Surfing the Other: Ideology on the Beach

@article{Rutsky1999SurfingTO,
  title={Surfing the Other: Ideology on the Beach},
  author={R. Rutsky},
  journal={Film Quarterly},
  year={1999},
  volume={52},
  pages={12-23}
}
many motion picture companies were struggling, these surfing or beach pictures were extremely popular with the increasingly youthful audiences for movies.1 Films such as Columbia Pictures' Gidget series and American International Pictures' Beach Party films were designed to appeal to this youthful market, and they apparently did. Beach Party (1963) was a major hit, breaking box-office records in a number of locales; Bikini Beach (1964) was AIP's biggest-grossing film ever.2 Annette Funicello… Expand
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