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The Brass Bottle (1964)

What's amazing is the legalistic explanation as to why magic can not happen

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Seymour Jenks
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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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15 June 1964 (Denmark)  »

Also Known As:

El ánfora mágica  »

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Served as the inspiration for I Dream of Jeannie (1965). and also starred Barbara Eden who played Jeannie the Genie. See more »

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If the genie can see into the future to see stock prices, why can he not see the consequences of his own actions and the trouble he will and them both in with the Securities and Exchange Commission for his own dealings on the stock markets? See more »

Quotes

Mrs. McGruder: You didn't say what vegetables you want with the chicken.
Harold Ventimore: Oh... peas, carrots,
[looking out the window]
Harold Ventimore: camels!
Seymour Jenks: Camels?
Harold Ventimore: Camels! Oh no. Oh no... he didn't. Oh no!
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Fakrash Chant
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Written by Joseph Gershenson
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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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