Producer/director Dale Davis was one of the kings of the surfing films in the 60's, and his film The Golden Breed, has often been compared to The Endless Summer. His other surfing films include Walk on the Wet Side and Inside Out, in which he filmed the largest wave ever ridden. He studied photography at Brooks Institute. His short-lived soap opera, Never Too Young, was the first effort from network TV to try to create a late-afternoon soap opera with appeal to the youthful after-school market. Read more... the concept was viable. Dale passed away on September 13, 2001, in a health care facility in Los Angeles, some two months after suffering a stroke.