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Release Date:
2 June 1961 (USA) See more »
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Get Happy! Get with it! Beach-Parties! Luau-Feasts! Surf-Boarding! Hula-Dancing! Have yourself a Hawaiian holiday when..."Gidget Goes Hawaiian" See more »
Plot:
Francis is desperate: her parents want to force her to come with them on vacation to Hawaii - just during... See more » | Add synopsis »
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A cute surfer movie. See more (19 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

James Darren ... Moondoggie (Jeffrey Matthews)

Michael Callan ... Eddie Horner

Deborah Walley ... Gidget (Frances Lawrence)

Carl Reiner ... Russ Lawrence
Peggy Cass ... Mitzi Stewart
Eddie Foy Jr. ... Monty Stewart
Jeff Donnell ... Dorothy Lawrence
Vicki Trickett ... Abby Stewart
Joby Baker ... Judge Hamilton
Don Edmonds ... Larry Neal
Bart Patton ... Wally Hodges
Jan Conaway ... Barbara Jo Wells
Robin Lory ... Dee Dee Waters
Arnold Merritt ... Clay Anderson
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Nuuhiwa ... Himself
Yankee Chang ... Mr. Matsu (uncredited)
Jerado Decordovier ... Waiter (uncredited)

Mimsy Farmer ... Blonde girl in lobby (uncredited)
Kam Fong ... Hotel Night Clerk (uncredited)
Johnny Gilbert ... Johnny Spring (uncredited)
Terry Huntingdon ... Stewardess (uncredited)
Guy Lee ... Bellboy (uncredited)
Ma Ma Loa ... Dancer (uncredited)
Vivian Marshall ... Lucy (uncredited)
Rudi Polt ... Extra (uncredited)
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Directed by
Paul Wendkos 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Ruth Brooks Flippen 
Frederick Kohner 

Produced by
Jerry Bresler .... producer
 
Original Music by
George Duning 
 
Cinematography by
Robert J. Bronner 
 
Film Editing by
William A. Lyon 
 
Art Direction by
Walter Holscher 
 
Set Decoration by
Darrell Silvera 
 
Makeup Department
Ben Lane .... makeup artist
 
Stunts
Linda Benson .... stunt double (uncredited)
Mickey Dora .... stunts (uncredited)
David Nuuhiwa .... stunt double (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Emil Oster .... camera operator
 
Music Department
Arthur Morton .... orchestrator
 
Other crew
Roland Dupree .... choreographer
 

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Runtime:
101 min
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Color:
Color (Eastmancolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound Recording)
Certification:
Australia:G | Finland:S | Netherlands:AL (orginal rating)

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Goofs:
Continuity: When Gidget and her parents check-in at their hotel, the sign behind the desk clerk says Sheraton Hotel. Later, when Mr. Lawrence receives a telegram reply from Jeff, it's addressed to "Russell Lawrence, Royal Hawaiin Hotel"See more »
Movie Connections:
Spoofed in Midget Goes Hawaiian (1995) (V)See more »
Soundtrack:
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1 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
A cute surfer movie., 17 May 2001
Author: Maxi-14 from West Coast

This movie was an entertaining family comedy. I viewed it in a group consisting of an age range of 3 to 35 year olds. Everyone was entertained, especially the children present. This a very light weight comedy that parents can enjoy with their children. So if you are looking for something different for the entire family to enjoy then this is a good choice.

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