What better way of getting in the swing of summer than with a classic bech movie?

In 1963 release 'Beach Party,' professor Bob Cummings is an anthropologist who uses a telescope to study the mating habits of teenagers, namely Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello. But trouble brews when Eric Von Zipper plots to abduct Annette.

Watch 'Beach Party' 8-10 p.m. Wednesday on Channel 4, The Local Station.