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The Brass Bottle (1964)

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Comedy about the proverbial genie who comes out of a bottle (a table lamp in this instance) to serve his new master. The only problem is that instead of helping his master, the genie (Burl ... See full summary »

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Comedy about the proverbial genie who comes out of a bottle (a table lamp in this instance) to serve his new master. The only problem is that instead of helping his master, the genie (Burl Ives) tends to get his master (Tony Randall) into more predicaments than he gets him out of. Written by Anonymous

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Lookout world! Nothing's going to be the same again!

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Comedy | Fantasy

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15 June 1964 (Denmark)  »

Also Known As:

El ánfora mágica  »

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Trivia

Served as the inspiration for I Dream of Jeannie (1965). See more »

Goofs

King Solomon did not have 1000 wives as quoted by the genie. According to the Bible, 300 of them were only concubines, making his wife total actually 700. See more »

Quotes

Fakrash: My patience is exhausted! Small minds deserve small bodies to *match*.
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Referenced in What's My Line?: Episode dated 29 March 1964 (1964) See more »

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Fakrash Chant
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Universal- We want this Classic on DVD !!!
21 October 2006 | by See all my reviews

Please-If anyone from Universal Studios EVER frequents these boards; it's PAST time for this Tony Randall classic to be released on DVD. Tony Randall and Burl Ives are hilarious, and Barbara Eden sets the stage for her role in I dream of Jeannie. The 60's were a different time for movie studios, and this is indeed a family movie that everyone can enjoy and have fun laughing with. It's a true joy to see Tony Randall who was always a fine gifted actor. Why hasn't Universal ever released this on DVD is beyond me. Universal-you can release every other movie made for over 60 years, why not the Brass Bottle. And folks, write Universal asking them to release this movie from their vaults. Thanks


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