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Beach Blanket Bingo (1965)

In the fourth of the highly successful Frankie and Annette beach party movies, a motorcycle gang led by Eric Von Zipper kidnaps singing star Sugar Kane managed by Bullets, who hires ... See full summary »

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William Asher
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Frankie Avalon ... Frankie
Annette Funicello ... Dee Dee
Deborah Walley ... Bonnie Graham
Harvey Lembeck ... Eric Von Zipper
John Ashley ... Steve Gordon
Jody McCrea ... Bonehead
Donna Loren ... Donna
Marta Kristen ... Lorelei
Linda Evans ... Sugar Kane
Timothy Carey ... South Dakota Slim
Don Rickles ... Big Drop
Paul Lynde ... Bullets
Donna Michelle Donna Michelle ... Animal
Michael Nader ... Butch (as Mike Nader)
Patti Chandler ... Patti
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Storyline

In the fourth of the highly successful Frankie and Annette beach party movies, a motorcycle gang led by Eric Von Zipper kidnaps singing star Sugar Kane managed by Bullets, who hires sky-diving surfers Steve and Bonnie from Big Drop for a publicity stunt. With the usual gang of kids and a mermaid named Lorelei. Written by alfiehitchie

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The beach party gang goes sky diving! See more »


Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »
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Details

Official Sites:

MGM Studios [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 April 1965 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ai que garotas! See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Alta Vista Productions See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Pathécolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

When Eric Von Zipper puts the snatch on Sugar Kane the movie on the television is Invasion of the Saucer Men (1957), also produced by Samuel Z. Arkoff and James H. Nicholson and American International Pictures. See more »

Goofs

When Frankie takes his first jump from the airplane he is wearing a red helmet. The first shot of him leaving the airplane shows a jumper with a white helmet then back to a red helmet. See more »

Quotes

Eric Von Zipper: My idol used to be Marlo Brandon. Why, he-e-e-e did a movie picture about sic-les. He made them sic-le guys to be bad guys; so, he ain't my idol no more.
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Alternate Versions

One musical monologue number of Annette Funicello singing "I'll Never Change Him" was cut from the original theatrical print but appears in some prints that air on cable TV. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Beverly Hills, 90210: Beach Blanket Brandon (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

I'll Never Change Him
(uncredited)
Written by Gary Usher and Roger Christian
Performed by Annette Funicello
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The Best of the Beach Parties!
31 December 2002 | by b_movie_loverSee all my reviews

For those of you who haven't seen any of these 60's beach party movies yet...this is the one to see! It's got Frankie and Annette, the sun and surf, and the best music ever! This film is the icon for all the other beach movies from the same genre!


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