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A millionaire sets out to prove his theory that his pet chimpanzee is as intelligent as the teenagers who hang out on the local beach, where he is intending to build a retirement home.

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Frankie / Potato Bug
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Dee Dee
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Vivien Clements
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Big Drag
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Eric Von Zipper
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Johnny
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Deadhead
Candy Johnson ...
Candy
Danielle Aubry ...
Lady Bug
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Animal
Delores Wells ...
Sniffles (as Dolores Wells)
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Cop #1
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Cop #2
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Donna
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Himself (as Little Stevie Wonder)
The Pyramids ...
Themselves - Club Band
The Exciters Band ...
Themselves - Club Band
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Clyde the Chimp
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South Dakota Slim
Val Warren ...
The Teenage Werewolf Monster
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Harvey Huntington Honeywagon
Mary Kovacs ...
Old Lady #1
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Old Lady #2
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Secretary (as Sheila Stephenson)
Ronnie Dayton ...
Potato Bug
Alberta Nelson ...
Rat Pack
Linda Rogers ...
Rat Pack
John Macchia ...
Rat Pack
Bob Harvey ...
Rat Pack
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Rat Pack
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Rat Pack
Allen Fife ...
Rat Pack
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Surfer
Gary Usher ...
Surfer
Roger Christian ...
Surfer
Frank Alesia ...
Surfer
Johnny Fain ...
Surfer
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Surfer
Duane King ...
Surfer
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Surfer (as Mike Nader)
Ned Wynn ...
Surfer
Ed Garner ...
Surfer
Bud Kemp ...
Surfer
Jay Mullin ...
Surfer
Luree Holmes ...
Beach Girl
Darlene Lucht ...
Beach Girl
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Beach Girl
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Beach Girl
Linda Benson ...
Beach Girl
Nancy Long ...
Beach Girl
Linda Bent ...
Beach Girl
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Beach Girl
Julie O'Conner ...
Beach Girl
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The Art Dealer
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Lady Bug (uncredited) (voice)

Directed by

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William Asher

Written by

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William Asher ... (screenplay) &
Leo Townsend ... (screenplay) &
Robert Dillon ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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Samuel Z. Arkoff ... producer
Anthony Carras ... co-producer
James H. Nicholson ... producer

Music by

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Les Baxter

Cinematography by

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Floyd Crosby

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Fred R. Feitshans Jr. ... (as Fred Feitshans)
Eve Newman

Art Direction by

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Daniel Haller

Set Decoration by

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Harry Reif

Costume Design by

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Marjorie Corso

Makeup Department

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Ted Coodley ... makeup artist
Eve Newing ... hairdresser

Production Management

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Joe Wonder ... production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Anthony Carras ... second unit director
Clark L. Paylow ... assistant director (as Clark Paylow)

Art Department

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Karl Brainard ... properties
Ross Hahn ... construction coordinator

Sound Department

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Kay Rose ... sound editor (as Kathleen Rose)
Don Rush ... sound
James Nelson ... supervising sound editor (uncredited)

Special Effects by

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Roger George ... special effects
Joe Zomar ... special effects (as Joe Zonar)

Stunts

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Linda Benson ... stunt double (uncredited)
Ronnie Dayton ... stunts (uncredited)
Mickey Dora ... stunts (uncredited)
Johnny Fain ... stunts (uncredited)
Tommy Ivo ... stunt driver (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Jerry Furlow ... designer: men's sportswear

Music Department

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Milton Lustig ... music editor
Al Simms ... music coordinator

Transportation Department

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Frank Khoury ... driver (uncredited)

Other crew

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Jack W. Cash ... production assistant (as Jack Cash)
Von Deming ... technicial advisor: West Coast Go-Kart Champion
Tommy Ivo ... technical advisor
Tom Mahoney ... choreographer
Phil Sauers ... surfing coordinator (uncredited)

Thanks

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Stan Adams ... thanks: publicity director, The Pomona Brags
Keith Black ... thanks: designer, Frieda
Chuck Griffiths ... thanks: business manager, The Pomona Brags
Dean Jeffries ... thanks: designer, Manta Ray
Boris Karloff ... special thanks: actor, The Art Dealer
Don Prudhomme ... thanks: designer, Frieda
Ron Root ... thanks: secretary board of directors, The Pomona Brags (as Lieutenant Ron Root)
Larry Stelling ... thanks: designer, Britannica
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Plot Summary

Millionaire Harvey Huntington Honeywagon III tries to prove to his colleague Vivian Clements that his chimp, Clyde, is more intelligent than American teenagers. Meanwhile Dee Dee is torn between Frankie and British recording star, the Potato Bug. Eric Von Zipper shows up to aid Harvey's anti-teen campaign. Big Drag shows up with others in a gag bit part. Written by alfiehitchie

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Taglines It's where every torso is more so, and bare-as-you-dare is the rule! See more »
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Also Known As
  • La fiesta de los bikinis (Mexico)
  • Пляж бикини (Soviet Union, Russian title)
  • A Praia dos Biquínis (Brazil)
  • Bikini-part (Hungary)
  • Bikinis ao Sol (Portugal)
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Runtime
  • 99 min
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Budget $600,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia The 4 engine dragster was owned by Tommy Ivo. The car was named the Showboat. It was powered by four 454 c.d.i. Hilborn injected Nailhead Buick engines. The dragster weighed 3555 lbs. The four engines combined to make about 1700 horsepower. Revell made a 1/25 model of the car. See more »
Goofs In the opening sequence before the credits, they used the same girl to share her licorice with her boyfriend as they did to be the girl in the bikini walking down the beach. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in A Century of Cinema (1994). See more »
Soundtracks Bikini Beach See more »
Crazy Credits The final credit, "An American International Release", is written on a bikini bottom. See more »
Quotes Harvey Huntington Honeywagon III: Imagine... boys and girls sleeping on the beach side-by-side, unchaperoned. Now what kind of society is it that would allow such a thing?
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