When 10,000 Kids meet on 5,000 Beach Blankets! (October, 1963)








In Memoriam:

William Asher

Other Points of Interest:

A tribute to Asher’s Beach Party series at the Brewery.

More of Asher’s cinematic contributions here at the Morgue.

Beach Party (1963) Alta Vista Productions :: American International Pictures / EP: James H. Nicholson, Samuel Z. Arkoff / P: Lou Rusoff / AP: Robert Dillon / D: William Asher / W: Lou Rusoff / C: Kay Norton / E: Homer Powell / M: Les Baxter / S: Robert Cummings, Dorothy Malone, Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Morey Amsterdam, Harvey Lembeck, Eva Six, John Ashley, Jody McCrea, Dick Dale and the Del Tones

2 Responses to “When 10,000 Kids meet on 5,000 Beach Blankets! (October, 1963)”

  1. Oh no, I hadn’t heard about William Asher! This is probably a bad time to say I thought he had passed away about 3 years ago, isn’t it? Wonder who I have him confused with.

    I’m a sucker for those tiny line drawings of frolickers on the ads. They’re deceptively simple and completely charming.

  2. He’d been suffering from Alzheimer’s for awhile now. His passing was kinda over-shadowed by the sad glut of losses we’ve had over the past couple of weeks — Griffith, Borgnine, Holme and Zanuck.

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