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Beach Blanket Bingo (1965)

Unrated | | Comedy, Musical, Romance | 14 April 1965 (USA)
In the fourth of the highly successful Frankie and Annette beach party movies, a motorcycle gang led by Eric Von Zipper kidnaps singing star Sugar Kane managed by Bullets, who hires ... See full summary »

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In the fourth of the highly successful Frankie and Annette beach party movies, a motorcycle gang led by Eric Von Zipper kidnaps singing star Sugar Kane managed by Bullets, who hires sky-diving surfers Steve and Bonnie from Big Drop for a publicity stunt. With the usual gang of kids and a mermaid named Lorelei. Written by alfiehitchie

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It's the wettest, wildest game in town! See more »


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14 April 1965 (USA)  »

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When Eric Von Zipper puts the snatch on Sugar Kane the movie on the television is Invasion of the Saucer Men (1957), also produced by Samuel Z. Arkoff and James H. Nicholson and American International Pictures. See more »

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When Frankie takes his first jump from the airplane he is wearing a red helmet. The first shot of him leaving the airplane shows a jumper with a white helmet then back to a red helmet. See more »

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Puss: [as Sugar Kane is tied to the sawmill log] This isn't very nice.
Boots: No, I think it's kinda mean!
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Soundtracks

He's My New Love
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Music and Arrangements by Jerry Styner
Lyrics by Guy Hemric
Performed by Linda Evans (dubbed by Jackie Ward)
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Best of the Beach
11 January 2000 | by (Olathe, Kansas) – See all my reviews

William Asher's Beach Blanket Bingo is probably the best, and certainly the most entertaining, of the AIP beach party movies. For once, the script is actually funny, not just stupid, and the presence of Buster Keaton, Timothy Carey and, of course, Harvey Lembeck as Von Zipper, adds a lot to the camp value and a very young Linda Evans adds her own exotic beauty.

Annette looks great, Frankie even seems to have a tan and the late, great, John Ashley adds to the fun.

This isn't Shakespeare, but the script is clever, and this probably has the best songs in the series, with the great Les Baxter actually having a hand in the songs and their arrangements in addition to his usual scoring duties.

By all means catch this one if you like the series, and if you aren't familiar with it, I would recommend starting here. You won't be bored!


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