Del Tenney sounds like a contented
man. Warm and self-assured, he strikes one as being
quite comfortable with himself in both the financial
and artistic senses. Managing a solid real estate business,
dividing his time between several homes around the country,
the man who put Stamford, Conn. on the filmic map speaks
with good humor of his B movie past. He spins the story
of his best-known film, Horror of Party Beach
with candor. The story of some rubber suits, a motorcycle
gang, and a group of friends who banded together to
make a million dollars.
Tenney's story doesn't start
in Connecticut, however. "I'm a California boy.
Born in Iowa, actually. Mason City, Iowa. When I was
11, my mother and father took my brother and I out to