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13 Frightened Girls (1963)

Approved | | Adventure, Comedy, Thriller | July 1963 (USA)
While attending a school for diplomats' daughters, the teen-aged daughter of the American ambassador uses her access to various embassies to engage in espionage.

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Wally Sanders
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John Hull
Khigh Dhiegh ...
Kang
Charlie Briggs ...
Mike the Chauffeur
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Miss Pittford
Garth Benton ...
Peter Van Hagen
María Cristina Servera ...
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Janet Mary Prance ...
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Alex - England (as Alexandra Lendon Bastedo)
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Ilona - Germany
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Aiko Sakamoto ...
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Thirteen girls in a Swiss boarding school, particularly one Candace Hull ("Kitten", "Candy"), stir up trouble on their vacation as they mess with the diplomatic affairs of their elders and get into serious trouble when a Russian spy is discovered murdered. Written by Robert B. DeSalvo <rdesalvo@earthlink.net>

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13 TERRIFIED TEENAGERS ON THE RUN! (original print ad - all caps) See more »


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The Candy Web  »

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Trivia

This was the only theatrical feature film for Kathy Dunn. The rest of her short career was made up of stage and television work. See more »

Goofs

The title is "13 Frightened Girls!" but when counting them (multiple times) there are clearly 15. See more »

Connections

Edited into Out of this World Super Shock Show (2007) See more »

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19 June 2014 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Well this is a weird one. Interesting but weird. A mix of a Gidget type of teenage comedy with a spy spoof. Not sure why it's so hated. Leonard Maltin gave it a BOMB rating, for crying out loud. That's completely unfair. It's a cute and harmless little bit of fluff with some funny moments, especially early on. I liked Kathy Dunn and Lynne Sue Moon. Maybe people hate it because it's from William Castle and has a misleading title that makes it sound like a horror movie? I don't know. Admittedly the fun and cuteness of it wears off after awhile. When it seems to take its spy plot seriously is when things get a little dull. But it picks back up towards the end. I didn't think it was bad at all. Ignore the overly harsh criticisms and judge it for yourself.


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