The Parent Trap (1961)

Last Updated on: October 5th, 2022

Here is everything you need to know about the amazing movie The Parent Trap (1961) including casting, reviews, fun facts and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!

The Parent Trap (1961) Description

The Parent Trap 1961In The Parent Trap, Susan and Sharon are identical twins separated at birth. Neither twin knows the other exists until a simple twist of fate finds them at the same summer camp. Then, realizing who they are, they plan a little twist of their own. They switch places with high hopes of getting their parents back together.

The Parent Trap (1961) Fun Facts

  • The movie was remade in 1998 and starred Lindsay Lohan.
  • The movie was the 6th biggest film of 1961.

The Parent Trap (1961) Cast:
  • Hayley Mills: Sharon McKendrick/Susan Evers
  • Brian Keith: Mitchell “Mitch” Evers
  • Maureen O’Hara: Margaret “Maggie” McKendrick
  • Joanna Barnes: Vicky Robinson
  • Charlie Ruggles: Charles McKendrick
  • Cathleen Nesbitt: Louise McKendrick
  • Una Merkel: Verbena the housekeeper
  • Leo G. Carroll: Reverend Dr. Mosby
  • Linda Watkins: Edna Robinson
  • Ruth McDevitt: Miss Abbey Inch
  • Crahan Denton: Hecky the ranch foreman
  • Nancy Kulp: Miss Grunecker
  • Frank De Vol: Mr. Eaglewood

The Parent Trap (1961) Crew:
  • Director: David Swift
  • Producer: Walt Disney and George Golitzen
  • Music: Paul Smith, Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman

The Parent Trap (1961) Details

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  • Year Released: 1961
  • Type of Movie: Live-Action
  • Box Office: $25.1 million
  • Awards: Nominated Academy Award
  • IMDB Link

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