The Complete Gidget Collection DVD

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$19.99
Presenting the big screen adventures of Gidget, the original queen of the Southern California beach scene. A winning combination of comedy, romance and song, The Complete Gidget Collection follows the summer vacations of America's favorite teenage surfer girl as she travels the world in search of fun, love and excitement. Bask in the California sun (Gidget) and then catch a wave that spans from Waikiki (Gidget Goes Hawaiian) to Rome (Gidget Goes To Rome). This DVD collection features Gidget and steady beau, Moondoggie, and their fun-in-the-sun adventures.

Gidget (1959)
Sandra Dee becomes a model for countless teenagers in the late 1950s when she played Gidget, a sad-faced youngster who didn't quite measure up to the chesty, bikinied girls on the beach. Her mom's reassurances come true when two surfers start paying Gidget some attention.

Gidget Goes To Rome (1963)
Gidget, in Rome for a holiday, misinterprets attention she receives from a famous journalist. Discovering he is "chaperoning" her at Dad's request, she resumes interest in her boyfriend. Based upon characters created by Frederick Kohner.

Gidget Goes Hawaiian (1961)
Gidget, on a Hawaiian vacation with her parents, finds a gang of lads vying for her affections, which starts a chain of romantic complications when her boyfriend from home arrives. Based on the Frederick Kohner characters, with songs "Wild About That Girl" and "Gidget Goes Hawaiian."
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  • Format: DVD
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Run Time: 299 Minutes
  • Region: 1
  • Aspect Ratio: Fullscreen
  • Language: English
  • Studio: Sony Pictures
  • DVD Release Date: August 3, 2004
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Closed Captioning: Yes
  • Audio: ENGLISH: Dolby Digital Mono [CC]
  • Cast: Sandra Dee
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Color: Color
  • Release Date: 1959

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4.2

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TCMThe Complete Gidget Collection DVD
 
4.2

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  • Entertaining (6)
  • Engaging characters (4)
  • Original (3)

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5.0

Absolutely great

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  • Engaging Characters
  • Entertaining
  • Original

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    • At Home
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    Comments about this product:

    I love all the Gidget movies, however, I do wish Sandra Dee had starred in all.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    i would buy again love it

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    from fort worth tx

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      Comments about this product:

      love the music and characters

       
      5.0

      Depicted events of that era. Very good !

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      from Birmingham, AL

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      Pros

      • Engaging Characters
      • Entertaining
      • Great Cinematography
      • High Production Value
      • Informative
      • Original

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        Comments about this product:

        Sandra Dee was the best "Gidget" of the three movies. The other two were fair.

         
        3.0

        Were We Really That Innocent?

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        from Clinton, IA

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        Pros

        • Entertaining

        Cons

        • Not widescreen

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        Comments about this product:

        Gidget is a wonderful story of, what now seems like a very innocent time. But one young girl is able to think for herself, ask questions, follow her own moral and ethical values and as a result brings out the best in several of the other characters. The sequels play more on formula than the original, with different Gidgets, but have amusing moments. James Darren sings his way through all three.

         
        5.0

        Great collection DVD

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        from Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

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        Pros

        • Engaging Characters
        • Entertaining
        • Original

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          • Perfect Gift
          • Younger Viewers

          Comments about this product:

          My girls and I enjoy this particular DVD and watch it over and over and never seem to tire of it. We laugh a lot and have a great time viewing this particular film.

          (9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

           
          2.0

          GIDGET on TCM-yes; on DVD-no.

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          from DALLAS TX

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          • Engaging Characters
          • Entertaining

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            Comments about this product:

            Marvelous fun movie. Great cast. See it on TCM
            in CinemaScope. The DVD stupidly has it full-screen.

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