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7 August 1963 (USA) See more »
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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... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

James Darren ... Moondoggie (Jeffrey Matthews)

Jessie Royce Landis ... Albertina Blythe

Cesare Danova ... Paolo Cellini
Danielle De Metz ... Daniela
Cindy Carol ... Gidget (Frances Lawrence)
Joby Baker ... Judge
Trudi Ames ... Libby Bennet
Noreen Corcoran ... Lucy McDougall
Peter Brooks ... Clay Anderson
Lisa Gastoni ... Senora Cellini
Claudio Gora ... Alberto
Don Porter ... Mr.Russell Lawrence
Jeff Donnell ... Mrs. Lawrence
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Joe Kamel
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)
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 (story)

Ruth Brooks Flippen  writer and
Katherine Albert  (as Katherine Eunson) &
Dale Eunson  writer

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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104 min
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound Recording)
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Goofs:
Continuity: 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 »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Hairspray (2007)See more »
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6 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
While 13 years old, I met Cindy at a drive in theater., 20 June 2006

Gidget, played by Cindy Carol was at our local drive in theater in the suburbs of Pittsburgh, Pa, during the fall/summer of 1963. I was 13-years old. And during intermission, there, sitting at a round, rod-iron outdoor table, sat Gidget, in the same pink dress you see her in, on the "Gidget Goes To Rome", IMDb page! She wrote on the autographed picture, "To Rick with love, Cindy Carol" How cool was that! Frankly, I don't remember much about the movie except that it was curious for a "movie star" to find herself, 'here and now' at the Ardmore Drive in theater, which was in itself, a very special drive in. It was a modern, state of the art facility. Big wide screen, great concession stand and on both sides of which, there were mini, "theater rooms" where drive in movie goers, could venture out from their car and sit inside, with theater seats and sound, and watch the movie. During those early/mid teenaged years in the 60's, us kids would "sleep out" and at night go sneak over the hill through the thick trees in the back, to get into the drive in. Since they had the indoor seats, we would naturally go to "lover's cars" in the back of the drive in, knock on their windows, and ask for their stubs, so that when Chucky Pollack would make his rounds in the theater, he would ask to see our tickets. There may be 4 or 5 of us in there and we'd all pull our tickets out of our pockets. Chucky would say, "Why are all the ticket numbers out of sequence?" We would respond, "Because we all came in different cars!" Those were truly, the good old days! The drive in's been gone for many, many years as most have gone that way, which now is a strip mall with one of the most used, "Giant Eagle" super markets in Pittsburgh. I hope Cindy reads this one day she might look for her acting accomplishments on IMDb, and just maybe, she will remember that one particular night in Pittsburgh (Braddock Hills) when she sat outside at the drive in and signed autographs at the Ardmore Drive In -- making lasting memories in the heart and mind of a young, movie going enthusiast and still "Cindy Carol-fan"! Cindy turns 65-years old this year (2009). At last check, she was teaching in California. Dare you leave me a message Cindy. I'd love to catch up! Perhaps leave me a message at ladymoon here on IMDb!

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