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The Misadventures of Merlin Jones (1964)

Approved | | Family, Comedy, Sci-Fi | 25 March 1964 (USA)
Merlin Jones, a precocious and intelligent high-school boy, experiments with hypnosis and creates a mind-reading machine. However, his experiments land him in deep trouble with the law.

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Merlin Jones
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Jennifer (as Annette)
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Judge Holmsby / Lex Fortas
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Police Captain Loomis
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Professor Shattuck
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Mrs. Gossett, Holmby's Housekeeper
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Detective Hutchins
Norman Grabowski ...
Norman, Midvale Football Player
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Merlin Jones, a precocious and intelligent high-school boy, experiments with hypnosis and creates a mind-reading machine. However, his experiments land him in deep trouble with the law. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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At the 17:46 mark, a girl in the library is overheard reading about Zachary Taylor being the "11th man to be president of the United States." He was in fact, 12th President, 1849-1850. See more »

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Followed by The Monkey's Uncle (1965) See more »

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FUN FILM!!!

Who wouldn't want to read the minds of everyone around you?!! Merlin Jones does this and more in this hysterical film! Annette sings the title song,but its lacking a bit in enthusiasm. It's a real 60's production,but it's great for kids!!


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