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Gidget Goes to Rome (1963)

Not Rated | | Comedy , Romance | 7 August 1963 (USA)
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 »

Director:

Paul Wendkos

Writers:

Ruth Brooks Flippen (screenplay), Katherine Albert (screenplay) (as Katherine Eunson) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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 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
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Storyline

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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Taglines:

That new Gidget on the loose!...and Rome's on the run! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

7 August 1963 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

April entdeckt Rom See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Jerry Bresler Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Don Porter reprised his role as Russell Lawrence in Gidget (1965). See more »

Goofs

When Gidget and Moondoggie are by the river on their first day in Rome, he calls her "Midget" instead of "Gidget" See more »

Connections

Spoofed in Gidget Goes Bi (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

Big Italian Moon
Lyrics and Music by George David Weiss and Al Kasha
Sung by James Darren
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All in all it wasn't bad...
2 April 2000 | by Minty924See all my reviews

The movie itself was ok, good scenery and all, but the acting wasn't exactly the best. Cindy Carol wasa terrible choice for gidget because of a lack of acting skills. If you look past the fact that her acting was lousy the movie is pretty good, the plot is slighlty more mature than the other gidget's. The scenery was great and so was the fashion show sequence. All in all, it wasn't that bad...


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