Kathy “Gidget” Kohner Zuckerman circa 1957. Pic: Ernest Lenart
Kathy “Gidget” Kohner Zuckerman with James Darren who played “Moondoggie”. Pic: Leftpeak Productions
Kathy with Layne Beachley and Mickey Munoz (in the swimsuit he wore when he was the surfing double for Sandra Dee in the movie) at the Noosa Festival 2010. Pic: Leftpeak Productions
Kathy at Malibu in 1958 with Terry “Tubesteak” Tracey in the jacket on her left.
7 July 19
Yes it’s been 60 years since grommet Kathy “Gidget” Kohner told her screenwriter dad about her adventures on the beach and in the water with the crew down at Malibu and inadvertently launched surfing to the masses worldwide.
So to mark the occasion how about a celebration in Beverly Hills – and you’re all invited if you can get yourself there.
SPECIAL SCREENINGS OF THE ORIGINAL GIDGET (1959)
AND THE DOCO ACCIDENTAL ICON: THE REAL GIDGET STORY
With Appearances by:
Kathy Kohner Zuckerman - The Real “Gidget”
James Darren - “Moondoggie” in Gidget
Mickey Munoz – surf legend who doubled for Sanda Dee in Gidget
Richard Kahn – Columbia Pictures director of publicity for Gidget
Brian L. Gillogly – Emmy winning writer/director/producer
Other Special Guests (TBA)
Saturday July 13 – 2pm to 6pm
AHRYA FINE ARTS BY LAEMMLE
8556 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90211, (310) 478-3836 laemmle.com