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Accidental Icon: The Real Gidget Story (2010)

Not Rated | | Documentary | April 2010 (USA)
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Young female surfers have been nicknamed 'Gidget' for almost 50 years and yet the true story of Kathy Kohner Zuckerman, the real 'Gidget,' and how her account of surfing Malibu in the mid-... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Layne Beachley Layne Beachley ... Herself
James Darren ... Himself
Sally Field ... Herself
Jorja Fox ... Narrator
Gregory Harrison ... Himself
Kathy Kohner Kathy Kohner ... Herself (as Kathy Kohner-Zuckerman)
Caryn Richman ... Herself
Cliff Robertson ... Himself
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Young female surfers have been nicknamed 'Gidget' for almost 50 years and yet the true story of Kathy Kohner Zuckerman, the real 'Gidget,' and how her account of surfing Malibu in the mid-1950s became the basis for a best-selling novel and spurred a national cultural phenomenon has never been explored until now. This touching look at a unique father/daughter relationship and the connection to so many lives and pop culture stories is as original as it is fun. Capturing both a love for our beaches and a love for surfing Accidental Icon is a real California story that could only come to life at the movies. Written by Newport Beach Film Festival

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