Muscle Beach Party1964
Released in the USA on March 25 of 1964, "Muscle Beach Party" is a Comedy/Musical film directed by William Asher . Frankie Avalon is starring, alongside Annette Funicello, Luciana Paluzzi, John Ashley, Don Rickles and Peter Turgeon.
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Who is the director of "Muscle Beach Party":
Muscle Beach Party was directed by William Asher, an American director, writer, and producer.
Before directing Muscle Beach Party, William Asher had directed Johnny Cool, released in 1963, Beach Party (1963), The 27th Day (1957), The Shadow on the Window (1957), Mobs, Inc. (1956), and Leather Gloves (1948). Since, he directed Bikini Beach, released in 1964, Beach Blanket Bingo (1965), Fireball 500 (1966), Night Warning (1983), Movers & Shakers (1985).
What was the release date of "Muscle Beach Party":
Muscle Beach Party was first released on Wednesday, March 25, 1964, in the United States. Other films released on Wednesday, March 25, 1964 are The Starfighters (dir. Will Zens) and Flight from Ashiya (dir. Michael Anderson). This was fifty-five (55) years ago.
What is the cast of "Muscle Beach Party":
At the casting of Muscle Beach Party we find Frankie Avalon, previously seen in Beach Party (1963) and Drums of Africa (1963); Annette Funicello (The Misadventures of Merlin Jones (1964), Beach Party (1963)); Luciana Paluzzi (The Reluctant Saint (1962), Return to Peyton Place (1961)) [ more... ]
- Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, John Ashley, Jody McCrea, Dick Dale, Candy Johnson, Valora Noland, Delores Wells and Morey Amsterdam also appeared in Beach Party, released in 1963.
- Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, John Ashley, Don Rickles, Jody McCrea, Candy Johnson, Delores Wells and Donna Loren also appeared together in Bikini Beach, released in 1964.
- Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Don Rickles, Jody McCrea, Candy Johnson and Donna Loren also appeared in Pajama Party, released in 1964.
- Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, John Ashley, Don Rickles, Jody McCrea and Donna Loren also worked together in Beach Blanket Bingo, released in 1965.
- Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello and Dick Dale can be seen in Back to the Beach, released in 1987.
What is the Storyline of "Muscle Beach Party":
Frankie, Dee Dee, and the beach party gang hit Malibu Beach for another summer of surfing and no jobs only to find their secret surfing spot threatened by a gang of bodybuilders, led by the dim-witted coach Jack Fanny (Don Rickles). All the while, a bored Italian Countess (Luciana Paluzzi) is trying to steal Frankie from Dee Dee and, much to everyone's surprise, he seems more than happy to go along with it. She's going to turn him into a teen idol, not unlike Frankie Avalon's real-life persona. [...]
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