Endless Summer: Hollywood Icons at the Beach (1965)

It’s a quick glimpse into a bygone era, a more inno­cent era, before TMZ, Perez Hilton and The Super­fi­cial made being a celebri­ty a more dif­fi­cult propo­si­tion. The date is August 1965. The place is Mal­ibu. And the peo­ple? Some of the biggest stars in Hol­ly­wood — Paul New­man, Natal­ie Wood, Robert Red­ford, Jane Fon­da, Julie Andrews, Christo­pher Plum­mer, and Rock Hud­son — enjoy­ing some sim­ple, inti­mate moments at the beach. The video above comes from a set of films orig­i­nal­ly belong­ing to Rod­dy McDowall, all now appear­ing on YouTube for the first time. Oth­er clips in the col­lec­tion fea­ture:

Natal­ie Wood, Jane Fon­da, and Hope Lange Ear­li­er That Sum­mer

Labor Day 1965 at Rock Hud­son’s House

Robert Red­ford at the West­wood Fox 1965

Christo­pher Plum­mer, Sal Mineo, Natal­ie Wood, and Juli­et Mills at Mal­ibu

Natal­ie Wood, Lau­ren Bacall, Suzanne Pleshette and oth­ers togeth­er in Mal­ibu

Jane Fon­da and Julie Andrews Togeth­er


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