The Parent Trap Movie Review 1961

Information and Film Reviews for The Parent Trap the Movie

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3.0 4.0 from 1 reviews

Mills plays a dual role in this heartwarming comedy as twin sisters Susan and Sharon, who were separated at birth by their divorcing parents Mitch (Keith) and Maggie (O'Hara), discover each other during a stay a summer camp. They decide to switch lives and when they realize that dear old dad is about to get married to just the wrong woman (Barnes), the twins conspire to bring their divorced parents back together. Well-known Disney fluff. Followed by several made-for-TV sequels featuring the now grown-up twins (Mills reprised her role).


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 127 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Reunited, Disney Family Movies, Twins, Divorce, Bears, Family Comedy, Boston, Mistaken Identity, Summer Camp, Wilderness
David Swift
Hayley Mills, Maureen O'Hara, Brian Keith, Charlie Ruggles, Una Merkel, Leo G. Carroll, Joanna Barnes, Cathleen Nesbitt, Ruth McDevitt
Lucien Ballard
David Swift
Paul J. Smith
Buena Vista

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