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Beach Blanket Bingo (1965) was a Comedy - Musical Film directed by William Asher and produced by Anthony Carras, Samuel Z. Arkoff and James H. Nicholson.

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Musical Monday: Beach Blanket Bingo (1965)

on Jun 28, 2021 From Comet Over Hollywood

It?s no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals. In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 600. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. This week?s musical: Beach Blanket Bingo (1965) ?... Read full article


Pic of the Day: “Beach Blanket Bingo” revisited

By Marisa on Apr 14, 2015 From The Timothy Carey Experience

Today we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the release of William Asher‘s Beach Blanket Bingo (1965)! And how we do that around here is by revisiting that pool-cue-slinging ne’er-do-well, South Dakota Slim. Slim has just been overcome by a cloud of chalk dust thoughtlessly propelled into... Read full article


Video of the Week: “Beach Blanket Bingo”

By Marisa on Nov 12, 2014 From The Timothy Carey Experience

As temperatures plummet across the United States, and here in Portland we’re preparing for the possibility of our first snowstorm of the year, it seems only fitting that we start thinking about summer again. Here, then, is another one from the archives – South Dakota Slim’s big sce... Read full article


Pic of the Day: “Beach Blanket Bingo” revisited

By Marisa on Jun 26, 2014 From The Timothy Carey Experience

Today I needed to see a pic of Timothy punching someone out. So here he is as South Dakota Slim from Beach Blanket Bingo (1965). He is protecting Sugar Kane (Linda Evans) at all costs, which is weird because minutes earlier he was attempting to cut her in half with a buzzsaw. A whack on the head wil... Read full article


Pic of the Day: “Beach Blanket Bingo” revisited (4)

By Marisa on Dec 10, 2013 From The Timothy Carey Experience

In the midst of freezing temperatures across the nation (and it’s not even officially winter yet), let’s take a trip back to the beach and those carefree days of summer. Except that we’ll be stuck in a pool hall. Our pic today is from Beach Blanket Bingo (1965), the second film in ... Read full article


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Quotes from

South Dakota Slim: Leave it to ol' Slim. I got ideas... and they're all vile, baby.


Eric Von Zipper: Please, do not destroy my mood. Tonight, I even like you.
Bullets: [sarcasticly] Oh, perfect. I'll save the next dance for you.
Eric Von Zipper: I lead.


Bullets: Come along now and let's, uh, get out of these loose clothes and slip into something tight.


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Nancy Sinatra was the original choice to play Sugar Kane. However, she backed out just before production was supposed to begin because a few months earlier her brother Frank Sinatra Jr. was kidnapped and when she found out that part of the plot involved a kidnapping she decided to back out. Interestingly, it would have been her motion picture debut.
This was the final full appearance in a "Beach Party" movie for Frankie Avalon. He only appears in six minutes of the follow-up, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini.
Dell Comics put out a 12 cent comic book version of Beach Blanket Bingo in conjunction with the movie's release.
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