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The Girls on the Beach (1965)

 |  Comedy  |  12 May 1965 (USA)
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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.... See full summary »

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Cynthia
Steven Rogers ...
Brian
Ahna Capri ...
Arlene (as Anna Capri)
Aron Kincaid ...
Wayne
Nancy Spry ...
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Sheila Bromley ...
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Mary Mitchel ...
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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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The jet action surf-set hits the beaches and captures a love-load of bikini beauties! See more »

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Lesley Gore says she filmed all her scenes very quickly--but unfortunately had unknowingly contracted Rubella (German measles) before arriving on the set. She later infected most of the crew members. See more »

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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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References The Ed Sullivan Show: Episode #17.19 (1964) See more »

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Leave Me Alone
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Sung by Lesley Gore
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The Girls On The Beach
1 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

There have been some good comments on the film The Girls On The Beach. Some have been quite critical, and that is sad. Fans of AIP(American International Pictures) will surely love this film. Following the format Paramount gave AIP the ultimate compliment. Yes, much slicker than AIP, just as corn ball, this is an innocent teen movie of the time. Those who may be interested should also take the approach as the studio did. You went to see this movie for the music,good looking people, and the acting really didn't matter much. I have seen this movie available on DVD, a bit steep for one disc at $29.00 new, or VHS for $25.00. A rare movie indeed, and certainly about life and music of the 1960's generation surely to bring a smile.


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