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The Parent Trap (1961) was a Family - Comedy Film directed by David Swift and produced by George Golitzen.

Academy Awards 1961 --- Ceremony Number 34 (source: AMPAS)

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Best Film EditingPhilip W. AndersonNominated
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The Parent Trap ( 1961 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Aug 26, 2017 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

All of us have favorite films that are a little extra special to us because we grew up with them. The Parent Trap, featuring Hayley Mills, is one of those films for my sister and I. It was a favorite to watch on Saturdays when we were wee ones and it is still a beloved Saturday film that conjures up... Read full article


The Parent Trap (1961)

By Beatrice on May 12, 2017 From Flickers in Time

The Parent Trap Directed by David Swift Written by David Swift from a book by Erich Kastner 1961/USA Walt Disney Productions Repeat viewing/Netflix rental I hadn’t seen this since childhood and had forgotten a lot. ?Haley Mills is fantastic as usual. Identical twins Susan Evers and Sharon M... Read full article


TV/Movie Set: The Parent Trap Ranch

By The Metzinger Sisters on Jun 9, 2014 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

It's that time of year again....when summer begins to peak its head around the corner then our brains start to buzz with new ideas. One of them you're seeing right now : a new series featuring the houses, apartments, cabins and cottages from our favorite movies and television shows. We're not to goi... Read full article


TV/Movie Set: The Parent Trap Ranch

By The Metzinger Sisters on Jun 9, 2014 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

It's that time of year again....when summer begins to peak its head around the corner then our brains start to buzz with new ideas. One of them you're seeing right now : a new series featuring the houses, apartments, cabins and cottages from our favorite movies and television shows. We're not to goi... Read full article


TV/Movie Set: The Parent Trap Ranch

By The Metzinger Sisters on Jun 9, 2014 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

It's that time of year again....when summer begins to peak its head around the corner then our brains start to buzz with new ideas. One of them you're seeing right now : a new series featuring the houses, apartments, cabins and cottages from our favorite movies and television shows. We're not to goi... Read full article


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Quotes from

Charles McKendrick: [Susan starts sniffing the coat he is wearing] My dear, what are you doing?
Susan Evers: Making a memory.
Charles McKendrick: Making a memory?
Susan Evers: All my life, when I'm quite grown-up I will always remember my grandfather and how he smelled of
[smells his jacket again]
Susan Evers: tobacco and peppermint.
Charles McKendrick: Smelled of tobacco and peppermint.
[starts chuckling]
Charles McKendrick: Well, I'll tell you what. I take the peppermint for my indigestion and as for the tobacco
[looks around]
Charles McKendrick: to make your grandmother mad.


Mitch Evers: Would you mind putting on something decent?
Margaret 'Maggie' McKendrick: I'm dressed perfectly decent.
Mitch Evers: Yeah, running around in my bathrobe. The priest could come in here any minute, it looks like we just...
Margaret 'Maggie' McKendrick: Like we what?
Mitch Evers: Just go upstairs and put on some clothes!


Louise McKendrick: Charles, stop burbling.
Charles McKendrick: I haven't burbled in years!


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Facts about

The title song was performed by Tommy Sands and Annette Funicello. They were on the lot shooting Babes in Toyland.
The "isolation" cabin that Sharon and Susan stay in at camp is named "Serendipity".
This was Brian Keith's first comedy participation.
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