Julie, a wealthy contessa managed by S.Z. Matts, wants muscle-man Flex Martin, trained by Jack Fanny, for her own - until she meets Frankie. Frankie's girl Dee Dee gets rightfully jealous and plans to avenge the Frankie-stealing contessa. Mr. Strangdour appears briefly as the king of the strongmen. Written by
Are you a beach fink?
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plays Jack Fanny, a character whose name is a spoof of Vic Tanny, the owner of a chain of health clubs in the 1950s and 1960s who relied on a lot of TV ads for promotion. See more
Frankie refers to the "people for people" line directly after the scene in which it is said. However, he had already left that scene entirely by the time it was said and couldn't have heard it. See more
[watches the climatic rumble betweent the beach bums and muscle maniacs
Oh no! They're not gonna wreck my place again?
[a beach bum is flung over a table, breaking it
Oh, yes they are.
Referenced in Charade
A Girl Needs a Boy
Lyrics and Music by Guy Hemric
and Jerry Styner
Performed by Frankie Avalon See more