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The Girls on the Beach (1965)

The girls of Alpha Beta need to raise $10,000 in two weeks to save the sorority house. Among their schemes to raise the funds are a beauty contest, a newspaper puzzle, and a baking contest.... See full summary »

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Selma
Martin West ...
Duke
Linda Marshall ...
Cynthia
Steven Rogers ...
Brian
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Arlene (as Anna Capri)
Aron Kincaid ...
Wayne
Nancy Spry ...
Betty
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Mrs. Winters
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Bonnie
Mary Mitchel ...
Emily
Gail Gilmore ...
Georgia (as Gale Gerber)
Peter Brooks ...
Stu Rankin
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Patricia Johnson (as Linda Saunders)
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The girls of Alpha Beta need to raise $10,000 in two weeks to save the sorority house. Among their schemes to raise the funds are a beauty contest, a newspaper puzzle, and a baking contest. But when three guys hit the beach with love on their minds, bragging that they know the Beatles, the girls plan a concert with the Fab Four as the main attraction. Written by Jerry Milani <jmilani@ix.netcom.com>

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12 May 1965 (USA)  »

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Summer of '64  »

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Trivia

In 1966, Paramount Pictures distributed this film on a double bill with Young Fury (1964) starring Rory Calhoun and Virginia Mayo. See more »

Quotes

Duke: Selma, I... uh, got some bad news.
Selma: Oh no! You heard from the Beatles, and they're not coming.
Duke: Well, you're half right.
Selma: You haven't heard from the Beatles, and they are coming?
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Lonely Sea
(uncredited)
Written by Gary Usher and Brian Wilson
Sung by The Beach Boys
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21 February 1999 | by (l.a.) – See all my reviews

Girls on the Beach is one of the most satisfying films of its genre. A beautifully realized screenplay of straight-to-the-point dialogue and acting that borders on Kabuki theatre. And of course there's the great songs of Leslie Gore and The Beach Boys. The ending is pure magic realism.


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