SURF’S UP

In my book Hollywood Surf & Beach Movies the only surf movie documentary I profiled was The Endless Summer (1966), which became a huge hit with mainstream audiences.  Of course, it launched a host of imitators trying to replicate its success but most never found an audience beyond the core surfing crowd.  One of them is Follow Me (1969) just released on DVD. Three surfers travel the globe to find the perfect wave backed by the songs of Dino, Billy & Desi!. Below is a link to Cinema retro’s review and a clip of the movie’s trailer:

http://www.cinemaretro.com/index.php?/archives/4734-DVD-REVIEW-FOLLOW-ME-SURFS-ON-TO-DVD.html#extended

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1_v25oBpYk

 

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