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13 Frightened Girls (1963)

Approved | | Adventure, Comedy, Thriller | July 1963 (USA)
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While attending a school for diplomats' daughters, the teen-aged daughter of the American ambassador uses her access to various embassies to engage in espionage.

Director:

William Castle

Writers:

Otis L. Guernsey Jr. (story), Robert Dillon (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Murray Hamilton ... Wally Sanders
Joyce Taylor ... Soldier
Hugh Marlowe ... John Hull
Khigh Dhiegh ... Kang
Charlie Briggs Charlie Briggs ... Mike the Chauffeur
Norma Varden ... Miss Pittford
Garth Benton Garth Benton ... Peter Van Hagen
María Cristina Servera María Cristina Servera ... Argentina
Janet Mary Prance Janet Mary Prance ... Australia
Penny Anne Mills Penny Anne Mills ... Canada
Alexandra Bastedo ... Alex - England (as Alexandra Lendon Bastedo)
Ariane Glaser Ariane Glaser ... France
Ilona Schütze Ilona Schütze ... Ilona - Germany
Anna Baj Anna Baj ... Italy
Aiko Sakamoto Aiko Sakamoto ... Japan
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Storyline

Thirteen girls in a Swiss boarding school, particularly one Candace Hull ("Kitten", "Candy"), stir up trouble on their vacation as they mess with the diplomatic affairs of their elders and get into serious trouble when a Russian spy is discovered murdered. Written by Robert B. DeSalvo <rdesalvo@earthlink.net>

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The big fright! The eerie sight! See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

July 1963 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Candy Web See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The Teenage Diplomats were girls who won a publicized contest to have roles in the movie. See more »

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In Belgravia, London there are American post boxes and street lamps. See more »

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References North by Northwest (1959) See more »

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Cute
19 June 2014 | by utgard14See all my reviews

Well this is a weird one. Interesting but weird. A mix of a Gidget type of teenage comedy with a spy spoof. Not sure why it's so hated. Leonard Maltin gave it a BOMB rating, for crying out loud. That's completely unfair. It's a cute and harmless little bit of fluff with some funny moments, especially early on. I liked Kathy Dunn and Lynne Sue Moon. Maybe people hate it because it's from William Castle and has a misleading title that makes it sound like a horror movie? I don't know. Admittedly the fun and cuteness of it wears off after awhile. When it seems to take its spy plot seriously is when things get a little dull. But it picks back up towards the end. I didn't think it was bad at all. Ignore the overly harsh criticisms and judge it for yourself.


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