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The Moon-Spinners (1964)

Young English girl Nikky and her aunt arrive at the Moon-Spinners, a hotel on Crete, to a less than enthusiastic welcome. The coolness of the owner is only out-done by the surliness of her ... See full summary »

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Young English girl Nikky and her aunt arrive at the Moon-Spinners, a hotel on Crete, to a less than enthusiastic welcome. The coolness of the owner is only out-done by the surliness of her brother Stratos, recently back from London. But then there is nice English lad Mark to make friends with, at least until Stratos and his pal take a shot at him one night. When Nikky helps him hide she finds the Greeks are after her too. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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HAYLEY and a ROMANTIC STRANGER bound together by an ancient secret... too dangerous to share! See more »


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A holdsugár-szövők  »

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The film was broken up into three parts for screenings over three nights when the picture debuted on television. See more »

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When Nickie is trapped in the windmill it is late afternoon, yet when they cut away to the aunt at the Inn, it is dark out as if it were night. Then, when Stratos goes to the windmill in the scene after that, it is late afternoon again. See more »

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Stratos: They cannot have lied. The stars cannot lie...
Madame Habib: Everybody lies when it serves their purpose, even the stars
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Villiage Wedding
Written by Ron Grainer
Performed by The Ron Grainer Orchestra
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A fun-filled exotic adventure for the whole family
20 June 2001 | by (Nashua, New Hamphire) – See all my reviews

The Moon-Spinners, which takes Hayley Mills to the island of Crete, is an exciting adventure story that's appropriate for children of all ages. Mills is Nikki Ferris, a young woman on vacation with her aunt. "Moon-Spinners" moves quickly into action and is definitely better than Mills' previous film, Summer Magic, because of its expansion and explanation of different characters' backgrounds. If you like Hayley Mills' Disney films, you'll love The Moon-Spinners".


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