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Beach Blanket Bingo

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Time Out says

More seafront fluff from the AIP stable, with Annette mad at Frankie for fancying starlet Evans (decades before her Dynasty fame) and mounting a rescue mission when she's kidnapped by a biker gang. Madhouse plot elements thrown into the mix include a passing mermaid, abrasive comic Don Rickles as the owner of a sky-diving club, and Buster Keaton as a leching old beachcomber, gamely taking falls as he chases after bikini-ed youth. Pretty dumb really, but at least it knows it, and for the record, they never actually play bingo, with beach blankets or anything else.
Written by TJ

Release Details

  • Duration:98 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:William Asher
  • Screenwriter:William Asher, Leo Townsend
  • Cast:
    • Frankie Avalon
    • Annette Funicello
    • Linda Evans
    • Harvey Lembeck
    • Don Rickles
    • Elsa Lanchester
    • Buster Keaton
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