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Ski Party
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Director:
Writer:
Robert Kaufman (written by)
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Release Date:
30 June 1965 (USA) See more »
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Hear LESLEY GORE and JAMES BROWN sing their HITS! See more »
Plot:
On a college ski weekend, Todd and Craig pretend to be Jane and Nora, a pair of English girls. Their reasons... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Wet or dry, hot or cold, it's just more of the same See more (19 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Frankie Avalon ... Todd Armstrong

Dwayne Hickman ... Craig Gamble

Deborah Walley ... Linda Hughes

Yvonne Craig ... Barbara Norris
Robert Q. Lewis ... Mr. Pevney

Bobbie Shaw Chance ... Nita Elksberg (as Bobbi Shaw)
Aron Kincaid ... Freddie Carter
The Hondells ... Themselves
Steven Rogers ... Gene (as Steve Rogers)
Patti Chandler ... Janet

Michael Nader ... Bobby (as Mike Nader)
Salli Sachse ... Indian
John Boyer ... John
Mikki Jamison ... Mikki
Mickey Dora ... Mickey

Mary Hughes ... Mary
Bill Sampson ... Arthur
Luree Holmes ... Luree

James Brown ... Himself (as James Brown and The Famous Flames)

Lesley Gore ... Herself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jo Collins ... Jo (uncredited)
Semi Engl ... Ski Instructor (uncredited)

Annette Funicello ... Prof. Sonya Roberts (uncredited)
Ed Garner ... Skier (uncredited)

Marvin Hamlisch ... (uncredited)

Dick Miller ... Taxi Driver (uncredited)
Nan Morris ... Blonde bombshell (uncredited)
Christopher Riordan ... Skier (uncredited)
Astrid Schultz ... Astrid (uncredited)

Directed by
Alan Rafkin 
 
Writing credits
Robert Kaufman (written by)

Produced by
Gene Corman .... producer
Samuel Z. Arkoff .... co-executive producer (uncredited)
James H. Nicholson .... co-executive producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Gary Usher 
 
Cinematography by
Arthur E. Arling 
 
Film Editing by
Morton Tubor 
 
Art Direction by
Howard Campbell 
 
Set Decoration by
George R. Nelson  (as George Nelson)
 
Makeup Department
Ted Coodley .... makeup artist
Ray Forman .... hair stylist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Jack Bohrer .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Dale Hutchinson .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Ted Cooper .... property master
Ross Hahn .... construction coordinator
 
Sound Department
Robert Post .... sound (as Bob Post)
Tom Stevens .... sound editor
James M. Falkinburg .... supervising sound editor (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Ronnie Dayton .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
John M. Stephens .... camera operator (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Richard Bruno .... costume supervisor
 
Music Department
Ed Norton .... music editor (as Edwin Norton)
Al Simms .... music supervisor
 
Other crew
Samuel Z. Arkoff .... presenter
John Dutton .... script supervisor
James H. Nicholson .... presenter
Christopher Riordan .... assistant choreographer (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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90 min
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Color (Pathécolor)
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Trivia:
End credits include a plug for upcoming Cruise Party, supposedly next picture in the loose Beach Party series - but that movie was never produced.See more »
Goofs:
Crew or equipment visible: About 30 minutes into the movie, when they are on the ski lift, the shadow of the cameraman is visible on the ground below them.See more »
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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Wet or dry, hot or cold, it's just more of the same, 5 January 2000
Author: BobLib from Cherry Hill, New Jersey

The only difference between the usual AIP beach movie fluff and this film is that it's colder and they've put on dry clothes. Other than that, it's Frankie, Debbie, Dwayne, and a pre-"Batgirl" Yvonne Craig up to the usual shenanigans. The only plus here is rare film appearances by James Brown, doing the classic "I Feel Good," and Leslie Gore, with what proved to be one of her last big hits, the Marvin Hamlisch composition "Sunshine, Lollipops, and Rainbows." It's for this last reason alone, I think, that this movie used to be frequently aired on AMC's "American Pop" series, often in letterbox to show off the Squaw Valley scenery. Incidentally, at the end of the movie, there's an invitation to watch for the whole crew again in "Cruise Party." As far as I can determine, that film was never made, probably because they finally figured out that, in the wake of the so-called "British Invasion," the beach blanket bimbo genre had finally run its course.

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