Beginning in 1963 American International Pictures released the first of a series of films aimed at the teen audience.
They signed Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello to star in the first movie and in all produced 7 films that have become classified as the Beach Movies.
They did not however start the Beach craze of movies. That can be more attributed to Gidget, the story of a teenage beach girl.
All of the movies in the series were produced quick with a small budget. But even today they are still watched and enjoyed.
This site is in it’s beginning stage and is planned to be about the Beach Party Movies of the 1960s starring Frankie and Annette as well as other teen movies of the era, including the Gidget series and the films of Elvis Presley.