The Fat Spy

1963 saw the release of AIP’s first Frankie and Annette beach party film, simply called Beach Party. All together, the studio released eleven more films that were either sequels or spinoffs of the popular series. Of course, other studios tried to copy the success and today we reach the bottom of the barrel when it…

Three Sailors and a Girl

I’ve often wondered how many movie musicals there are that are about a group of people putting on a musical.  It’s the whole “Hey kids, let’s put on a show” thing.  I guess deep down inside, everybody wants to produce a Broadway musical…including a submarine full of sailors in 1953’s “Three Sailors and a Girl.”…