid). THE BEACH GIRLS – Volume 1, Issue 1, Summer 1965 Donna Loren – Reach For A Star Patti Chandler … Kidnapped Into Dating A Millionaire Mike Nader–Mary Hughes Big Date … Continue reading

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Tweedle Dum and Tweedle Ski

Aron Kincaid and Patti Chandler in Ski Party 1965. The Pop Culture Addict Remembers ARON KINCAID 1940 – 2011. “…Eventually Aron signed up with AIP pictures, the company behind the definitive beach party films, where he was quickly cast as … Continue reading

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Success Overtakes Patti

Aron Kincaid and Patti Chandler in Success Overtakes Patti Chandler, Look Magazine, v. 29, no. 13 (June 29, 1965), p. 33-37 and on cover. Photographer Don Ornitz. Summary: Photographs show actress Patti Chandler; at the beach with friends Aron Kinkaid, … Continue reading

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Bikini Fillers Whoop It Up

Mary Hughes, Playboy Playmate Marianne Gaba and Patti Chandler in a local article dated August 17, 1965, promoting How To Stuff A Wild Bikini – released July 1965.

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Beauty and the Beak

Syndicated article dated 25 April 1965, featuring Patti Chandler promoting How To Stuff A Wild Bikini – released 14 July 1965.

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Try Your Luck with Patti and a hammer

Patti Chandler (born Patricia Ann Lauderback, 8 December 1943 Culver City, California), dated actor Lee Majors in the late sixties. LEE MAJORS: OH THAT MAN… WHAT A MAN! by William Tusher. Lee Majors’ prowess in the romance department is well-vouched … Continue reading

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Pajama party kids with a candle

Pajama Party (released 11 Nov 1964) featuring four Californian-born beach kids: Patti Chandler (born December 1943) Lee Majors’ girlfriend before he became the Six Million Dollar Man; she became a TWA flight attendant; Michael Nader (born February 1945) “Dex Dexter” … Continue reading

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Mary and Patti ride with Harvey

Mary Hughes (1944-2007), Patti Chandler (born 1943) ride with Harvey Lembeck (1923-1982) as Eric Von Zipper, leader of the motorcycle gang ‘The Ratz’, to promote Pajama Party (1964). “Harvey Lembeck born April 15, 1923 in Brooklyn, and after high school … Continue reading

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Patti plants an umbrella

20 year old Patti Chandler in Pajama Party (released November 1964). ‘In the Face Of Gossip and Rumor Patti Chandler’s Mother Cries – Lee Majors Did Not Make Patti A Bad Girl‘ by Lee Stevens, 1967. “As far as I … Continue reading

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The nice bikini girl, the good bikini girl.

“Patti Lauderback, a Culver City High School homecoming queen who had spent two years on Waikiki Beach, won A.I.P.’s win-a-role-in-a-beach-movie contest and took the screen name Patti Chandler. Pert and adorable, Patti was more Sandra Dee than Dee herself, especially … Continue reading

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Patti in a furry hat, posing with Aron

Aron Kincaid and Patti Chandler in a publicity photo for Ski Party (released 30 June 1965): the sixth Beach Party movie, the first with Aron Kincaid, and the first in which Patti speaks a line of dialogue. “Ski Party transfers … Continue reading

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Frankie and John help Patti out of a Tommy Ivo drag-racer

Bikini Beach (1964): actors Frankie Avalon (left) and John Ashley (right) assist Culver City surfer girl and Beach Party actress Patti Chandler (center) out of a genuine Tommy Ivo drag racing car, watched by genuine California drag racers.

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LOOK – 25 Cents • June 29, 1965

Aron Kincaid (1940 – 2011) and Patti Chandler (born 1943). “Of all the surfer-girl starlets, Patti Chandler got the biggest career push. She was featured in beach spreads in Look Magazine, which also gave her a solo feature, headlined SUCCESS … Continue reading

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Ski Party kids

Aron Kincaid (1940 – 2011) and Patti Chandler (born 1943). “Patti Lauderback, a Culver City High School homecoming queen who had spent two years on Waikiki Beach, won A.I.P.’s win-a-role-in-a-beach-movie contest and took the screen name Patti Chandler. Pert and … Continue reading

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Bikini girl and bony boyfriend

Unidentified bikini girl in The Ghost In The Invisible Bikini (1966). Credited as “Patti Chandler”, on eBay, this actress is wearing a sky blue bikini with white ties and can be seen at the end of the “Swing A-Ma Thing” … Continue reading

