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The Parent Trap ()


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Teenage twin sisters swap places and scheme to reunite their divorced parents.

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Susan Evers / Sharon McKendrick
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Maggie McKendrick
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Mitch Evers
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Charles McKendrick (as Charlie Ruggles)
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Verbena
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Rev. Dr. Mosby
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Vicky Robinson
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Louise McKendrick
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Miss Inch (as Ruth Mc Devitt)
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Hecky
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Edna Robinson
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Miss Grunecker
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Mr. Eaglewood
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Kay Cole ...
Betsy - Sharon's Camp Inch Roommate (uncredited)
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Mitch Evers' Golf Caddy (uncredited)
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Miss Lockness - the Housekeeper (uncredited)
Lynette Winter ...
Ursala - Camp Inch Roomate (uncredited)

Directed by

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David Swift

Written by

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Erich Kästner ... (book "Das doppelte Lottchen")
 
David Swift ... (written for the screen by)

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George Golitzen ... associate producer (as George Golitzin)
Walt Disney ... producer (uncredited)

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Paul J. Smith ... (as Paul Smith)

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Lucien Ballard ... director of photography

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Philip W. Anderson

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Carroll Clark
Robert Clatworthy

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Hal Gausman
Emile Kuri

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Bill Thomas ... (costumes designed by)

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Pat McNalley ... makeup artist
Ruth Sandifer ... hair stylist

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Ivan Volkman ... assistant director

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Robert O. Cook ... sound supervisor
Dean Thomas ... sound

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Petro Vlahos ... special effects engineer (uncredited)

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Ub Iwerks ... special photographic effects
Bob Broughton ... visual effects (uncredited)

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Chuck Arnold ... camera operator (uncredited)
Harry Young ... first assistant camera (uncredited)

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Gertrude Casey ... costumer
Chuck Keehne ... costumer

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Evelyn Kennedy ... music editor
Franklyn Marks ... orchestrator

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Xavier Atencio ... special titles
Leon Charles ... dialogue coach
Don DaGradi ... sequence consultant
Walt Disney ... presenter
T. Hee ... special titles
Bill Justice ... special titles
Susan Henning ... twin double (uncredited)
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Plot Summary

Hayley Mills plays twins who, unknown to their divorced parents, meet at a summer camp. Products of single parent households, they switch places so as to meet the parent they never knew, and then contrive to reunite them. Written by Stewart M. Clamen

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Taglines Caught in a merry marital mix-up! See more »
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Also Known As
  • La fiancée de Papa (France)
  • Die Vermählung ihrer Eltern geben bekannt (Germany)
  • Tú a Boston y yo a California (Spain)
  • Operación Cupido (Peru)
  • Apád-anyád idejöjjön (Hungary)
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  • 129 min
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Cumulative Worldwide Gross $29,650,385

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Trivia In the dance party scene, where the layer cake falls off the beak of the totem pole, and drops onto Miss Inch's (Ruth McDevitt's) face, Director David Swift originally wanted to cut the shot of the cake-fall. But when Walt Disney saw the rushes, he told Swift to leave the shot in, saying it would be the biggest laugh in the movie. Turns out, Walt was right. See more »
Goofs While singing "Let's Get Together," twice Sharon's hand momentarily disappears crossing over into Susan's frame. See more »
Movie Connections Edited into The Title Makers/Nature's Half Acre (1961). See more »
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Quotes Miss Inch: [reading from index cards] Welcome to Camp Inch, new arrivals. I am your supreme commander here. My name is...
[turns to the next card and continues reading]
Miss Inch: Miss Inch.
[frowns, looks back at the previous card in confusion, then re-reads the new one]
Miss Inch: Oh, yes, Miss Inch.
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