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Ski Party (1965)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Musical | 30 June 1965 (USA)
On a college ski weekend, Todd and Craig pretend to be Jane and Nora, a pair of English girls. Their reasons? To meet girls, and to learn to ski. Along the way, Lesley Gore shows up on the ... See full summary »

Director:

Alan Rafkin

Writer:

Robert Kaufman
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Frankie Avalon ... Todd Armstrong
Dwayne Hickman ... Craig Gamble
Deborah Walley ... Linda Hughes
Yvonne Craig ... Barbara Norris
Robert Q. Lewis ... Mr. Pevney
Bobbie Shaw Chance ... Nita Elksberg (as Bobbi Shaw)
Aron Kincaid ... Freddie Carter
The Hondells ... Themselves
Steven Rogers Steven Rogers ... Gene (as Steve Rogers)
Patti Chandler ... Janet
Michael Nader ... Bobby (as Mike Nader)
Salli Sachse ... Indian
John Boyer John Boyer ... John
Mikki Jamison ... Mikki
Mickey Dora ... Mickey
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Storyline

On a college ski weekend, Todd and Craig pretend to be Jane and Nora, a pair of English girls. Their reasons? To meet girls, and to learn to ski. Along the way, Lesley Gore shows up on the bus to sing "Sunshine, Lollipops, and Rainbows", and James Brown and the Famous Flames appear at the lodge to sing "I Feel Good". Written by GlennR

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When the SKI NICKS meet the SKI CHICKS it's called SNOW-A-GO-GO See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Musical

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 June 1965 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Buli a hóban See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Alta Vista Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Pathécolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Frequently referred to as an entry in the "Beach Party" movie series, but it actually isn't--lead actor Frankie Avalon, producing studio American-International Pictures and a rather generic plot targeting the same young audience are all that this film has in common with the others. Avalon's character has a completely different name ("Todd Armstrong" instead of "Frankie" with no last name--not even in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965), which had the character serving in the military), working against the connection. Annette Funicello does have an uncredited cameo, but clearly not in her regular role of "Dolores" / "Dee Dee". See more »

Goofs

About 30 minutes into the movie, when they are on the ski lift, the shadow of the cameraman is visible on the ground below them. See more »

Connections

References Some Like It Hot (1959) See more »

Soundtracks

Ski Party
Written by Gary Usher and Roger Christian
Performed by Frankie Avalon over the opening credits
Reprised by The Hondells
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Fun for teenagers of the era
25 April 2003 | by TimRogerSee all my reviews

Teenagers loved this "epic" baby boomer classic. Best part: Lesley Gore singing her huge 1965 hit "Sunshine, Lollipops, and Rainbows" on the bus! Gore had many better hits, but this one fit this movie perfectly. Some funny and interesting scenes.


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