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Drive-In Dream Girls A Galaxy of B-Movie Starlets of the Sixties

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

During the 1960s, a bushel of B-movies was produced and aimed at the predominantly teenage drive-in movie audience. At first teens couldn't get enough of the bikini-clad beauties dancing on the beach or being wooed by Elvis Presley, but by 1966 young audiences became more interested in the mini-skirted, go-go boot wearing, independent-minded gals of spy spoofs, hot rod movies and biker flicks.

Profiled herein are fifty sexy, young actresses that teenage girls envied and teenage boys desired, including Quinn O'Hara, Melody Patterson, Hilarie Thompson, Donna Loren, Pat Priest, Meredith MacRae, Arlene Martel, Cynthia Pepper, and Beverly Washburn. Some like Sue Ane Langdon, Juliet Prowse, Marlyn Mason, and Carole Wells, appeared in major studio productions while others, such as Regina Carrol, Susan Hart, Angelique Pettyjohn and Suzie Kaye were relegated to drive-in movies only.

Each biography contains a complete filmography. Some also include the actresses" candid comments and anecdotes about their films, the people they worked with, and their feelings about acting. A list of web sites that provide further information is also included.

Brand-new and uncirculated soft cover book. 360 pages. McFarland, 2015.

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