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The Gnome-Mobile (1967)

Approved | | Adventure, Family, Fantasy | 19 July 1967 (USA)
An eccentric millionaire and his grandchildren are embroiled in the plights of some forest gnomes who are searching for the rest of their tribe. While helping them, the millionaire is ... See full summary »

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D.J. Mulrooney / Knobby
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Ralph Yarby
Tom Lowell ...
Jasper
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Horatio Quaxton
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Rufus
Jerome Cowan ...
Dr. Ramsey
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Dr. Scoggins
Norman Grabowski ...
Male Nurse
Gil Lamb ...
Gas Attendant
Maudie Prickett ...
Katie Barrett
Cami Sebring ...
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An eccentric millionaire and his grandchildren are embroiled in the plights of some forest gnomes who are searching for the rest of their tribe. While helping them, the millionaire is suspected of being crazy because he's seeing gnomes! He's committed, and the niece and nephew and the gnomes have to find him and free him. Written by Marta Dawes <smdawes@home.com>

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Automobil za patuljke  »

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Trivia

Many of the same special effects used for this movie were also used in Disney's earlier film Darby O'Gill and the Little People (1959). See more »

Goofs

After collecting the children from the airport D.J drives them to the woods, the view through the rear window shows them driving on the left side of the road, as it is in the USA this is incorrect. See more »

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Referenced in Schlock! The Secret History of American Movies (2001) See more »

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Stars and Stripes Forever
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Written by John Philip Sousa
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A whole lot of fun
22 February 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Walter Brennan plays a dual role in this film; he's the millionaire who tries to help the gnomes, and he's also Knobby, the 945 year old gnome who is losing his interest in living because he doesn't believe there are any more gnomes in the world but him and his grandson, Jasper. Anything with Walter in it is bound to be good, and this film has a lot of excitement and chases in it. As well as a catchy title song that you'll be singing in your head for weeks. Great for kids and grown-ups.


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