By Tom Lisanti

Elvis Presley musicals, seashore romps, biker flicks, and alienated formative years videos have been the most renowned kinds of drive-in motion pictures in the course of the sixties. The actresses interviewed for this booklet (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 significant femmes may be came across both twisting at the shorelines 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 drastically to that interval of filmmaking aimed toward the teenage viewers who frequented the drive-ins of the US. They hung out, screamed, and danced their manner into B-movie heritage in such assorted motion pictures as Eve, Teenage Millionaire, the ladies at the seashore, Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini desktop, 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 courses documenting the heritage of movie. myth Femmes addresses their movie and tv careers, targeting their view of the above genres, their candid reviews and anecdotes approximately their movies, the folks they labored with, and their emotions mostly relating to their lives and the alternatives they made. The ebook is definitely illuminated and incorporates a whole record of movie and tv credit.

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