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Director:
Writers:
Ruth Brooks Flippen (screenplay) &
Katherine Albert (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
7 August 1963 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Francis, now 17, is still in love with Moondoggy. She can persuade her parents to allow them a journey to Rome... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

James Darren ... Moondoggie (Jeff Matthews)
Cindy Carol ... Gidget (Frances Lawrence)

Jessie Royce Landis ... Albertina Blythe

Cesare Danova ... 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 ... Russell Lawrence
Jeff Donnell ... Mrs. Lawrence
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Leon Auerbach ... East Indian Yoga (uncredited)
Mimo Billi ... Fontana Doorman (uncredited)
Luigi Bonos ... Museum Official (uncredited)
Charles Borromel ... Whitefaced Poet (uncredited)
Leonardo Botta ... Italian Boy (uncredited)
Mathilda Calnan ... Old Party Guest (uncredited)
José Canalejas ... Pinchman (uncredited)
Jan Coomer ... Poet's Listener (uncredited)
Rod Dana ... U.S. Embassy Marine (uncredited)
Jim Dolen ... Nelson (uncredited)
Audrey Fairfax ... Contessa Ginger de Roquefort (uncredited)
Fontana ... Themselves (uncredited)
Eddie Foy Jr. ... Beachgoer Wanting to Use Phone (uncredited)
Eddra Gale ... Fat Party Guest (uncredited)
Joe Kamel ... (uncredited)
Tina Lepri ... Fontana Model (uncredited)
Sylvia Llore ... Fontana Model (uncredited)

Evi Marandi ... Receptionist (uncredited)
David Maunsell ... Poet's Listener (uncredited)
Milly ... Henrietta (uncredited)
Norma Nedici ... Normal Party Guest (uncredited)
Umberto Raho ... Mario, the Waiter (uncredited)
Adria Ramaccia ... Fontana Model (uncredited)
May Sariola ... Fontana Model (uncredited)
Carmen Scarpitta ... Caviar Party Guest (uncredited)
Nino Segurini ... Italian Boy (uncredited)
John Stacy ... Drunken Butler (uncredited)
Milena Vukotic ... Caviar Party Guest (uncredited)
Irina Wassilchikoff ... Lean Party Guest (uncredited)
Veronica Wells ... Fontana's Major Domo Dresser (uncredited)
Vadim Wolkowsky ... Prince Bianchi (uncredited)

Directed by
Paul Wendkos 
 
Writing credits
Ruth Brooks Flippen (screenplay) &
Katherine Albert (screenplay) (as Katherine Eunson) &
Dale Eunson (screenplay)

Ruth Brooks Flippen (story)

Frederick Kohner (based on the characters created by)

Produced by
Jerry Bresler .... producer
 
Original Music by
John Williams  (as Johnny Williams)
 
Cinematography by
Enzo Barboni 
Robert J. Bronner 
 
Film Editing by
William A. Lyon 
 
Art Direction by
Robert Peterson 
Antonio Sarzi-Braga 
 
Set Decoration by
Ferdinando Ruffo 
 
Costume Design by
Pat Barto 
 
Makeup Department
Mel Berns Jr. .... makeup supervisor (as Mel Berns)
Serafina Calef .... makeup artist
Amalia Paoletti .... hair stylist
Giancarlo De Leonardis .... hair stylist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Mara Blasetti .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Tony Brandt .... assistant director
Milton Feldman .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Cyril Collick .... sound supervisor
James M. Falkinburg .... supervising sound editor (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Mickey Dora .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Stu Phillips .... music arranger: vocal arrangements
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
104 min
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Color:
Color (Eastmancolor)
Aspect Ratio:
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Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound Recording)
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Goofs:
Continuity: Although story is supposed to be set during summer vacation, film was clearly shot in winter as actors' breath frequently condenses in outdoor sequences and there are no throngs of tourists as you'd expect to see during high-season.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Hairspray (2007)See more »
Soundtrack:
Big Italian MoonSee more »

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2 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
The Worst Gidget, 10 November 2007
Author: Drea_mz from Maryland

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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