New Review: “Mickey Mouse Club Presents: Annete”

By • Dec 21st, 2008 • Category: Writings

A mini-review I wrote for Film In Review’s Christmas Column is now up.

If a person can authentically and realistically posses the Disney magic, it is Annette Funicello. There isn’t a shred of negativity throughout her career, and always with the most sincere intentions. From the Mickey Mouse Club through her roles in Disney movies and the American International Pictures BEACH PARTY series, she encompasses the idea of the ‘American Sweetheart’ more then any other. Her charm is still irresistible in her last feature film role as Annette in BACK TO THE BEACH (1987), but how could you ever resist the girl who inspired Paul Anka’s ‘Puppy Love’?

Continue to review (and scroll down to find it)…

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