Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello classic: Beach Party

Published On: Jun 19 2012 03:33:31 PM EDT   Updated On: Jun 19 2012 03:34:37 PM EDT

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.