Ride the Wild Surf

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Ride the Wild Surf (1964, USA) is a Beach film directed by Don Taylor


Main Details

  • Released on August 5, 1964
  • Color
  • Running time: 101 minutes
  • Distribution Co: Columbia Pictures
  • Directed by Don Taylor
  • Written and Produced by Art Napoleon, Jo Napoleon
  • Starring Fabian, Shelley Fabares, Peter Brown
  • Music by Stu Phillips
  • Cinematography by Joseph F. Biroc
  • Edited by Howard A. Smith, Eda Warren

Plot Summary

  • Three college buddies -- Jody (Fabian), Steamer (Tab Hunter) and Chase (Peter Brown) -- wax their boards and head to Oahu, Hawaii, for the annual surfing competition at Waimea Bay.


  • Who will be crowned King of the Surf?
  • RIDE THE WILD SURF IN HAWAII!...with the world's "wild water" champs...who ride and romance Waimea Bay...the Big Surf Daddy of them all!
  • Jody and Brie...the "Beach Bum" and "the girl most likely"!
  • Chase and Augie...The blue-blood and the hot-blooded tomboy!
  • "Steamer" and Lily...the fender-bender and the Hawaiian beauty!
  • Filmed in the Wild Waters of Hawaii's Waimea Bay!
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