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Writers:
William Asher (written by) and
Leo Townsend (written by)
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Release Date:
14 July 1965 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
FOR BEGINNERS AND EXPERTS... an interesting course in THE BIRDS... THE BEES and BIKINIS See more »
Plot:
Frankie, on naval-reserve duty in Tahiti, doesn't trust Dee Dee to stay faithful, so he hires Bwana... See more » | Add synopsis »
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(12 articles)
User Reviews:
The End of an Era See more (16 total) »

Cast

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Annette Funicello ... Dee Dee

Dwayne Hickman ... Ricky

Brian Donlevy ... B.D. 'Big Deal' MacPherson

Harvey Lembeck ... Eric Von Zipper

Beverly Adams ... Cassandra
John Ashley ... Johnny
Jody McCrea ... Bonehead
Marianne Gaba ... Animal

Len Lesser ... North Dakota Pete

Irene Tsu ... Native Girl
Arthur Julian ... Dr. Melamed

Bobbie Shaw Chance ... Khola Koku (as Bobbi Shaw)

Buster Keaton ... Bwana
The Kingsmen ... Themselves
Alberta Nelson ... Puss
Andy Romano ... J.D.
John Macchia ... Rat Pack

Jerry Brutsche ... Rat Pack
Bob Harvey ... Rat Pack
Myrna Ross ... Rat Pack
Allen Fife ... Rat Pack (as Alan Fife)
Sig Frohlich ... Ad Man
Tom Quine ... Ad Man
Hollis Morrison ... Ad Man
Guy Hemric ... Ad Man
George Boyce ... Ad Man
Charlie Reed ... Ad Man
Patti Chandler ... Patti
Michael Nader ... Mike (as Mike Nader)
Salli Sachse ... Bookend #2
Luree Holmes ... Beach Girl

Marianne Gordon ... Chickie

Sheila MacRae ... Secretary (as Sheila Stephenson)
Rosemary Williams ... English Girl
Jo Collins ... Beach Girl

Mary Hughes ... Beach Girl
Ed Garner ... Beach Boy
Sue Hamilton ... Peanuts (as Sue Williams)
Tonia Van Deter ... Italian Girl
Uta Stone ... German Girl
Johnny Fain ... Beach Boy (as John Fain)
Mickey Dora ... Beach Boy
Bruce Baker ... Beach Boy
Ned Wynn ... Beach Boy
Kerry Berry ... Beach Boy
Rick Jones ... Beach Boy
Ray Atkinson ... Beach Boy
Ronnie Dayton ... Beach Boy (as Ron Dayton)

Linda Bent ... Bookend #1 (as Linda Opie Bent)
Stephanie Nader ... Beach Girl
Jeannine White ... Beach Girl
Janice Levinson ... Beach Girl
Toni Harper ... Barbarette
Michele Barton ... Manicurist

Victoria Carroll ... Shoeshine Girl (as Victoria Carrol)

Mickey Rooney ... Peachy Keane

Frankie Avalon ... Frankie
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Michele Carey ... Michele (uncredited)

Elizabeth Montgomery ... Bwana's Daughter, The Witches Witch (uncredited)
Christopher Riordan ... Beach Boy (uncredited)
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Directed by
William Asher 
 
Writing credits
William Asher (written by) and
Leo Townsend (written by)

Produced by
Samuel Z. Arkoff .... producer
Anthony Carras .... co-producer
James H. Nicholson .... producer
 
Original Music by
Les Baxter 
 
Cinematography by
Floyd Crosby (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Fred R. Feitshans Jr.  (as Fred Feitshans)
Eve Newman 
 
Art Direction by
Howard Campbell 
 
Set Decoration by
George R. Nelson  (as George Nelson)
 
Makeup Department
Ted Coodley .... makeup artist
Ray Forman .... hair stylist (as Ray Foreman)
 
Production Management
Jack Bohrer .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Dale Hutchinson .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Karl Brainard .... properties (as Karl R. Brainard)
Ross Hahn .... construction coordinator
Richard M. Rubin .... properties
 
Sound Department
Gene Corso .... sound editor
James M. Falkinburg .... sound editor (as James Nelson)
Don Rush .... sound
 
Special Effects by
Bill Ferrier .... special effects
Roger George .... special effects
 
Stunts
Ronnie Dayton .... stunts (uncredited)
Mickey Dora .... stunts (uncredited)
Bud Ekins .... motorcycle stunts (uncredited)
Johnny Fain .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jack Beckett .... camera operator (uncredited)
 
Animation Department
Jack Kinney .... animator
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Richard Bruno .... costume supervisor
Laurie Riley .... costumer (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Milton Lustig .... music editor
Al Simms .... music supervisor
 
Other crew
Jack Baker .... choreographer
Jack W. Cash .... production assistant (as Jack Cash)
Art Clokey .... title designer: main titles
George Dockstader .... motorcycle coordinator
Christopher Riordan .... assistant choreographer (uncredited)
Phil Sauers .... surfing coordinator (uncredited)
 

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93 min
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Color (Pathécolor)
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2.35 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Annette Funicello was pregnant during filming was shot mainly in close-up or wearing baggy clothing.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: 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 »
Quotes:
Ricky:I have a simple theory - if you're not with the girl that you love, love the girl that you're with.See more »
Soundtrack:
Better Be ReadySee more »

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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
The End of an Era, 14 March 2003
Author: Brian Washington (Sargebri@att.net) from Los Angeles, California

This is the final film to feature Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello as Frankie and Dee Dee, and it is also the worst. Avalon had grown weary of playing an over-aged teen-ager and wanted to do something more with his career and at the same time Annette Funicello had recently married and was starting a family. In fact, Ms. Funicello was very pregnant at the time the film was released. Also, Avalon was in the middle of filming Sgt. Deadhead and couldn't appear in the entire film. The solution, bring in Dwayne Hickman as Rick, an advertising executive, to keep Dee Dee busy while Frankie was off on military duty. This was a big mistake. These best thing about the "Beach Party" films was the chemistry between Avalon and Funicello and this film falls flat on its face because the two are on screen together for only a minute (not counting the duet they sang via split screen). After this film was completed, the two retired from the genre, Avalon to attempt more serious roles and Funicello to raise her family. However, Samuel Z. Arkoff tried to keep the series rolling a couple of more years before he finally gave up the ghost, and not the one in the invisible bikini.

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