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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Chuck Phillips
... Lili Morton
... Bobby
... Sinistra
... J. Sinister Hulk
... Eric Von Zipper
... Vicki
... Lulu
... Malcolm
... Chicken Feather
... Princess Yolanda (as Bobbi Shaw)
... Monstro the Gorilla
... Reginald Ripper
... Myrtle Forbush
... The Corpse
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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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2.35 : 1
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This was the final "Beach Party" film. See more »

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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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Referenced in Full House: Joey Goes Hollywood (1991) See more »

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Geronimo
Words and Music by Guy Hemric and Jerry Styner
Performed by Nancy Sinatra (uncredited)
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Goblins! Ghouls! Girls!...Geronimo!
7 May 2008 | by See all my reviews

Representing the (somewhat fatigued) tail-end of the "Beach Party" saga, minus Frankie and Annette, this haunted house comedy has some style in the live-action cartoon vein, but is hurt overall by an unenthusiastic cast and too much chatter. Sleepy Tommy Kirk and distracted Deborah Walley are involved in the reading of a will in a spooky mansion; Susan Hart is a sexy apparition (wearing a dopey-looking blonde wig for F/X purposes); Boris Karloff saunters through, tossing off droll comic lines in a debonair manner; Harvey Lembeck returns as Eric Von Zipper (although he doesn't look happy about it); and Nancy Sinatra is one of the teens there for a slumber party (she sings "Geronimo" poolside in the film's best sequence). Not terribly witty or lively; most of the kids on display are artificially frantic and 'nutty', waving their arms about. The movie desperately needs more music and more special effects. It relies too much on the talk-heavy plot, which is its weakest link. ** from ****


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