Watch Accidental Icon: The Real Gidget Story
- 1 hr
Thanks to the famous novel, movies and television series, the nickname "Gidget" has become synonymous with young, female surfers. This film is the tale of the Malibu surfer who inspired her father to write the character. This documentary looks at not only the relationship between Kathy Kohner Zuckerman and Frederick Kohner, who authored the book based on her life, but also the pop culture phenomenon that her story sparked. The interviews include some of the actors who brought Gidget to life on the big and small screen.