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Summer Girl (1983)

When seductive young Cinni comes to babysit for a troubled couple, she's after more than extra spending money. Starting with the kids and working around to the husband, evil Cinni plots to ... See full summary »

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(as Robert Lewis)

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(teleplay), (novel)
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Gavin Shelburne
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Martina Shelburne
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Esther Reardon
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Cinni
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Peter Mitchell
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Jason Shelburne
Laura Jacoby ...
Fern Shelburne
Linda Ryan ...
Mrs. Ricks
Benjamin C. Jaus ...
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David Kraul ...
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James Lansbury ...
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Randy Spangler ...
2nd Officer
Lee Gaber ...
Bus Driver
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When seductive young Cinni comes to babysit for a troubled couple, she's after more than extra spending money. Starting with the kids and working around to the husband, evil Cinni plots to take over a young mother's life-ruthlessly dealing with anyone who gets in her way. Written by Anonymous

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12 April 1983 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Hands That Rob the Cradle  »

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Precursor to famous movie
11 February 2001 | by (Bronx, NY) – See all my reviews

I remember the movie from my high school days. We all wished we could have a babysitter like that. Now that I recall it more, that movie really was a precursor to "The Hand That Rocks the Cradle". Got the seducing sitter, two kids and the mischief/revenge factor. They even both take place by the beach. Note that Diane Franklin (the sitter) is the famous "MCI girl".


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