Beach Blanket Bingo

Beach Blanket Bingo

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Beach Blanket Bingo
July-August 1965
Dell Movie Classic

This is an interesting piece. Artistically, the art has varying success in representing the cast. I also think that unless you've seen the movie, it difficult to follow the story, which is to be expected when you're taking a musical comedy to a different genre -- Chase scenes, pop songs and dance sequence do not translate well to comic books.
What is intriguing is that the artist obviously had access to a script and the film; there are scenes in the comic book that aren't in the movie. Perhaps a script prior to final version?
The most notable difference is the scene where Marta's character joins the beach gang at the local dance spot. In the comic book version, Frankie and Dee Dee pick up Lorelei and Bonehead. As the car drives through the night, of course Frankie and Dee have a song. When they finish, Lorelei sings a song about the sea.