The Moon-Spinners (1964) was a Family - Mystery Film directed by James Neilson and produced by Walt Disney, Hugh Attwooll and Bill Anderson.
The Moon-Spinners ( 1964 )By The Metzinger Sisters on Jan 5, 2020 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers
In 1963, Hayley Mills, one of the most popular child stars of the decade, set off for Greece to star in Walt Disney's family-friendly adaptation of Mary Stewart's thrilling novel "The Moon-Spinners". Mills stars as Nikky Ferris, a young girl who is traveling throughout Europe with her Aunt Frances ... Read full article
book: The Moon-Spinners (1962) by Mary StewartBy John Grant on Nov 1, 2018 From Noirish
I read a few of Mary Stewart’s romantic suspensers back in the day (for some reason I was less entranced by her Arthurian series), but I’m pretty sure this wasn’t one of them. I did watch the 1964 movie, although all I can now remember of it is the windmill and (of course) Our R... Read full article
The Moon-Spinners (1954)By Beatrice on Apr 21, 2018 From Flickers in Time
The Moon-Spinners Directed by James Nielson Written by Michael Dyne from a book by Mary Stewart 1964/US/UK/Argentina Walt Disney Productions First viewing/Amazon Instant This good family adventure from Disney features Haley Mills’s first screen kiss. Nicky Ferris ( Mills) is accompanyin... Read full article
Reel to Real: The Moon-SpinnersBy Kay Noske on May 30, 2012 From Movie Star Makeover
Hayley’s big fat Greek suitcase Every self-respecting Baby Boomer remembers?the 1960′s British invasion, when Main Street?yearned to become Carnaby Street.?Suburban teens?donned?Beatle?boots and scandalized mothers with Quant miniskirt knock-offs from Sears’ Lemon Frog boutique. We... Read full article
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Despite good reviews, and Hayley Mills' popularity with young audiences at the time, the film failed at the box office. Rather than being re-issued in theaters, it was initially shown two years later, in three parts, on the Disney Sunday night TV show.
The Moon-Spinners of the title is the hotel owned by Sophia where Nikky and Frances stay
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