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Accidental Icon: The Real Gidget Story -- A real surfer girl conquers Hollywood and inspires generations of young women to try a traditionally male-dominated sport.


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April 2010 (USA) See more »
Young female surfers have been nicknamed 'Gidget' for almost 50 years and yet the true story of Kathy Kohner Zuckerman... See more » | Add synopsis »


Layne Beachley ... Herself

James Darren ... Himself

Sally Field ... Herself

Jorja Fox ... Narrator

Gregory Harrison ... Himself

Caryn Richman ... Herself

Cliff Robertson ... Himself

Directed by
Brian Gillogly 
Writing credits
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Brian Gillogly  screenwriter

Produced by
Robert Masters .... executive producer
Cinematography by
Dave Arnold 
Film Editing by
Brian Denny 

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USA:60 min


I know Sandra Dee died before this was made, but why would they not include interviews from her in this documentary? After all she was the original Gidget!
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