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James, Danielle and Jessie

James Darren, Danielle de Metz, and Jessie Royce Landis (1896 – 1972) – “Gidget,” that wholesome American girl with the wide-eye appeal and the Buster Brown hairdo, is now conquering Rome. Her past successes include Hawaii and California, fans will … Continue reading

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wholesome American girl with the wide-eye appeal

“Gidget,” that wholesome American girl with the wide-eye appeal and the Buster Brown hairdo, is now conquering Rome. Her past successes include Hawaii and California, fans will recall. BOSLEY CROWTHER September 12, 1963, New York Times review.

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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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Danielle de Metz

Danielle De Metz: born 27 July 1938, Paris France. Gidget Goes to Rome (1963) Daniela First screen credit: Return of the Fly (1959), followed by many guest roles on American TV, almost always as a European temptress, including The Many … Continue reading

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Don Porter (1912 – 1997)

Don Porter: born 24 September 1912, Oklahoma USA; died 11 February 1997, Beverly Hills California. First credit: Mystery of the White Room (1939); selected credits: Gidget Goes to Rome (1963) Russell Lawrence Gidget (TV 1965-66) Russell Lawrence Live a Little, … Continue reading

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Gidget #3

Cindy Carol star of Gidget Goes To Rome (1963)  “When Gidget, played with the proper pout and correct ingenuousness by Cindy Carol, arrives in Rome with her group of happy friends, she is bound to fall in love with a … Continue reading

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Young and Old in Rome

Gidget Goes To Rome (1963): Cindy Carol and Jessie Royce Landis (1896-1972). “When Gidget, played with the proper pout and correct ingenuousness by Cindy Carol, arrives in Rome with her group of happy friends, she is bound to fall in … Continue reading

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Roman holiday

Gidget Goes To Rome (1963): Cindy Carol, James Darren, Danielle De Metz. “When Gidget, played with the proper pout and correct ingenuousness by Cindy Carol, arrives in Rome with her group of happy friends, she is bound to fall in … 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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Roman Holiday

Gidget Goes To Rome (1963): Noreen Corcoran, Joby Baker, Cindy Carol, James Darren, Danielle De Metz, Peter Brooks, Trudi Ames. Save

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