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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 ...
Argentina
Janet Mary Prance ...
Australia
Penny Anne Mills ...
Canada
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Alex - England (as Alexandra Lendon Bastedo)
Ariane Glaser ...
France
Ilona Schütze ...
Ilona - Germany
Anna Baj ...
Italy
Aiko Sakamoto ...
Japan
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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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The Candy Web  »

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Most of the "Teenage Diplomats" use their own names as the character names. The exceptions are the pivotal roles played by Kathy Dunn (Candy Hull the American), Lynne Sue Moon (Mai Ling the Chinese), and Gina Trikonis (Natasha the Russian). See more »

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Kathy uses her friendship with the 13 girls of the boarding school to infiltrate herself in the Embassies. None of the 13 girls is from Spain, but in one scene Kathy enters in the Spanish Embassy to do one of her missions. See more »

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References North by Northwest (1959) See more »

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A would-be cult classic
11 November 2004 | by (Monterey, California) – See all my reviews

I'm amazed I've found this movie, and that others remember it! A great flick I saw when I was young. Even then it was over 20 years old and it was still intriguing. The dark nature of the film would not be allowed for children to view these days... a shame. The movie focuses on a boarding school with a group of teenage girls, each representing a different country. The girls encounter dangerous villains and uncover secrets while having to use their cleverness to stay alive (from what I remember). It's a fun, unique film that has brought together the genres of thriller, mystery, and "family," if one would ever think it possible.

I wish I could find it on DVD these days. It really brings me back.


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