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Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine (1965)

Approved | | Comedy, Sci-Fi | 6 November 1965 (USA)
Dr. Goldfoot has invented an army of bikini-clad robots who are programmed to seek out wealthy men and charm them into signing over their assets. Craig Gamble and Todd Armstrong set out to foil the fiendish plot.

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Dr. Goldfoot plans on taking over the world with his beautiful female robots, who seduce rich and powerful men. Robot #11/Diane is sent after millionaire Todd Armstrong. Secret agent Craig Gamble tries to stop the plot but ends up in the torture chamber with Armstrong. The parody of "The Pit and the Pendulium" is the highlight of the film which also includes bits by Annette Funicello, Harvey Lembeck and Deborah Walley. Written by alfiehitchie

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This is a Bikini Machine - order your '66 model now! ...manufactured by the evil Dr. Goldfoot with Kiss-Button... Kill-Button and of course the Mystery Button. All new parts (some parts!) tested, approved and ready to go-go-go! See more »

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Comedy | Sci-Fi

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6 November 1965 (USA)  »

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$300,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The cable-car sequence was shot at the West Portal tunnel in San Francisco, California. See more »

Goofs

During the chase, when Craig and Todd are on a motorcycle, the footage projected behind them is off scale. The cars they pass by were shot at too close a range, and appear far too large compared with the actors. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Goldfoot: You know, Igor, I'm beginning to regret that I brought you back to life.
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Crazy Credits

The Producers extend special thanks to the following performers for Guest Appearances: Annette Funicello, Deborah Walley, Harvey Lembeck, Aron Kincaid. Soon to be seen in.... "The Girl In The Glass Bikini" See more »

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Edited from Pit and the Pendulum (1961) See more »

Soundtracks

The Bikini Machine
Words and Music by by Guy Hemric & Jerry Styner
Performed by The Supremes
Through the courtesy of Motown Record Corporation
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Going for the Gold Bikini
2 May 2012 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

Diabolically hammy mad scientist Vincent Price (as Dr. Goldfoot) has a dozen beautifully-shaped young female robots. They wear gold bikinis for underwear and are not shy about parading around for the camera. Lead "robot" Susan Hart (as Diane, #11) succeeds in Mr. Price's mission, to seduce handsome millionaire Dwayne Hickman (as Todd Armstrong). Also turned on by Ms. Hart, rival agent Frankie Avalon (as Craig Gamble, #00 and ½) tries to foil Price's plot to mate more millionaires with his sexy robots. The Supremes sing the title song, but do not appear. A couple of cameos help liven up the dungeon sequence. When compared to the infinitely better "Get Smart" TV series created by Mel Brooks and Buck Henry, this spoof of "James Bond" spy films fell flat - fortunately, the women weren't.

*** Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine (11/6/65) Norman Taurog ~ Vincent Price, Frankie Avalon, Dwayne Hickman, Susan Hart


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