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The Parent Trap (1961 film) Quotes

The Parent Trap (1961 film) is a TV program that first aired in 1970 . The Parent Trap ended its run in 1970.

It features Walt Disney as producer, Songs: in charge of musical score, and Lucien Ballard as head of cinematography.

The Parent Trap (1961 film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of The Parent Trap (1961 film) is 128 minutes long. The Parent Trap (1961 film) is distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

The cast includes: Hayley Mills as Sharon McKendrick, Maureen O'Hara as Margaret 'Maggie' McKendrick, Brian Keith as Mitch Evers, Charles Ruggles as Charles McKendrick, Joanna Barnes as Vicky Robinson, Cathleen Nesbitt as Louise McKendrick, and Nancy Kulp as Miss Grunecker.

The Parent Trap (1961 film) Quotes

Joanna Barnes as Vicky Robinson

  • (Joanna Barnes) "You're a big girl now, Susan. You're old enough to understand that wonderful, delicate mystery that happens sometimes between a man and a woman."
  • (Hayley Mills) "I know what wonderful, delicate mystery Daddy sees in you. And I can't say I blame him there, either. You're very nicely put together."
  • (Joanna Barnes) "Your father underestimates you, I think."
  • (Hayley Mills) "I'm sure you won't, will you, Vicky?"
  • (Joanna Barnes) "Susan, dear, you've had him to yourself all this time, and I can understand that suddenly to have another woman around, well, it's a tremendous intrusion. But all my life, it seemed, I've hoped and waited for someone like him: someone gentle and mature, rough-edged, but quick to laugh, someone understanding and wise. All the things that I've come to love and cherish in him."
  • (Hayley Mills) "Well, that's very refreshing."
  • (Joanna Barnes) "Why, dear?"
  • (Hayley Mills) "Most girls just run after Daddy because he's so wealthy."
  • (Joanna Barnes) "Are you inferring that I'd marry your father for his money?"
  • (Hayley Mills) "If the shoe fits, wear it."
  • (Joanna Barnes) "Look, pet. I've tried to be friendly, but I'm going to marry your father, so you get used to the idea."
  • (Hayley Mills) "You wanna bet?"
  • (Joanna Barnes) "Oh, honey, don't you play with the big girls. You'll be in way over your head."

Hayley Mills as Sharon McKendrick

  • (Hayley Mills) "'Cos that's how true love creates its beautiful agony. All splendid lovers had just dreadful times. Er, Pelias and Melisande, Daphnis and Chloë. History's just jammed with stories of lovers parted by some silly thing."
  • (Hayley Mills) "Don't you see, Dad, it's all relative. Compared to her, you're an old man."
  • (Brian Keith) "I am not an old man."
  • (Susan Evers) "Do you want to know Father? And I'm just dying to know Mother. It might be so scary that we just might be able to pull it off."
  • (Hayley Mills) "Pull what off?"
  • (Susan Evers) "Switch places."
  • (Hayley Mills) "Switch?"
  • (Susan Evers) "We can do it. We're twins, aren't we? Oh, I'm just dying to know Mother. Look, now I'M getting goosebumps."
  • (Hayley Mills) "Me, too. You know something? There's more to it than just switching places. I believe fate brought us together."
  • (Susan Evers) "How so?"
  • (Hayley Mills) "If we switched, sooner or later, they'd have to unswitch us."
  • (Susan Evers) "Mother would have to bring me to California to unmix us."
  • (Hayley Mills) "And they'd have to meet again."
  • (Susan Evers) "Face-to-face. Are you thinking what I'm thinking?"
  • (Hayley Mills) "Exactly."
  • (Susan Evers) "Let's get to work."
  • (Hayley Mills) "Who's that?"
  • (Susan Evers) "Are you kidding? Ricky Nelson?"
  • (Hayley Mills) "Oh, your boyfriend."
  • (Susan Evers) "I wish he was. You mean you've never heard of him? Where do ya come from? Outer space?"
  • (Hayley Mills) "My nails, I bit them all because of you. And my hair. Look at my hair. I cut it off just for you. Of all the pigheaded fathers."

