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The Moon-Spinners (1964)

G  |   |  Family, Mystery, Romance  |  8 July 1964 (USA)
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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 ... 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 <>

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Hayley's romantic, carefree holiday suddenly becomes an electrifying surprise in suspense! See more »


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A holdsugár-szövők  »

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The film was made and released about two years after its source novel of the same name by Mary Stewart had been first published in 1962. See more »


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 »


Alexis: No time make love!
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The Moon-Spinners Song
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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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