Muscle Beach (film)

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Muscle Beach
Directed by
Music by Earl Robinson
Release date
  • 1948 (1948)
Running time
9 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Muscle Beach is a 1948 short documentary film directed by Joseph Strick and Irving Lerner, showing amateur athletes and bodybuilders at the original Muscle Beach in Santa Monica, California. The soundtrack consists of songs sung by Earl Robinson.

"Muscle Beach" and The Savage Eye (1959) were restored by the Academy Film Archive in 2009 and 2008, respectively.[1] The films premiered in February 2009 at San Francisco Cinematheque.[2]


  1. ^ "Preserved Projects". Academy Film Archive. 
  2. ^ Marlow, Jonathan (18 February 2009). "Joseph Strick: The Savage Eye & Muscle Beach Restored". San Francisco Cinematheque. 

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