Maureen O'Hara as Margaret 'Maggie' McKendrick

  • (Maureen O'Hara) "Oh yes. Don't say anything about that dear, sweet, precious Vicky. That plus-faced child bride and her electric hips."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "Oh darn."
  • (Brian Keith) "What's the matter?"
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "Well, I've got a wet dishcloth on and I put some knots in it. Open it for me."
  • (Brian Keith) "Maggie, as long as everybody's apologizing, I think maybe I better do mine too. I mean about the other night, well, I didn't mean for it to sound like uh -- I guess I'm not very good with the compliments what growing up out here with the cows --"
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "Oh now, don't give me that old "growing up with the cows routine". You handed me that years ago."
  • (Brian Keith) "I did not."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "You certainly did."
  • (Brian Keith) "Well it worked didn't it? You liked it."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "Don't you take that tone with me Mitch. I lambed you once."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "Now stand back."
  • (Brian Keith) "Oh Maggie, come on --"
  • (Brian Keith) "Ow."
  • (Brian Keith) "Why do you have to get so physical?"
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "Oh, stop being such a big baby. Let me take a look at it."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "You're acting worst than the twins."

Brian Keith as Mitch Evers

  • (Brian Keith) "Ah Maggie, you're so beautiful."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "Ah --"
  • (Brian Keith) "No I mean it. I know I don't say things like you want to hear, but I've been thinking a lot about you, and us, and the way things used to be -- this might sound funny to you but you know what I've missed most of all?"
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "Mitch?"
  • (Brian Keith) "What?"
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "You've got stew all over you."
  • (Brian Keith) "I don't care."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "Go and wash it off."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "What do you miss?"
  • (Brian Keith) "Well, I don't care if it does sound silly; I miss those wet stockings you used to have hanging around the bathroom, and I miss my razor being dull because you used it to shave your legs with. And I miss the hairpins mixed up with the fish hooks in my tackle box -- it's no fun having a clothes closet all to myself. And it's no fun swearing because you're not around to make believe you're shocked by it. Well, nothing's any good without you Maggie, I miss a lot of things -- I guess I just miss you."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "Why did you take so long to tell me?"
  • (Brian Keith) "I don't know -- Well because, cause I guess I was hoping that you'd come back sometime. Maggie, I've been the prize chump of the world. We've both been. We're going to grow into a couple of old lonely people if we don't do something about it."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "I know."
  • (Brian Keith) "You don't want that, do you?"
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "No Mitch."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "Oh Mitch, it's been so long -- so very long."
  • (Brian Keith) "Don't cry. Listen, you can slug me in the eye anytime you want."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "Ok."
  • (Brian Keith) "Would you mind putting on something decent?"
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "I'm dressed perfectly decent."
  • (Brian Keith) "Yeah, running around in my bathrobe. The priest could come in here any minute, it looks like we just --"
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "Like we what?"
  • (Brian Keith) "Just go upstairs and put on some clothes."
  • (Brian Keith) "Hey, wait a minute, there's no call for that. They didn't do anything to you."
  • (Joanna Barnes) "You'll never know what they did to me, you big GOON. Now get me outta this stinkin' fresh air."
  • (Brian Keith) "Hey, Maggie, you look pretty good. What did you do to yourself?"
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "Do to myself?"
  • (Brian Keith) "Hey, uh, what happened to dinner?"
  • (Verbena 'Ever's Housekeeper') "Oh, dinner's being served on the patio tonight."
  • (Brian Keith) "Oh, whose idea is that?"
  • (Verbena 'Ever's Housekeeper') "It's none of my nevermind. I don't say a word."
  • (Brian Keith) "I know, you never say a word to anyone."

Charles Ruggles as Charles McKendrick

  • (Charles Ruggles) "My dear, what are you doing?"
  • (Susan Evers) "Making a memory."
  • (Charles Ruggles) "Making a memory?"
  • (Susan Evers) "All my life, when I'm quite grown-up I will always remember my grandfather and how he smelled of"
  • (Susan Evers) "tobacco and peppermint."
  • (Charles Ruggles) "Smelled of tobacco and peppermint."
  • (Charles Ruggles) "Well, I'll tell you what. I take the peppermint for my indigestion and as for the tobacco"
  • (Charles Ruggles) "to make your grandmother mad."
  • (Charles Ruggles) "Louise, for once I'm putting my foot down. Now let them alone."

Nancy Kulp as Miss Grunecker

  • (Miss Inch) "Congratulations. In the history of this camp, that was the most infamous, the most disgusting, the most revolting display of hooliganism we have ever had."
  • (Nancy Kulp) "Rolling around like hooligans in front of our guests."
  • (Miss Inch) "And worst of all, two sisters who should be setting a good example."
  • (Susan Evers) "We're not sisters."
  • (Hayley Mills) "I've never seen HER before in my life."
  • (Miss Inch) "They are. Aren't they?"
  • (Nancy Kulp) "No ma'am. Just look-alikes."
  • (Miss Inch) "An amazing resemblance."

Cathleen Nesbitt as Louise McKendrick

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