Gidget


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Gidget

archetypal teenage girl. [TV: Terrace, I, 311–312]
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Allen-Diaz and Gidget explored Sierra Nevada conifer forests and oak woodlands for her research.
Riding waves at Malibu gave Gidget a bad case of surf stoke.
Career: Gidget lasted for only one series, but Field proved a hit with TV audiences and in 1967 was given the lead role in the sitcom The Flying Nun, which ran for three years.
MTV's runaway hit show "Jersey Shore" which has redefined reality TV (as even more scripted drunkenness and hook ups) has given us this generation's Gidget in the form of the diminutive 22-year-old Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi.
event of course, as the audience was filled with legendary surf gods Rob Machado, Tom Curren, Peter Townend, Shaun Tomson, and even the real Gidget, Kathy Kohner Zuckerman, along with celebrity surf fanatics like David Chokachi, Gregory Harrison, Chris Rydell, Elliot Gould and the event's founder, actress Tanna Frederick.
Field participated in a Columbia Studios workshop as a teen, and that led to her TV role as Gidget, but only after multiple auditions.
He plans to bring Gidget to London's West End to show people there's more to him than "napalm and gangsters".
Countless Hawaiian vacations were inspired by the 1961 film Gidget Goes Hawaiian, featuring the eponymous surfer chick and her boyfriend, Moondoggie.
May explores California's emergence after World War II as a suburban Eden, the development of Disneyland and the nationally televised Mickey Mouse Club as celebrations about the state and its youth, the darker side shown in Rebel without a Cause, and the triumph of endless summer fun for sun-bleached blond suburban white youth in the Gidget beach movies, the Beach Boys' surf music, and beach party films.
By the early 1960s, the secret was out: A glut of movies such as Gidget and Ride the Wild Surf, often featuring footage of guys such as Noll riding waves, brought the masses to the beach, and surfing as a thriving bohemian lifestyle didn't survive them.
A showing of "Accidental Icon: The Real Gidget Story" will round out the late afternoon.
She and her husband, David, now bring Otis and Gidget, a rescue pug, to the group socials.