Start protecting yourself on the web at or use code royaloceanfilm and save 77%! Before John Hughes, before Dazed and Confused, and before Twilight, there were the Beach Party films – one of the first times Hollywood produced films that were specifically designed for and marketed to teenagers. Let’s dive in to what is undeniably one of the oddest subgenres in films history (but maybe one that was also pretty fun?). You can support this channel at Patreon- Sources/Further Reading- The History of the Beach Party Genre – The History of American International Pictures – Hollywood Beach Bonanza by Peter Bart – Samuel Arkoff- The Last Hollywood Mogul – Notes on Camp by Susan Sontag – You can follow me through: Twitter- YouTube- Music by: Jeff Kaale – French79 –