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Beach Blanket Bingo (1965)

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Comedy, Romance
Release Date:April 14, 1965
Running time:98 minutes
Cast:Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Deborah Walley, Harvey Lembeck, John Ashley
Director:William Asher
Writer:William Asher, Leo Townsend

Description: Part of American-International's Beach Party series, Beach Blanket Bingo was directed by William Asher. Frankie (Frankie Avalon) briefly deserts Dee Dee (Annette Funicello) in favor of pop star Sugar Kane (Linda Evans). Also around and about is a mermaid, appropriately named Lorelei (Marta Kristen). Scurrilous cycle gang leader Eric Von Zipper (Harvey Lembeck) finds time to sing a tune, while Paul Lynde sneers a lot, Don Rickles insults a lot, Buster Keaton mimes a lot, and columnist Earl Wilson lets everybody know who he is by exclaiming That's Earl, brother. The whole cast rushes to the rescue when South Dakota Slim (Timothy Carey) binds the lovely Sugar Kane to a buzzsaw.~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide

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