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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

Verbena 'Ever's Housekeeper': You didn't know what a good thing you had when you had it.
Mitch Evers: Huh?


Susan Evers: [pretending to be Sharon while saying goodbye to Miss Inch] I shan't tell my aunt about the ants nor the debutantes. Shall I?


Charles McKendrick: Louise, for once I'm putting my foot down. Now let them alone!


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The "isolation" cabin that Sharon and Susan stay in at camp is named "Serendipity".
Pelléas and Mélisande are the title characters in a Symbolist play (by Maurice Maeterlinck and was first performed in 1893.
For the scene where Maureen O'Hara and Charles Ruggles are speaking in the bedroom, Ruggles didn't have any place to put the ashes of his cigarette so, on his own, he decided to put them in his hand.
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