Beach Blanket Bingo/Fun Facts

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  • Dell Comics put out a 12 cent comic book version of Beach Blanket Bingo in conjunction with the movie's release.
  • This was the final full appearance in a "Beach Party" movie for Frankie Avalon. He only appears in six minutes of the follow-up, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965).
  • 'Nancy Sinatra' was the original choice to play Sugar Kane. However, she backed out just before production was supposed to begin because a few months earlier her brother Frank Sinatra Jr. was kidnapped and when she found out that part of the plot involved a kidnapping she decided to back out. Interestingly, it would have been her motion picture debut.
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