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How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965)

 -  Comedy | Musical  -  14 July 1965 (USA)
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Frankie, on naval-reserve duty in Tahiti, doesn't trust Dee Dee to stay faithful, so he hires Bwana, a witch doctor, to help. Bwana conjures up a floating bikini, "stuffs" it with Cassandra... See full summary »

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Frankie, on naval-reserve duty in Tahiti, doesn't trust Dee Dee to stay faithful, so he hires Bwana, a witch doctor, to help. Bwana conjures up a floating bikini, "stuffs" it with Cassandra, and sends her to distract advertising executive Ricky from Dee Dee. Written by alfiehitchie

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A kísértés bikiniben érkezik  »

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Elizabeth Montgomery made her cameo appearance as the witch doctor's daughter as a favor to her then husband, William Asher, the film's director. See more »

Goofs

At the start of the road race, the starter has a green flag. When we cut away to the stock footage, the starter has a red flag. See more »

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Dee Dee: Wanna buy a Brownie outfit, cheap?
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Claymation opening credit sequence devised by Gumby-creator Art Clokey. See more »

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Follows Beach Blanket Bingo (1965) See more »

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If It's Gonna Happen
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Words and Music by Guy Hemric and Jerry Styner
Performed by Irene Tsu (dubbed by Lu Ann Simms) and Dwayne Hickman, Frankie Avalon and Dwayne Hickman,
Annette Funicello and Dwayne Hickman
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Pretty good entry in the series
27 May 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Like Jackie19, it's nearly my least favorite of the beach movies, but luckily, that isn't much of an insult. Along with all the regular actors, there are the great guest actors. Buster Keaton's witch doctor (along with Bobbi Shaw's native girl) may not be the most enlightened image of a Polynesian, but he manages to be very funny in the part. (I'm sure plenty of people see these movies as a big, embarrassing step down for people like him, but I see no good reason why.) And of course, Irene Tsu as the girl who tries to tempt Frankie. Then, there's Len Lesser, who's just about as great a comical villain in this one as Timothy Carey is in Beach Blanket Bingo. And of course, Mickey Rooney. Someone mentioned the "touching her boob" bit that he gets away with, but one of his scenes also has a fairly funny gay joke. Rooney asks one of the surfers (someone in that scene alone) if he's seen the exciting girl that so much of the film is about, the one that all the boys are crazy about, and the character says in a lisping voice, "Certainly not!"


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