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Operation Bikini (1963)

 |  War, Drama  |  26 March 1963 (USA)
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With posters featuring a stylized-drawing of Eva Six in a bikini, a tagline reading..."Temptation in Paradise...neither hell nor high heels could stop them", and a Dream Sequence Technical ... See full summary »



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Complete credited cast:
Lt. Morgan Hayes
Seaman Joseph Malzone
Capt. Emmett Carey
Bosun's Mate Ed Fennelly
Gary Crosby ...
Seaman Floyd Givens
Lt. William 'Bill' Fourtney
David Landfield ...
Lt. Jim Cale
Jody McCrea ...
Seaman William Sherman
Seaman Ronald Davayo
Marc Cavell ...
Eva Six ...


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TEMPTATION in PARADISE... Neither hell nor high heels could stop them! See more »


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26 March 1963 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Seafighters  »

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The Girl Back Home
Written by Robert P. Marcucci (as Bob Marcucci) and Russell Faith (as Russ Faith)
Sung by Frankie Avalon
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29 May 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

new words need to be invented to adequately describe just how bad this film is. to call it stupid is a compliment. i just watched this on turner classic movies. my god what an embarrassment, the most profound sentiment it raised in me was to hope that all involved with making it were severely beaten afterward. i was rooting for the japs. i'm having trouble filling ten lines of text for this review because lets face it how many different ways can you say horrible? three more lines to go. this movie is terrible, this movie is an insult to ed wood, this movie should be burned and every participant still alive should be hunted down like simon wiesenthal on a nazi then have their DNA eradicated from the gene pool. stick a sharp pencil in your eye before watching this horrid crapulence

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