Comments on:

Would Annette recognize today's Calif beach scene?

Back to the article » |
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When she traded in her Mousketeer ears for a surfboard and a modest one-piece bathing suit, Annette Funicello helped create a world as fanciful as Walt Disney's Magic Kingdom. It was the land of perfect waves and sparkling sand, in a place where there was a beach party every night and summer never ended — at least not until the Frankie and Annette "Beach Party" movie...