Cinema: Adults Are Boobs

The Parent Trap (Buena Vista) might be expected to create pandemic jaundice among adult viewers, since it concerns the efforts of teen-aged twins to kid their divorced parents into remarrying. Surprisingly, the film is delightful—mostly because of 15-year-old Hayley Mills, the blonde button nose who played the endearing delinquent in Tiger Bay.

The twins—Hayley plays both—know nothing about each other; their parents separated when they were babies. Hayley the First is a demure Bostonian who lives with her mother (Maureen O'Hara); Hayley the Second is a rowdy Californian who ranches with her roughneck...

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