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Seaside Swingers (1964)

Every Day's a Holiday (original title)
| Comedy, Musical | 1965 (USA)
Several teenagers take jobs at a seaside resort for the summer. TV producers decide to film a talent show at the resort and the teenagers all decide to compete. Freddie and the Dreamers ... See full summary »

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Gerry Pullman
Michael Sarne ...
Tim Gilpin (as Mike Sarne)
Peter Birrell ...
Chef (as Freddie and the Dreamers)
Roy Crewdson ...
Chef (as Freddie and the Dreamers)
Bernie Dwyer ...
Chef (as Freddie and the Dreamers)
Freddie & The Dreamers ...
The Chefs (as Freddie and the Dreamers)
Freddie Garrity ...
Chef (as Freddie and the Dreamers)
Derek Quinn ...
Chef (as Freddie and the Dreamers)
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Professor Bastinado
Liz Fraser ...
Miss Slightly
Grazina Frame ...
Christina Barrington de Witt
Susan Baker ...
Susan (as The Baker Twins)
Jennifer Baker ...
Jennifer (as The Baker Twins)
Keith Alcock ...
Himself - Bass musician (as The Mojos)
John Conrad ...
Himself - Drum musician (as The Mojos)
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Several teenagers take jobs at a seaside resort for the summer. TV producers decide to film a talent show at the resort and the teenagers all decide to compete. Freddie and the Dreamers play cooks and do a couple of songs. Subplot consists of two young men competing for the same girl, whose auntie wants to take her back home. Written by H. Veronica Crabtree <missileace@yahoo.com>

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When the dreamers meet the screamers it's the swingin'est hit that ever swung. See more »

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Tim: I've decided to go back to my first love... me.
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Soundtracks

Everything's Alright
by Simon Stavely - Stuart Slater (as Stuart James) John Konrad - Keith Alcock (as Keith Carlson) Nicholas Crouch (as Nicky Crouch)
Performed by The Mojos
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Soak yourself in British Invasion Style!
7 May 2003 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This is cross between Hard Day's Night and Summer Holiday which does nothing to threaten the dominance of either in the British 60's rock 'n' romance genre. I'll let others explain the finer points of casting and score. What I find so fascinating about "Seaside Swingers" is the bewildered holiday camp extras who thought they were going to have an uneventful and typically overcast two weeks at one of Butlin's more drab properties and ended up unwitting props in a third rate musical comedy about some rather aged looked teenagers trying to make a splash in the prepubescent world of rock 'n' roll.

The holiday camp must be seen to be believed. Americans will find it unbelievable that people actually spent the only two weeks they got each year going to what amounted to an overcrowded compound where the only entertainment was guessing how far apart the family would have to sit from each other in the "canteen" or large feeding area (which features prominantly in this film). The chalets referred to by the campers were extremely small motel-style rooms which were your base of operations at the camp.

For a real soak in the British invasion style this is just the ticket but fast forward through the "Crazy Horse Saloon" number. It's atrocious.


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