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The Moon-Spinners (1964)

I have to admit that every once in a while, I pick a complete flop with our son. He didn’t like Disney’s The Moon-Spinners at all. 545 more words


Hayley Mills in "The Moonspinners" (1964) - reviewed by George

Hayley’s 5th Disney movie is a suspense adventure with innocent people getting pulled into a complex jewel robbery. Ironically (and of course, as frequently stated, what I write is my personal opinion) this Disney movie has more suspense than Hitchcock’s… 337 more words


Hayley Mills

Hayley Mills (born 1946): star of Pollyanna (1960), The Parent Trap (1961), The Trouble with Angels (1966); most recent credit 2014.


Hayley Mills in "in search of The Castaways" ( 1962) - reviewed by George

Hayley’s third Disney movie is an adventure with some songs and comedy. The setting (initially) is Glasgow in 1858. The story is based on a Jules Verne novel and stays very close to the novel in both names and specific locations. 474 more words


Mad for a Cocktail Party

The Mood

1960s cocktails. “Mad Men”. Evening at the Cocktail Lounge. Dimmed lighting.

The Featured Piece

A 1960s labelled by Branel MODEL. This dress was acquired from an auction through Elstree Studios in London back in the 60s. 81 more words

Addendum to and Extra Thoughts about "Pollyanna" by George

When I replaced the dvd in the case I found that there’s a second disc of bonus material. David Swift, the director, has a lot to say about how he made the picture, what Walt Disney thought about the dailies, and so on. 762 more words


Whistle down the Wind (1961)

When it’s on: Thursday, 4 January (6.30 pm)
Channel: Talking Pictures
IMDb Link

We’re heading towards the end of this two week blitz of seasonal postings on the site, and what better film to cover than a charming slice of northern whimsy like… 1,164 more words