This time around, the beach bunnies and their boyfriends move indoors for a slumber party. Sandra Dee is perfect as Gidget, the title character of the 1957 novel Gidget, the Little Girl with Big Ideas. . Though the oddly-titled How to Stuff a Wild Bikini is a direct sequel to Beach Blanket Bingo, Frankie Avalon is only in a few minutes of this movie. This 1961 Gidget sequel features Deborah Walley as the title character, replacing the perky Sandra Dee. Surfing was big, dancing was all part of a day at the beach, and some memorable - albeit corny - songs made their way onto soundtracks.
Scud Blackplowman as Charlie Rossman. His only son, Jeeter, will inherit the empire only if he can overcome his life-long fear of women. Surfer dudes and beach bunnies, rock 'n roll, and good, clean fun. I think I was being nice, though. Sandra Dee and Annette Funicello showed off a little - but not too much - flesh as they fell in love with the likes of James Darren, Frankie Avalon and Troy Donahue. A Summer Place is a true classic tale of teenage love and adultery.
Cast Cast overview, first billed only:. Beach movies were all the rage in the early 1960s. Here are eight of the best of those classic, eternally-fun beach movies. Gidget and her family head off for a vacation in the islands, where she surfs, meets boys, and tries to make Moondoggie James Darren jealous - your typical beach movie doings. I normally don't waste my time reviewing movies I hated, but I consider it a public service in case this turd is still floating around out there somewhere.
The numerous softcore sex scenes don't get much more appealing than that, but at least they're a welcome respite from the wretched acting and godawful dialog. It's impossible to think of beach movies without thinking of Gidget. Another Gidget sequel, Gidget Goes to Rome, was released in 1963 and was then followed by a 1965 television series starring a young. William Asher, Annette Funicello, and Frankie Avalon team up in this classic rock 'n roll beach movie, which many, including famed film critic Leonard Maltin, consider the best of the 1960s beach party movies. Annette Funicello stars in this cute romantic comedy that features bikinis, beach parties, a motorcycle gang, and a little black magic. Madam 1 Fast-food mogul Harry Buford serves up the best barbecued bunny sandwiches, and the hottest waitresses, in town. In a strange twist it's a beach party movie so it doesn't need to be realistic a Martian invades the party, looking for a way to conquer Earth.
Written by This is one of those awful, sex-driven B-movies that couldn't have played anywhere near a theater. Bikini Summer, The Bikini Carwash Company , but this is the kind of thoroughly jaded, misogynistic crap that could have only come out of the 70's porno industry. Annette Funicello and Tommy Kirk star in this weird, but cute, beach movie. The dreamy title suggests that if one could travel around the world with the seasons, summer will truly never end. Troy Donahue and Sandra Dee are the teens in love, unaware of their parents' infidelity. In a typical scene the brain-dead heroine is forcibly raped by two or three men on the beach and, of course, she ends up enjoying it.
He would go on to appear in other beach party movies. One must wonder why it was even made? Surprisingly, the movie also features silent film icon in a small role. Keep an eye out for the various props Funicello holds in front of her in the film to hide the fact that she was pregnant! Gidget given the name because of her small stature, i. Director Bruce Brown, who has made several documentaries about surfing, followed two California surfers who travel around the world to introduce surfing to new people and to discover coasts they have never been surfed. The movie contains numerous zany sequences that were later parodied as beach party movie trademarks.
This dreck slipped onto video in the early 1990's disguised as one of the comparatively innocent bikini-themed sex comedies popular at the time i. . . . .
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