Summer Magic

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Summer Magic ★★ 1963

An impecunious recent widow is forced to leave Boston and settle her family in a small town in Maine. Typical, forgettable Disney drama; early Mills vehicle. A remake of “Mother Carey's Chickens.” 116m/C VHS, DVD . Hayley Mills, Burl Ives, Dorothy McGuire, Deborah Walley, Una Merkel, Eddie Hodges; D: James Neilson; M: Buddy (Norman Dale) Baker.