Accidental Icon: The Real Gidget Story

Screening of a documentary about Kathy Kohner Zuckerman, the 1950s female teen surfer who inspired the novel and television series Gidget, followed by a Q&A session and book signing with Zuckerman.

When: Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011, 4 p.m.

Where: S.B. Maritime Museum, 113 Harbor Wy., #190, Santa Barbara

Cost: Not available

Age limit: Not available

Categories: Film Screening


Celebrate the legacy of Gidget, one of California’s first and most influential female surf heroes, and to discover her fascinating story. Surfers, ocean lovers and Gidget fans can look forward to an evening of nostalgia and new discoveries during this delightful afternoon of memories, stories and more.

Directed by Brian Gillogly. To view a trailer for the film, visit

Phone: 805-962-8404

Event posted Aug. 17, 2011
Last updated Aug. 17, 2011


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