Drive-In Dream Girls: A Galaxy of B-Movie Starlets of the by Tom Lisanti

By Tom Lisanti

Throughout the Sixties, a bushel of B-movies have been produced and geared toward the predominantly teenage drive-in motion picture viewers. in the beginning kids could not get sufficient of the bikini-clad beauties dancing at the seashore or being wooed via Elvis Presley, yet via 1966 younger audiences grew to become extra attracted to the mini-skirted, go-go boot donning, independent-minded gals of secret agent spoofs, scorching rod video clips and biker flicks. Profiled herein are fifty horny, younger actresses that teenage women envied and teen boys wanted together with Quinn O'Hara, Melody Patterson, Hilarie Thompson, Donna Loren, Pat Priest, Meredith MacRae, Arlene Martel, Cynthia Pepper, and Beverly Washburn. a few like Sue Ane Langdon, Juliet Prowse, Marlyn Mason, and Carole Wells, seemed in significant studio productions whereas others, corresponding to Regina Carrol, Susan Hart, Angelique Pettyjohn and Suzie Kaye have been relegated to drive-in video clips purely. each one biography includes a entire filmography. a few additionally comprise the actresses' candid reviews and anecdotes approximately their movies, the folks they labored with, and their emotions approximately performing. a listing of sites that offer additional details can be incorporated.

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