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Beach Blanket Bingo (1965)

“The Beach Party gang goes sky diving”

This 1965 addition to the beach movie franchise from American International Pictures (AIP) singing star Sugar Kane (Linda Evans) being kidnapped. When Frankie (Frankie Avalon) sets out to rescue her, he provokes the jealousy of Dee Dee (Annette Funicello).

Additional complications arise when a mermaid takes a hand in the goings-on and Eric Von Zipper (Harvey Lembeck) and his rats and mice also intervene.

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Buster Keaton pays the rent with a walk-on cameo. Released in the UK as Malibu Beach.

Frankie
Frankie Avalon
Dee Dee
Annette Funicello
Bonnie Graham
Deborah Walley
Eric Von Zipper
Harvey Lembeck
Steve Gordon

John Ashley
Bonehead
Jody McCrea
Donna
Donna Loren
Lorelei
Marta Kristen
Sugar Kane
Linda Evans
South Dakota Slim
Timothy Carey
Animal
Donna Michelle
Big Drop
Don Rickles
Bullets
Paul Lynde
Buster Keaton
Buster Keaton

Director
William Asher

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