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The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini (1966)

Unrated | | Comedy, Horror, Musical | 6 April 1966 (USA)
A corpse has 24 hours to mastermind a good deed without leaving his crypt, to go "up there" and have his youth restored.

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Hiram Stokley is a recently deceased corpse who learns that he has 24 hours to mastermind and perform one good deed in order to get into Heaven, so he enlists the help of his long deceased girlfriend Cecily, a ghost, to stop his greedy lawyer, Reginald Ripper and his henchman J. Sinister Hulk from claiming his estate for themselves and protecting his eligible heirs, Chuck, Lili, Hiram's cousin Myrtle, and her son who brings his beach party friends up at the mansion for a pool party while Reginald Ripper also employs his daughter Sinistra, and J. Sinister Hulk's slow-witted associates Chicken Feather and Yolanda to help them terrorize the teens, while dopey biker Eric Von Zipper and his Malibu Rat Pack bikers also get involved in pursuing Yolanda for a share of the estate. Written by matt-282

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When a pretty ghoul trades in her bed sheet for a bikini! See more »

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Comedy | Horror | Musical

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6 April 1966 (USA)  »

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Beach Party in a Haunted House  »

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$200,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Originally announced in the end credits of Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine (1965) under the title "The Girl in the Glass Bikini," this effort was initially rejected by AIP, which added new footage featuring Boris Karloff and Susan Hart in a separate subplot involving Hiram Stokely, billed as 'The Corpse.' This is also apparent in Hart's bikini-clad ghost being superimposed into scenes featuring the original actors. The final release took place in April 1966, bringing the studio's popular Beach Party series to a close after just under three years. See more »

Goofs

The sawdust on Lili Morton keeps disappearing as she is tied to the sawmill in the Chamber of Horrors. See more »

Quotes

Chuck Phillips: There, the door is locked and the window is secure. We're safer then the First National Bank. There's nothing more we can do tonight, so we might as well get some shut-eye.
Bobby: Shut-eye? Are you kidding me? In this place? Twice that homicidal filly, Sinistra, tried to knock me off, and that blob... he was no fraternity brother either!
Chuck Phillips: The only blob here is in your brain!
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References Attack of the Eye Creatures (1965) See more »

Soundtracks

Stand Up and Fight
Words and Music by Guy Hemric and Jerry Styner
Performed by Piccola Pupa (uncredited)
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Fun in A Scooby Doo Sort of Way
16 March 2003 | by (Newfoundland, Canada) – See all my reviews

Obviously one shouldn't take this film very seriously at all if one plans on enjoying it in the slightest. If you can loosen up quite a bit, this film does have some fun silly bits. Plus can any film with both Boris Karloff and Basil Rathbone possibly be all bad? I don't feel so...both fine actors try hard to keep their dignity in this Scooby Doo-like (without Scooby Doo) Beach Party entry.


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