A bumbling professor accidently invents flying rubber, or "Flubber", an incredible material that gains energy every time it strikes a hard surface. It allows for the invention of shoes that can allow jumps of amazing heights and enables a modified Model-T to fly. Unfortunately, no one is interested in the material except for Alonzo Hawk, a corrupt businessman who wants to steal the material for himself. Written by
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THIS UNIDENTIFIED FLYING OBJECT THREW A PENTAGON INTO A PANIC! (original print ad - all caps)
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The 5th most commercially successful movie at the US domestic box office in 1961, grossing $25,381,407 (the most successful being, by a wide margin, another Disney classic, 101 Dalmatians at $153,000,000 (Source: The Numbers). See more
When Alonzo Hawk is talking to Ned and Betsy about 'merging together', Betsy is putting on his flubberized shoes. Right before Alonzo gets up you clearly see that the soles of the shoes do not have Flubber applied, although he jumps as if he did. He never changes shoes. See more
[the fire crew's net had been accidentally broken by Alonzo Hawk during their attempt to rescue him
I told you we needed a new one.
You told me? What do you think I've been telling the town council? How am I supposed to buy a new net without an appropriation?
Well, don't get hot. I only mentioned it.
Well, you just keep the kinks out of the fire hose. That's all I want from you. I'm the Chief!
Medfield Fight Song
Written by Richard M. Sherman
and Robert B. Sherman See more