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New documentary pays tribute to 'The Parent Trap'

Includes an exclusive interview with Hayley Mills!

Hayley Mills and Hayley Mills in "The Parent Trap." (Photo: Walt Disney Productions)

Remember the 1961 movie "The Parent Trap"? Hayley Mills starred as twins who were separated very young by divorce, meet at summer camp and discover they're sisters. They hatch a scheme to get their parents back together and become a family again. A fun romp that also stars Brian Keith and Maureen O'Hara.

Indiana filmmaker Aaron Pacentine and his Family Films Productions have released Part 1 of a new documentary, "For Now, Always & Forever: The Parent Trap Story." (You might even see me in this movie!)

From the website:

This heartwarming documentary takes a nostalgic look at the beloved 1961 film, The Parent Trap, and its enduring legacy. This first episode titled "For Now Always, & Forever"" sets the stage for an emotional and heartwarming journey that reunites the cast, shines a light on their experiences during the filming and premieres untold stories that will delight fans of all ages.

The film is produced by Aaron Pacentine And Narrated & Hosted by Christopher Inlow.

The documentary begins with all-new interviews conducted with the original cast members, including Hayley Mills, Susan Henning, Joanna Barnes, and Tommy Sands. Through these interviews, viewers gain insight into the making of the film, their personal recollections, and the impact of "The Parent Trap" on their lives and careers.

The episode not only features the iconic cast but numerous uncredited actors from Camp Inch, such as Lynette Winter, Kay Cole, Barbara Hunter, and L. Jackman, who unveil their experiences and cherished memories from the set.

Throughout the documentary, there are special appearances by celebrated guests, including Bill Cotter, Eva LaRue, Marilyn McCoo, and Rita Rose who shares thoughts on the lasting influence and appeal of "The Parent Trap" and Disney memories.

Additionally, the film offers a delightful glimpse into Hayley Mills' visit to Disneyland with her family, where they reminisce about the magic of the film and its connection to the theme park. This segment showcases the love and adoration fans have for "The Parent Trap" and highlights its impact on popular culture.

In a captivating twist, the documentary delves into Annette Funicello's connection to "The Parent Trap," with Eva LaRue revealing touching and heartwarming stories about her involvement with the film and its impact on her life.

With its uplifting tone and nostalgic appeal, it promises to be an enchanting experience for the entire family and any fans of "The Parent Trap" franchise and Disney history.

You can rent the movie for streaming for $7.95 or buy it for $12.95. Click here:


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