She’s My Gidget

I was watching TCM this morning and came across the 1959 film Gidget starring Sandra Dee.  It’s the perfect film for summer.  It has surfers, cute girls, beaches, and of course the adorable boys. The fashion and the music was so much fun. It was just a simpler time.
Growing up, I loved to watch the t.v. show Gidget with Sally Field.  It was of course based on the film and took place in the 1960s.  Sally field was the cutest.  I wanted to be just like her. Take a look at the photos of the film and show.  
So, did you like the movie or the show?  If you’ve never seen either one, you have to check them out!  You won’t be sorry!
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  1. love this post!! i started off my blog with a quote from gidget, the book.

    i love the show with sally field – she’s too cute… but the “Gidget Goes To Rome” movie will always have a special place in my heart!

  2. Watched the show all the time but I have always been partial to Sandra Dee..I’ve been called “Sarah Dee” for years!
    Great post honey!!

  3. Oh what fun! I loved both the movie and the tv show – who could have been any cuter than Sandra Dee and Sally Field? And that yellow ruffled bikini was my favorite – after that still (photo) came out, I always drew it for my paper dolls.

    Thanks for the memories!

  4. Oh man, I love Gidget! I even love her name, I mean how cool is the name Gidget?

    Did you ever see “Gidget Goes To Rome”? So good as well!

  5. I haven’t watched the movie, but I loved watching Gidget the show. I too wanted to be just like her! What a memory!

  6. love gidget!! I have it on vhs somewhere..was one of my fav movies!! I didn’t know there was a tv show? I’m sure it was good since Sally Field was in it :) Have you seen ‘Shag’..it kind of reminds me of Gidget!

  7. Thanks for the sweet comment on my blog! Yours is adorable! I loved the show Gidget growing up, Sally Field was truly the cutest!! Enjoy the rest of your weekend.

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