By Tom Lisanti
Elvis Presley musicals, seashore romps, biker flicks, and alienated adolescence video clips have been one of the most well known varieties of drive-in motion pictures throughout the sixties. The actresses interviewed for this e-book (including Celeste Yarnall, Lana wooden, Linda Harrison, Pamela Tiffin, Deanna Lund, Diane McBain, Judy speed, and Chris Noel) all made their mark in those genres. those impressive femmes may be discovered both twisting at the seashores of Malibu, careening down the street on a chopper, being serenaded by way of Elvis, or taking up the institution as hip coeds. As cult figures, they contributed significantly to that interval of filmmaking aimed toward the teenage viewers who frequented the drive-ins of the United States. They hung out, screamed, and danced their method into B-movie heritage in such different motion pictures as Eve, Teenage Millionaire, the ladies at the seashore, Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini laptop, 3 within the Attic, Wild within the Streets, and Paradise, Hawaiian Style.
This ebook is a party of the actresses' careers. they've got for the main half been missed in different guides documenting the historical past of movie. myth Femmes addresses their movie and tv careers, targeting their view of the above genres, their candid reviews and anecdotes approximately their motion pictures, the folks they labored with, and their emotions generally relating to their lives and the alternatives they made. The publication is easily illuminated and features a entire record of movie and tv credit.
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Fantasy Femmes of Sixties Cinema: Interviews with 20 Actresses from Biker, Beach, and Elvis Movies by Tom Lisanti