Movie The Parent Trap (1961)

20170407:
It's been such a long time since I've seen The Parent Trap and while I probably don't enjoy the movie as much as when I was a kid, it was still a joy to watch.

Sharon Mckendrick (Hayley Mills) and Susan Evers (Hayley Mills)

Netflix determined the movie for me as a 92% match. While I enjoy the movie, I decided to give the movie neither a thumbs up nor a thumbs down, because I don't want it as a seed for other movies.

Instant Comments:
Opening Credits:
It's been a while since I've seen this movie and I certainly forgot about the intro song. Though I remember most of the words once I heard the song.
Dialogue Coach

Mitch Evers (Brian Keith) and Maggie McKendrick (Maureen O'Hara)

Movie:
Betsy and Ursula.
"The nerve of her! Coming here with *your* face."
I never thought about that before. She already knows they look the same. So when she teases Sharon ("She's the spitting image of you-know-who?" "Who?" "Frankenstein!"), she's effectively making fun of her own image.
"Those bastards, they gopher trapped us!"; there's so much language that I probably never understood as a kid
"Let's Get Together" plays during the dance.

Sharon and Susan

Their birthday is on November 12.
Their tent name is called "Serendipity." I most definitely never noticed this before. [Serendipity is finding something when you're not looking for it]
Although thinking about it now, I don't know why parents would split up their children (especially twins) and not tell them...
That one girl and her skunk is one of the most memorable scenes. Haha.

Vicky Robinson (Joanna Barnes) and Sharon

"Tobacco and peppermint."
"Well what the heck were we just talking about then?" Haha. That confusing conversation is hilarious.
"Bourbon. Double. On the rocks."
In unison, "Surprise!"
"Never mind those angelic faces. I know vixen when I see them." [My girlfriend and I were recently playing an alphabet game and we were discussing the word vixen when we got to the letter 'V'.

Which is which?


Watched 20170407 (Netflix, Instant)
The Parent Trap (1961) David Swift. 129 min

Relevant Links:
The Parent Trap (IMDb.com)
The Parent Trap (RottenTomatoes.com)
The Parent Trap (1961 film) (Wikipedia.org)

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