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Gidget Goes to Rome (1963)

Frances, 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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Cindy Carol ...
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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
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Lucy McDougall
Peter Brooks ...
Clay Anderson
Lisa Gastoni ...
Signora Cellini
Claudio Gora ...
Alberto
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Jeff Donnell ...
Mrs. Lawrence
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Frances, 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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That new Gidget on the loose!...and Rome's on the run!

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Comedy | Romance

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7 August 1963 (USA)  »

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April entdeckt Rom  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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(Eastmancolor)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Don Porter also played Gidget' s dad in the Gidget tv series. See more »

Goofs

During Aunt Albertina's entrance into hotel lobby, color of blue and pink hair ribbons on her two dogs shifts from dog to dog long shots to closeups. See more »

Connections

Followed by The New Gidget (1986) See more »

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Big Italian Moon
Lyrics and Music by George David Weiss and Al Kasha
Sung by James Darren
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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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