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Prof. Daniel Potter
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Janice Claridge
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Griswald
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Sweeney
Ernest Truex ...
Claridge
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Sergeant
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Catfish
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Sally Brighton (as Celia Kaye)
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Tommy
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Bob Brighton
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Mrs. Claridge (as Harriet MacGibbon)
Jim Boles ...
Pete
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Connie Gilchrist ...
Maid
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Fluffy the lion is the main attraction in this comedy. He plays the subject of an ambitious experiment done by Daniel Potter (TONY RANDALL), a scientist trying to prove that even a wild animal like a lion can be made into a pet with proper training. Wherever he goes, Potter's ponderous pet incites mayhem amongst the region's fearful residents. To escape his panicky neighbors, Potter and Fluffy hide out in a hotel. There, the owner's daughter (SHIRLEY JONES) falls for the unlikely duo, while everyone else fall all over themselves in a panic. Our heroes find themselves on the run from the law when Fluffy is accused of eating someone! Can Potter stop the police before they shoot an innocent lion? Written by Ian McKendell <imckendell@mac.com>

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King of Beasts...or Prince of Pussycats?

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27 June 1965 (USA)  »

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El profesor y el león  »

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Ralph Helfer, the trainer and owner of Zamba (a.k.a. Fluffy), doubled for Tony Randall in the scenes where he and the lion were together. See more »

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Referenced in What's My Line?: Episode dated 16 August 1964 (1964) See more »

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DVD Release???
26 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Fluffy is a great family movie. I remember watching Fluffy for the first time on a 10 inch B&W TV that my parents gave me for Christmas when I was 10. Why isn't this movie being released on DVD? I haven't seen Fluffy even on TV for years. Fluffy is a great comedy and should be available for viewing. Tony Randall is hilarious and since his death almost all of his earlier movies have been released on DVD in sets but not Fluffy! I have searched every internet website in search of this movie on VHS or DVD and as far as I can tell it has never been released. I am sure that even today's generation would find this movie funny and enjoy every minute. Having a Lion running loose in hotel sets the stage for various humorous moments. PLEASE RELEASE THIS MOVIE ON DVD!


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