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A Swingin' Summer (1965)

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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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Spread Out the Beach Towels...Grab Your Gals...it's gonna be A SWINGIN' SUMMER! 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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The mob of dancing teens marching down to the boat dock just prior to the big boat chase are seen carrying a number of Tiki torches, almost as if they are marching on Doctor Frankenstein's castle. However, the scenes surrounding the boat chase were all filmed in full daylight. See more »

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I'm Ready to Groove
Sung by Raquel Welch
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Tweaked Out Twisters
17 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is so bad....it's great!!! A cult classic that's under-appreciated. Raquel Welch in her film debut...the ultra geeky Gary Lewis and the Playboys...a Big Bopper type dude who sings and twists and looks exactly like Bill Clinton...horrible dancing... this movie has it all! Michael Blodgett's character does one of the most embarrassing dances ever - where he slaps his legs while going, "Uhhh!". The big slow-motion fight scene where the two 30 year old teenagers roll on the murky waters of lake Arrowhead looks like something Ed Wood would have rejected. James Stacy put out a good performance and he stands out in a movie full of stiffs. This one is a laugh riot, although unintentional. It's not often that a bad movie can be so entertaining. It's so bad, it makes "Beach Blanket Bingo" seem like "Citizen Cain". Gary Lewis makes William Hung seem like Tony Bennet. If Simon Cowell ever sat through this, he probably wouldn't recover.


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