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Gidget / The New Gidget (sitcom)

     (ABC Primetime, 1965 - 1966, starring Sally Fields;
      Syndicated, 1986 - 1988,    starring Caryn Richman)

     [this light bit of TV fluff starring Sally Fields
      was based upon the 1959 Sandra Dee beach bunny movies of
      the same name; Gidget hung out with California beach
      boys while her boyfriend was away at college...her
      character was the younger sister of an over-protective
      older sister, and her father was a college professor;
      sort of a charmed life which was everyone's California
      dream in the mid-sixties; The Columbia Pictures movie 
      had a title song written by Fred Karger (music) and 
      Patti Washington (lyrics); but the 1965 TV series 
      commissioned an original theme from the veteran sitcom 
      songwriting team of Howard Greenfield and Jack Keller.

      In 1986, a sequel was attempted called "The New Gidget"
      starring unknown Caryn Richman]


Theme 1 (1965 - 1966): "Wait Til You See My Gidget"

    [above is the title as filed for copyright; ASCAP title variations:
     aka: "Gidget"; 
     aka: "My Gidget"; 
     aka: "(Wait Til You See) My Gidget"; BMI title
     aka: "Gidget Theme"]

     Composers: Howard Greenfield (ASCAP/BMI), and
                Jack Keller (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Screen Gems Music (BMI)

     2001 Publisher: Screen Gems-EMI Music (BMI)
                        c/o EMI Music Publishing
                         of New York, NY; and
                     Colgems-EMI Music (ASCAP)
                         c/o EMI Music Publishing
                         of New York, NY

     Published Copyright Date: Oct. 14, 1965; EP 208 733.
     Published Renewal   Date: Apr. 12, 1993; RE-623-711.

     Recordings: 


Theme 2 (1986 - 1988): "One In A Million (Theme From 'The New Gidget')"

    [ASCAP title variations...
     aka: "One In A Million (OP/CL Theme)(Sig)"; 
     aka: "The New Gidget Theme";
     BMI Title variation...
     aka: "One In A Million"]

     Composers: Jeffrey Steven ("Jeff") Vilinsky (ASCAP),
                Craig Snyder (ASCAP), and
                Marek Norman (Canadian SOCAN/BMI)

     1978 Publishers: Golden Torch Music Corp. (ASCAP) and
                      Gold Horizon Music Corp. (BMI)

     2001 Publisher: EMI-Golden Torch Music (ASCAP)
                        c/o EMI Music Publishing
                         of New York, NY; and
                     EMI-Gold Horizon Music (BMI)
                         c/o EMI Music Publishing
                         of New York, NY

     Copyright Date [as Sound Cassette]: Oct. 14, 1986; PAu-912-818.

     Recordings: 


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