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Ride the Wild Surf (1964)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Sport  -  5 August 1964 (USA)
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A group of friends go to Hawaii in order to practice surfing, their favorite sport. But this is not all they do there - they also find love...

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jody Wallis
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Brie Matthews
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Chase Colton
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Augie Poole
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Steamer Lane
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Lily Kilua
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Eskimo
John Anthony Hayes ...
Frank Decker (as Anthony Hayes)
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Charlie
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Mrs. Kilua
Murray Rose ...
Swag
Robert Kenneally ...
Russ
David Cadiente ...
Ally
Mark LeBuse ...
Phil (as Alan LeBuse)
Paul Tremaine ...
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A group of friends go to Hawaii in order to practice surfing, their favorite sport. But this is not all they do there - they also find love... Written by Volker Boehm

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Chase and Augie...The blue-blood and the hot-blooded tomboy! See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Sport

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5 August 1964 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Al romper las olas  »

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Trivia

Those shots of Fabian, Peter Brown, and Tab Hunter - photographed from mid-chest up - riding their surfboards were actually shot in California inside Columbia Studios. The actors balanced on Radio Flyer wagons in front of a rear-projection screen showing ocean waves. Assistants then sprayed them with water while maneuvering the wagons to give the desired effect. See more »

Quotes

Brie Matthews: [to Jody Wallis] You're a funny boy. One minute you're shooting harpoons at someone and the next, you're very nice.
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Featured in Riding Giants (2004) See more »

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Surfer's Stomp
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Written by Michael Z. Gordon
Performed by The Marketts
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Surf, sand, and the fragile male ego...
20 September 2006 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Shoot the curl, man! Three hotshot surfers from Malibu hang-ten down in Honolulu; all find the usual quota of romance, teen competition, and gnarly waves. Director Don Taylor does competent work (as usual) and he gives the surf-sand-&-suntans material a little kick. Unfortunately, all the back-projection gives the film a cheesy, dopey look, which is incongruous to the seriousness with which it takes the sport of surfing. The youthful, beaming cast (most in their prime) are certainly a great drawing card, and Fabian, Tab Hunter, a blonde Shelley Fabares, Barbara Eden, Susan Hart, and surly Jim Mitchum all look terrific. An instant hit at drive-ins circa 1964, the movie features gorgeous location footage, but also a corny, unnecessary voice-over narration and far too much moony-eyed boy-girl drama. ** from ****


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