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Gidget Goes to Rome (1963)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  7 August 1963 (USA)
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Francis, now 17, is still in love with Moondoggy. She can persuade her parents to allow them a journey to Rome, together with two of her and two of his friends. However they have to take an... See full summary »

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Albertina Blythe
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Paolo Cellini
Danielle De Metz ...
Daniela (as Danielle de Metz)
Joby Baker ...
Judge
Trudi Ames ...
Libby Bennett
Noreen Corcoran ...
Lucy McDougall
Peter Brooks ...
Clay Anderson
Lisa Gastoni ...
Signora Cellini
Claudio Gora ...
Alberto
Don Porter ...
Jeff Donnell ...
Mrs. Lawrence
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Francis, now 17, is still in love with Moondoggy. She can persuade her parents to allow them a journey to Rome, together with two of her and two of his friends. However they have to take an adult with them, so they choose Peter's eccentric aunt. In Rome they get the beautiful guide Daniela, who's fascinating the guys and making especially Gidget jealous. She starts looking elsewhere herself. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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The Worst Gidget
10 November 2007 | by (Maryland) – See all my reviews

I'm 21, but that doesn't mean I can't appreciate or love the Gidget movies. My friends look very puzzled when I mention how much I love these movies. However, "Gidget Goes to Rome," gets no love from me and was by far the most boring Gidget to date. Cindy Carol, as Gidget, did not click with me the way Sandra Dee and Deborah Walley did. I don't mean to put her down or bash her but she didn't have that spunk that the previous Gidget's had. The best part about the movie was the gorgeous Moondoggie, but even he couldn't save this film. I'm not sure why they had a new Gidget every movie (maybe no one wanted to stay on) but I really wish they could have gotten Sandra or Deborah back. Even Sally Field's television version of Gidget was much better than Cindy Carol's portrayal.


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