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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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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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7 August 1963 (USA)  »

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April entdeckt Rom  »

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Cindy Carol is great!
30 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Cindy Carol effortlessly projects warm and verve onto the silver screen. The storyline is written for children and teenage women of the early 1960's. Like so many movies during the 60's, (e.g., 007 films), Gidget Goes to Rome was probably snubbed by some reviewers of the time, only to reappear decades later to a new audience of more appreciative viewers. It is now a classic period piece of that particular time and genre. I rented the VHS tape and noticed that Ms. Carol's name was way down the list on the credits shown on the cover. Cindy Carol's face in shown for most of the 110 minutes this film runs. With her beauty, presence and naturally bubbly personality, she is carrying the entire cast.


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