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Beach party escapade features a bookworm with glasses who learns to "groove", as she attempts to sing "Ready to Groove."

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
James Stacy ...
Mickey
Lori Williams ...
Dancer
William Wellman Jr. ...
Rick
Quinn O'Hara ...
Cindy
Martin West ...
Turk
Mary Mitchel ...
Shirley (as Mary Mitchell)
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Mr. Johnson (as Alan Jones)
Lili Kardell ...
Sandra
Reno Carell ...
Mark
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Lou (as Bucky Holland)
Glenn Stensel ...
Les (as Glen Stensil)
Richard Benedict ...
Tom
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Beach bum (as Mike Blodgett)
Mauree Garett
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Beach party escapade features a bookworm with glasses who learns to "groove", as she attempts to sing "Ready to Groove." Written by alfiehitchie

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They're Lovin', Laughin' and Livin' it up and for kicks playing "Chicken on Water Skis!" See more »

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Comedy | Musical

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22 September 1966 (Mexico)  »

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La calda notte  »

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All of the musical performance sections are full of errors due to lip syncing issues and post-production techniques. Most noticeable are the harmonica solo on Justine, where the playing continues when the harp comes out of the sax player's mouth, and the use of the accordion to substitute for the less-easily moved HammondB-3 organ. Almost every shot with performance music has something wrong with it. See more »

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A Star is Born
22 January 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Despite the other reviews on this movie, I thought this picture was great. This picture opened in the summer of 1965 starring William Wellman as Rick, James Stacey as Mickey, Quinn O'Hara as Cindy and the debut of Raquel Welch as Jeri. Rick, Mickey and Cindy are on there way to Lake Arrowhead for summer jobs when it comes across the radio that the Pavilion will be closed and that they no longer have work. The kids decide to ask Mr. Johnson if they could run the Pavilion themselves with Mr. Johnson getting half the profits. Therefore, the gang gets things started when Turk decides that he wants Cindy and decides to provide the pavilion with plenty of trouble. Now as far as the debut of Raquel Welch it was a slam-dunk. Her body was enough to make you see through the entire movie. Her Stage scene was out of this world. Based on Raquel Welch alone I have no problem giving the movie 10 weasel stars. If you like watching Raquel Welch you love this movie because this was Raquel Welch first ever movie and all you can from there is a Star was born.


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