The Vintagent Classics: Seaside Blanket Bingo


Run Time: 1:38:00
Producer: Alta Vista Productions
Director: William Asher
Author: William Asher, Leo Townsend
Key Forged: Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Deborah Walley


“It’s the wettest, wildest recreation on the town!”

Seaside Blanket Bingo is a 1965 American seashore social gathering movie directed by William Asher. It’s the fifth movie within the Seaside Celebration movie collection. The movie stars Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Linda Evans, Deborah Walley, Paul Lynde, and Don Rickles. Earl Wilson and Buster Keaton seem. Evans’s singing voice was dubbed by Jackie Ward.

The story entails a lacking pop star, a mermaid, and Eric Von Zipper’s gang. Timothy Carey is wild as zonked-out hipster South Dakota Slim, a pool taking part in, biker sadist, and kidnapping faucet dancer who’s a swell man.

The Hondels rock on “The Cycle Set.” Tons of different songs are carried out by Frankie, Annette, Donna Loren and Linda Evans. Frankie Avalon, Linda Evans, Annette Funicello, Deborah Walley, Harvey Lembeck, John Ashley, Jody McCrea, Donna Loren, Marta Kristen, Timothy Carey, Don Rickles, Paul Lynde, Bobbi Shaw, Buster Keaton, Brian Wilson, The Hondels.


A singer, Sugar Kane (Linda Evans), is unwittingly getting used for publicity stunts for her newest album by her agent (Paul Lynde), for instance, faking a skydiving stunt, truly carried out by Bonnie (Deborah Walley).

In the meantime, Frankie (Frankie Avalon), duped into pondering he rescued Sugar Kane, takes up skydiving at Bonnie’s prompting; she secretly desires to make her boyfriend Steve (John Ashley) jealous. This prompts Dee Dee (Annette Funicello) to additionally attempt free-falling. Eric Von Zipper (Harvey Lembeck) and his Rat Pack bikers additionally present up, with Von Zipper falling head over heels in love with Sugar Kane. In the meantime, Bonehead (Jody McCrea) falls in love with a mermaid named Lorelei (Marta Kristen).

Ultimately, Von Zipper “places the snatch” on Sugar Kane, and in a Perils of Pauline-like twist, the evil South Dakota Slim (Timothy Carey) kidnaps Sugar and ties her to a buzz-saw.


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