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The Parent Trap (1961) Movie Review Summary

Actors: Hayley Mills, Maureen O´Hara, Brian Keith

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Parent Trap (1961)

Twin girls (played by Haley Mills) reunite at a camp. Their parents divorced each other many years earlier. At first the girls don't like each other and play some pranks on each other, but they become friends. They both want to see their other parent, so they trade places.
When their father gets a girlfriend, the girls devise a plot to scare her away and to get their parents back together.
The review of this Movie prepared by Melissa M.



This film is about twins who were separated when they are babies, due to the divorce of their parents. Twelve years later the twins meet each other in a holiday camp, where they arrange to swap their places in order to rekindle their parents´ marriage. However, they didn´t know that their father had fallen in love with a young woman during their stay in the camp.
The review of this Movie prepared by Ingridi








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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   rekindling lost love/marriage

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American

Setting

United States    -   Yes City?    -   Yes City:    -   Boston    -   San Francisco

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   kissing Any profanity?    -   None If lots of song/dance...    -   lot of singing and dancing If this is a kid's movie...    -   Ages 5-10    -   Ages 10-15

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