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13 Frightened Girls! (1963)

Approved  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Thriller  |  July 1963 (USA)
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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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Cast

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Wally Sanders
Joyce Taylor ...
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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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Penny Anne Mills ...
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Alexandra Bastedo ...
Alex - England (as Alexandra Lendon Bastedo)
Ariane Glaser ...
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Ilona Schütze ...
Ilona - Germany
Anna Baj ...
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Aiko Sakamoto ...
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Storyline

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 big fright! The eerie sight! See more »


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July 1963 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Candy Web  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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(Pathécolor)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The Teenage Diplomats were girls who won a publicized contest to have roles in the movie. See more »

Goofs

When Candy's father shot into the limousine door lock to break Candy out and save her from the bomb, she crouched down in the back seat and hid directly behind the door lock so that he was shooting directly at her head from only a couple of feet away, instead of moving to the far side of the back seat to get away from the door. At that range, his shot should have gone through the door and hit her in the head. See more »

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References 13 Ghosts (1960) See more »

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User Reviews

 
Saw this movie when I was 11 or 12, love it!
1 September 2001 | by (Southbridge, MA) – See all my reviews

Several decades later, I still remember it, and wish it were on video or dvd. William Castle had a unique ability when it came to putting children in dangerous adult situations. His other film that comes to mind here is "Let's Kill Uncle," about a 12 year boy whose life is in dangered by his charming, cunning, financially challenged, ex-spy uncle. I think the bad reviews are a reflection of the fact that the film is hard to catagorize. As a pre-teen I found the idea of a group of young girls from different nations and cultures saving the world very appealing. Kinda fit in with my devotion to the Man From UNCLE.


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