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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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This was the final full appearance in a "Beach Party" movie for Frankie Avalon. He only appears in six minutes of the follow-up, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965). See more »

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When Eric VonZipper crashes into the club and lands head first in the aquarium of gold fish, the view from inside looking out, shows a street scene with buildings and exterior stairs, but moments before the view outside is of a parking lot and the beach. See more »

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Frankie: You know something? A kiss is worth more than a thousand words.
Dee Dee: Then why don't you stop talking?
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It Only Hurts When I Cry
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Music and Arrangements by Jerry Styner
Lyrics by Guy Hemric
Sung by Donna Loren
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The Best Of The Beach
18 December 2000 | by (Chicago, USA) – See all my reviews

All of the seven, count 'em, seven beach movies are really silly and poorly acted. However, they are great fun to watch. This is the best of the lot, featuring a pre-"Big Valley" and "Dynasty" Linda Evans as pop princess Sugar Cane. Paul Lynde is a scream here, with his trademark slow burn. Watch him as he insults Eric Von Zipper, who's too stupid to realize it. Don Rickles is also good during a scene where he takes the mike and rips into the kids. There is so much zaniness going on here, much more than the movies that came before or after it in this series.


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