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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.

Director:

Don Weis

Writers:

Louis M. Heyward (screenplay), Elwood Ullman (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tommy Kirk ... Chuck Phillips
Deborah Walley ... Lili Morton
Aron Kincaid ... Bobby
Quinn O'Hara ... Sinistra
Jesse White ... J. Sinister Hulk
Harvey Lembeck ... Eric Von Zipper
Nancy Sinatra ... Vicki
Claudia Martin ... Lulu
Francis X. Bushman ... Malcolm
Benny Rubin ... Chicken Feather
Bobbie Shaw Chance ... Princess Yolanda (as Bobbi Shaw)
George Barrows ... Monstro the Gorilla
Basil Rathbone ... Reginald Ripper
Patsy Kelly ... Myrtle Forbush
Boris Karloff ... 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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Trivia

This is the only "Beach Party" film that doesn't take place on a beach. See more »

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The circular saw wouldn't cut if it wobbled as much as the prop in this movie. 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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Soundtracks

Don't Try to Fight It Baby
Words and Music by Guy Hemric and Jerry Styner
Performed by Quinn O'Hara (uncredited)
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Nancy and my youth !!!
24 October 2006 | by fguerrasSee all my reviews

I have a special affection for this little trifle. I saw it at our post theater twice when I was stationed at Fort Hood, Texas. It was a time when we were killing time, just waiting to be discharged, and this film conjures up a time of innocence when I was dying to re-start my civilian life. But most of all, I was (and still am) a tremendous fan of Miss Nancy Sinatra, especially all through my Army days, and it was thrilling fun to go see her movies at the post theater. She also did "The Wild Angels" and "The Last of the Secret Agents." All the other commentators are right. No classic, but mindless, harmless fun ! Oh, Nancy ! We were so young, and it was a different world !


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 April 1966 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Beach Party in a Haunted House See more »

Filming Locations:

Pasadena, California, USA

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Budget:

$200,000 (estimated)
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Mono

Color:

Color (Pathécolor)

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2.35 : 1
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