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The day Midget Farrelly surfed the perfect wave
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The novel follows the adventures of a teenage girl and her surfing friends on the beach in Malibu. The name Gidget is a portmanteau of "girl" and " midget ". The original Gidget was created by Frederick Kohner in his novel Gidget, The Little Girl with Big Ideas reprinted numerous times under the shortened title Gidget , by which it is more widely known , written in the first person and based on the accounts of his daughter Kathy now Kathy Kohner-Zuckerman of the surf culture of Malibu Point. Kohner, a prolific screenwriter with one Academy Award nomination, published seven sequels to this novel, five of them original novels:. Kohner also wrote two novelizations adapted from films of the same titles, based on original stories by Ruth Brooks Flippen. Kohner, a Czechoslovakian Jew, worked in the German film industry as a screenwriter until when he emigrated to Hollywood after the Nazis started removing Jewish credits from films. Over the coming decades Kohner and his wife Franzie raised their two daughters by the beach while he toiled as a screenwriter for Columbia Pictures.
Surfing Legend Midget Farrelly Dies At 71
Surf International Volume 2, Number 1, page January It was probably screened December January Boards, Sand, Togs and Flags.
Midget built his first surfboard at age 14 in The board was a balsa pig, made from a Roger Keiren kit which included glued, square planks of balsa, 10 oz cloth, boat resin and wood fin blank. By Midget had shaped his first polyurethane board. Urethane liberated and accelerated the Australian surfboard industry into full time being, centered in Brookvale, NSW, Australia.