Beach Blanket Bingo
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Part of American-International's "Beach Party" series, Beach Blanket Bingo was directed by William Asher. Frankie (Frankie Avalon) briefly deserts Dee Dee (Annette Funicello) in favor of pop star Sugar Kane (Linda Evans). Also around and about is a mermaid, appropriately named Lorelei (Marta Kristen). Scurrilous cycle gang leader Eric Von Zipper (Harvey Lembeck) finds time to sing a tune, while Paul Lynde sneers a lot, Don Rickles insults a lot, Buster Keaton mimes a lot, and columnist Earl Wilson lets everybody know who he is by exclaiming "That's Earl, brother."… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 80%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"How anyone can be in a bad mood after they watch this would be beyond me. A great cult classic!"
‑ Austin Kennedy, Film Geek Central
"Silly, but so campy fluff with Annette and Frankie."
‑ Steve Crum, Dispatch-Tribune Newspapers
"Easily the most consistently entertaining movie in the [beach party] series."
‑ Tim Brayton, Antagony & Ecstasy
"Bingo never slows down, never misses a beat, never stops being anything but great, great fun."
‑ David Cornelius, Popcornworld
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