Category Archives: Gidget Goes Hawaiian

pretty Hawaiian scenery for armchair travelers

Not to be outdone by “Tammy” (and her faithful goat), “Gidget” is also back in a sequel — a broad but bouncy one — with some pretty Hawaiian scenery for armchair travelers. Replacing Sandra Dee, as the briskly virtuous teen-ager … Continue reading

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James Darren

James Darren: born James William Ercolani, 8 June 1936, Philadelphia USA. First credit Rumble on the Docks (1956) with Timothy Carey. Selected credits: Gidget (1959 – Moondoggie) with Sandra Dee Gidget Goes Hawaiian (1961 – Moondoggie) with Deborah Walley Gidget … Continue reading

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Joby Baker

Joby Baker: born Joseph N. Baker 26 March 1934, Montreal Canada. Along with James Darren, appeared in the first three Gidget movies.

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Marriage Contract

Pretty Deborah Walley Is Unhappy; Wants To Get Out Of Her Contract. Many girls dream of going under contract to a major movie studio, but not Deborah Walley. This tiny bundle of dynamite did just that. Now she wants to … Continue reading

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Gidget fishing

Deborah Walley; Actress, 57. SEDONA, Ariz., May 14, 2001 — Deborah Walley, who appeared in a series of 1960s beach movies, died on Thursday at her home. She was 57. The cause was esophageal cancer, said Julie Parrish, a friend. … Continue reading

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Gidget #2

Deborah Walley: Gidget #2, Bonnie Graham, Linda Hughes, Lucy Turner, Lili Morton, Les the drummer, and Delilah Dawes.

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There’s no tan like a Coppertone suntan

Michael Callan (born Martin Calinieff, 22 November 1935, Philadelphia USA) and Vicki Trickett (born 2 September 1938, Kansas City USA), co-stars in Gidget Goes Hawaiian (1961). Trickett retired in 1963 after only four film credits, to leave Hollywood and bring … Continue reading

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Another beach movie quartet

James Darren, Deborah Walley, Michael Callan and Vicki Trickett in Gidget Goes Hawaiian (1961).

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These boots are made for fishin’

  

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Get Happy! Get With It! Have Yourself A Hawaiian Holiday with Gidget!

James Darren, Deborah Walley, Vicki Trickett, Michael Callan in a photo + poster for Gidget Goes Hawaiian (1961).

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