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Boardshorts, bikinis and pajamas

Pajama Party (released 11 Nov 1964) featuring four Californian-born beach kids: Patti Chandler (born 1943) Lee Majors’ girlfriend before he became the Six Million Dollar Man; she became a TWA flight attendant; Michael Nader (born 1945) “Dex Dexter” in Dynasty … Continue reading

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Bingo Kids

Beach Blanket Bingo (AIP 14-Apr-1965) director: William Asher writers: William Asher and Leo Townsend Girls: Annette Funicello (Dee Dee), Deborah Walley (Bonnie Graham), Donna Loren (Donna), Marta Kristen (Lorelei),  Linda Evans (Sugar Kane), Donna Michelle (Animal), Patti Chandler (Patti), Bobbi Shaw … Continue reading

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Pajama kids

Pajama Party (AIP 11 Nov 1964) Director: Don Weis (1920 – 2000, The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini) Writer: Louis M. Heyward (1920 – 2002, Sergeant Dead Head, Dr Goldfoot, The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini) Girls: Annette Funicello (Connie), … Continue reading

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Watching the Beach Blanket Bingo skydivers

Donna Michelle, Annette Funicello (front), Mike Nader (behind), Patti Chandler (behind), Frankie Avalon (front), and Jody McCrea watching the skydivers in Beach Blanket Bingo (1965).

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Aron Kincaid and Patti Chandler

Ski Party (1965): Aron Kincaid‘s first Beach Party movie; Patti Chandler‘s fourth.

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Patti Chandler plants an umbrella

Patti Chandler in a staged non-movie publicity photo for Pajama Party (1964)

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Patti Chandler in a red and white bikini

Patti Chandler in a red and white bikini means Bikini Beach (1964).

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Patti Chandler modeling gloves in ‘Youth Parade’

Patti Chandler promoting Beach Blanket Bingo (1965) in a nationally syndicated article published April 1965.

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Patti Chandler 1965 newspaper clipping

Patti Chandler on a promotional tour for Beach Blanket Bingo (1965) in Monroe, Louisiana, June 1965. The ‘Jim Theatre‘ is long gone.

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Patti Chandler with a Tommy Ivo dragster

Patti Chandler promoting Bikini Beach (1964).

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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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The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini (1966) original poster

Susan Hart as the ghost, Deborah Walley as the heroine, and Patti Chandler cuddling a skeleton on the original poster for The Ghost In The Invisible Bikini (1966).

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Patti Chandler plays with a poodle

How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965): poodle – not featured in the movie – with Patti Chandler on the beach at Paradise Cove.

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Bikini girls and surf boards

How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965) bikini girls: from left to right: Rosemary Williams, Playboy Playmate Marianne Gaba, unidentified brunette in polka dot bikini (behind), Salli Sachse, Patti Chandler (front), Luree Holmes (obscured, behind Patti Chandler), Playboy Playmate Jo … Continue reading

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Patti Chandler dressed for a pajama party

To promote Pajama Party (1964), the fourth beach party movie.

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How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965) Annette Funicello lobby card

A pregnant Annette Funicello sings ‘The Perfect Boy’ in How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965) to the beach girls including, from left, Linda Opie, Patti Chandler, Luree Holmes, Mary Hughes, Jo Collins, Salli Sachse. I’m not sure of the … Continue reading

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Jody McCrea’s Bumper Bundle

Linda Opie, Jody McCrea, Patti Chandler in publicity for Beach Blanket Bingo (1965)

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Beach Blanket Bingo (1965) photo

Donna Michelle, Annette Funicello, Mike Nader, Patti Chandler, Frankie Avalon, Jody McCrea in the fifth Beach Party movie: Deborah Walley’s first, Myrna Ross replaces Linda Rogers in the Ratz & Mice, no Candy Johnson, recurring character ‘Animal’ played by Playboy … Continue reading

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Ski Party (1965) Aron Kincaid and girls

Ski Party (1965) Patti Chandler, Aron Kincaid, Salli Sachse, Jo Collins, Mary Hughes, Mikki Jamison

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How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965) beach poodle

How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965) Patti Chandler plays with a poodle.

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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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Ed Garner

Above: Ed Garner and Patti Chandler in a promotional photo for Pajama Party (1964) Ed Garner (born 1944 Los Angeles) Complete credits: Beach Party (7-Aug-1963) surfer – as Eddie Garner Muscle Beach Party (25 Mar 1964) surfer boy Bikini Beach … 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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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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