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?).



 

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Video Essay: The Beach Party Genre

Video Essay: The Beach Party Genre

Video Essay: The Beach Party Genre

Video Essay: The Beach Party Genre

Video Essay: The Beach Party Genre

Video Essay: The Beach Party Genre

Video Essay: The Beach Party Genre

Video Essay: The Beach Party Genre

Video Essay: The Beach Party Genre

Video Essay: The Beach Party Genre

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