To meet girls, and to learn to ski. The beach gang trades sand for snow and heads up into the mountains for a ski party. When they return to Earth after their orbit, it is discovered that the chimp has the brains of the astronaut, and the astronaut has the brains of the chimp. Ski Party is punctuated with musical numbers by Lesley Gore, who sings Marvin Hamlisch's "Sunshine, Lollipops, and Rainbows" on the bus, and James Brown & The Famous Flames (Bobby Byrd, Lloyd Stallworth, and Bobby Bennett) who sing and shimmy through "I Got You (I Feel Good)" in the lodge, having been humorously cast as the "white bread" resort's all-black ski patrol. "Pretty mean thing to do," Craig says to the audience, reassuring us that they will tell Freddie everything tomorrow, "If he comes back...", In December 1964, AIP announced the film would follow Beach Blanket Bingo, then be followed by How to Stuff a Wild Bikini. Download the TV Guide app for iPhone, iPad and Android! He's there all the time, constantly harassing you to have sex with him. Eventually, the movie suffers a fit of self-correction and returns to the beach where it all winds up with Dwayne Hickman tricking a guy into drowning himself. At least Frankie went back to the beach in the 80s. Still, the number of tight close-ups on the rears of frugging girls in bikinis make it apparent what the film makers thought their audiences were interested in seeing. What I got: transphobia?????? He and Hickman (far from his heyday as television's hipster "Dobie Gillis") are a couple of college guys who can't figure out why their girls (Walley and Craig) are attracted to the stodgy Kincaid. Ski Party Stuck inside, Todd and Craig contemplate their next move as they escape through a window. James Brown drops by to croon and dance and Leslie Gore sings Sunshine and Lollypops on a bus. I found…, Andrew Liverod 11,872 films 428 17 Edit. Skirt-chasing SIC agent Craig Gamble and millionaire bachelor Todd Armstrong set out to foil mad scientist Dr. Goldfoot's plot to use his army of bikini-clad robots to seduce wealthy men into signing over their assets. Freddie follows on a moped piloted by fur-coated lodge manager Pevney. ", Hickman says he "hit it off immediately" with co star Avalon "and decided that we should play the characters like Hope and Crosby. Either way, this is a really awful movie on many levels and it has only a few things that keeps it from being a complete disaster. On a college ski weekend, Todd and Craig pretend to be Jane and Nora, a pair of English girls. Avalon and Dwayne Hickman (a mere slip at 31) present a weak double-act, breaking the fourth wall and breaking down the audience's resolve. The Los Angeles Times said the dialogue "seems awfully childish even for teenagers", but liked the musical acts. Comedy. Understandable. Todd Armstrong (Frankie Avalon) and Craig Gamble(Dwayne Hickman) are two college students who have no luck with women. SKI PARTY is, apparently, connected to the BEACH PARTY series but I personally find that to be somewhat of a stretch. SKI PARTY is, apparently, connected to the BEACH PARTY series but I personally find that to be somewhat of a stretch. Todd crawls through miles of deep snow, late at night, with his broken leg covered in a plaster cast, to Nita's house. Film data from TMDb. Frankie would be the Crosby-like character, smart, in-charge and slick, while I would play the Hope role and be the bumbler. Written by 0 of 0 people found this review helpful. Oh, and Leslie Gore and James Brown show up to sing for a minute, and Dick Miller drives a cab. Ski Party is considered as a beach party film spin-off, with a change of setting from the beach to the ski slopes – although the final scene places everyone back at the beach. Was this review helpful to you? More details at Although they know nothing about skiing, Todd and Craig follow Linda and Barbara on this bus trip, to try to learn "the secret of Freddie's technique".  James H. Nicholson and Sam Arkoff hired Gene Corman to produce after watching The Girls on the Beach. Frankie Avalon and Dwayne Hickman are three-letter men at college, but the girls won't give them a tumble, but not because they are old enough to be professors, but because of the exigencies of the plot. This ain't the best of AIP's beach bunch but it's a long way away from the worst. There were also some scenes shot at the beach. Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist. Its plot concerns a fictional ski school. IMDb FULL SYNOPSIS Ski Party is essentially a beach-party flick with snow and capri pants replacing the surf and bikinis. Directed by Alan Rafkin. 1965 Sexual innunedos, random pop musical numbers, finding action in leisurely activies like surfboarding and skiing. All the films from my exploitation lists, bundled into one mega-super-list-to-rule-them-all! Ski Party (1965) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. ", Harford, Margaret. Back at the lodge, Freddie, still obsessed with Craig's "female" character, Nora, tries to break down "Nora's" room door. And somehow we're still stuck with having these…. Tired of all the beach party movies out there? Craig encourages Freddie to hurry; maybe he can catch her "somewhere near Guam". It is the only genre which really took off with the birth of sound,…, Buttersgreer 2,339 films 1,099 67 Edit, I do not include shorts, documentaries, live musicals or musicals on stage in this list, as they are not considered…, I recently acquired copies of both Michael Weldon's Psychotronic Encyclopedia and Psychotronic Video Guide and this list is all films…, This is the complete list of films, listed chronologically, from Michael Weldon's essential and influential The Psychotronic Encyclopedia of Film,…. The Hondells sing two songs written by Gary Usher and Roger Christian – the title track, off-camera, then appearing in beach attire for the closing track, "The Gasser", on Sorrento Beach in Santa Monica. A follow-up film announced in the credits, Cruise Party, was never made.. Frankie, on naval-reserve duty in Tahiti, doesn't trust Dee Dee to stay faithful, so he hires Bwana, a witch doctor, to help.
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