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Don't Make Waves (1967)

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New York tourist Tony Curtis falls asleep on a Southern California beach on his first night in the West and wakes up to The New Phantasmagoria--catamarans, surfers (including a dog), ... See full summary »

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Carlo Cofield
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Laura Califatti
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Rod Prescott
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Diane Prescott
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Malibu
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Harry Hollard
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Sam Lingonberry
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Electrician
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Millie Gunder
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Monster
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Fred Barker
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Henderson
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Ethyl
Mary Grace Canfield ...
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New York tourist Tony Curtis falls asleep on a Southern California beach on his first night in the West and wakes up to The New Phantasmagoria--catamarans, surfers (including a dog), bodybuilders, acrobats, motorcycle chicken races, a nut fishing in the shallows . . . and Sharon Tate as a skydiver named Malibu who gives Curtis the rapture of artificial respiration when he is conked on the head by a flying surfboard. This is the '60s American Dream: youth and beauty and money and sex in Southern California. Go west, all men. Written by alfiehitchie

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Filmed in the way-way-way out West. In the land of glutes and pegs where the boys and girls are really surfing it up! See more »

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15 September 1967 (Finland)  »

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No hagan olas  »

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Trivia

Roman Polanski wrote that his wife Sharon Tate's salary on this film was $750 per week. See more »

Goofs

Early in the film when Claudia Cardinale invites Tony over to her apt, he is seen sitting in a chair on her porch clearly holding an unlit cigar. The camera cuts away to Claudia inside the apt who then comes out onto the porch -there is no cigar in Tony's hand. Claudia is holding a cigar box which she offers to Tony - he then picks out a cigar. See more »

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Carlo Cofield: You know what I want? A box of twenty-five Monte Cristo panatellas. I want a king-size vibrator bed. I want a 35mm. Hasselblad, a Rolls-Royce convertible. I want driving gloves made from the underside of antelope ears. A bold men's cologne for the man who does something to women. A cashmere double-breasted jacket that's going to get me there first.
Laura Califatti: Get where?
Carlo Cofield: Doesn't matter. I want to be where the action is. I want to live a life of understated elegance.
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Referenced in All Eyes on Sharon Tate (1967) See more »

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Don't Make Waves
Written by Roger McGuinn & Chris Hillman
Performed by The Byrds
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Horrendous addition to the "beach movie" genre
15 January 2005 | by (North Carolina) – See all my reviews

Tony Curtis, Edgar Bergen, Sharon Tate????? While the first thirty minutes of this film are perhaps promising, the plot quickly becomes insanely silly.

Perhaps the pedestrian direction of this film is predetermined by the fact that Filmways was the production company. One would expect no less from the makers of numerous mindless sitcoms of the 60s.

Slow motion scenes of Sharon Tate bouncing about, and numerous shots of various California beefcake bodybuilders strutting their stuff, are interspersed with ridiculous, unrelated scenes of supposed comedy.

The "introducing Sharon Tate" credit is dubious, considering she "debued" in FOUR films the same year, including "Valley of the Dolls." An experience to be missed.


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