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How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965)

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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Von Zipper and the Rat Pack don't appear until 33 minutes into the film. See more »

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During the race scene, Harvey Lembeck is riding motorcycle #13 when he wipes out in the grease he's riding #21 and then a few seconds later he's back on #13. See more »

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Dee Dee: Men! They're all beasts!
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Claymation opening credit sequence devised by Gumby-creator Art Clokey. See more »

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Followed by The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini (1966) 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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The Pelican Spy
16 March 2007 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

Frankie Avalon off doing his Naval Reserve training in those innocent days before Vietnam is wondering whether Annette is being true to him back at the beach with all those other hunks around. He's stationed on a tropical Pacific Isle with lots of other curvaceous cuties around. He asks one of them to bring him to the local witch doctor for help. The witch doctor sends a pelican out to spy on Annette back at the beach.

So help me this is the beginning of the story. But it's not a half bad film, in fact it gets down right satirical at times. In addition to Frankie, Annette and the rest of the beach crew, some Hollywood old timers got some work in this film and they get a chance to overact outrageously. They include Brian Donlevy and Mickey Rooney as a pair of scheming advertising executives along with Dwayne Hickman who's their schemer in training, Harvey Lembeck as a Marlon Brando type motorcycle gang leader and Buster Keaton as the witch doctor.

I'd try to see How to Stuff a Wild Bikini if for no other reason than to see all these players ham it up. Though in some spots the pelican gives the best performance in the film.


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