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Rare footage of classic groups including The Routers (Michael Z. Gordon, Scott Engel and Rand Viers), The Astronauts and many other surf groups.. See more »
A young girl travels to California with a couple of friends in order to visit her brother, whom she hasn't seen for some time... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Bobby Vinton ... Len Marshal
Patricia Morrow ... Terry Wells

Jackie DeShannon ... Junior Griffith
Ken Miller ... Milo Talbot (as Kenny Miller)
Lory Patrick ... Sylvia Dempster

Richard Crane ... Sgt. Wayne Neal
Martha Stewart ... Pauline Lowell
Jerry Summers ... Skeet Wells
The Astronauts ... Themselves

The Routers ... Themselves
Lloyd Kino ... Casey
Mickey Dora
Johnny Fain
Pam Colbert
Donna Russell
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Michael Z. Gordon ... Himself (member of the Routers) (uncredited)
Scott Walker ... Himself (member, The Routers) (uncredited)

Directed by
Maury Dexter 
Writing credits
Harry Spalding (written by)

Produced by
Maury Dexter .... producer
'By' Dunham .... associate producer
Original Music by
Jimmie Haskell 
Cinematography by
Kay Norton (director of photography)
Set Decoration by
Harry Reif 
Makeup Department
Ted Coodley .... makeup artist
Production Management
Harold E. Knox .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Harold E. Knox .... assistant director
Art Department
Monroe Liebgold .... property master (as Jockey Liebgold)
Sound Department
William Bernds .... sound
Mickey Dora .... stunts (uncredited)
Johnny Fain .... stunts (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
George Herrington .... wardrobe
Editorial Department
Jodie Copelan .... supervising film editor
Music Department
Michael Z. Gordon .... musician (uncredited)
Tommy Tedesco .... musician: guitar (uncredited)
Randy Viers .... musician (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Leroy E. Hollis .... transportation (as Leroy Hollis)
Other crew
Dixie McCoy .... script supervisor
Crew believed to be complete

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Additional Details

68 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Sound Mix:
UK:U | USA:Not Rated (DVD Rating) | USA:Approved (certificate #20617)

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Revealing mistakes: As the film opens, the three female leads are driving on a highway in a 1964 Dodge convertible, towing a travel trailer, and there are no other vehicles in front of or behind them. In the next shot, taken from the next lane and in front of the Dodge, there is an early 1960s Studebaker Hawk two-door following behind them. In the following shot, taken from behind the Dodge, the Studebaker has disappeared and there are no other cars following them.See more »
Terry Wells:[During Len and Skeet's fight, voiced off-camera] He's got a head injury. You might kill him.
[Skeet punches Len in the stomach]
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in The Secret Life of Bees (2008)See more »
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8 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
Fun, fun, fun in the sun, sun, sun..., 20 August 2006
Author: cara7890 from United States

A bunch of us just watched this film together and it was just a lot of fun, fun, fun! I mean, c'mon, you can't take these surf movies seriously. It's not going to win any awards or anything like that, but sometimes it's just enjoyable to watch old surf films because of the rock stars and the surf music from the 60's.

Two of my favorite songs in this film were performed by The Routers and The Marketts, two of the groups which were formed by Michael Z. Gordon. The Routers played, "Crack Up" and "Let's Go!". Their LP is still in my music collection today. I also like the Astronauts who I think are still performing.

You can't watch this film for it's acting, photography or production value. But if you want to watch it as a flashback to the early surfing days, then this is a perfect film for you to watch cuz it's a fun, fun, fun film to watch!

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