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Now You See Him, Now You Don't (1972)

A chemistry student invents a spray that makes its wearer invisible. A crook finds out about it, and plans to steal it for himself.

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Alfred (as Neil Russell)
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John Myhers ...
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A chemistry student invents a spray that makes its wearer invisible. A crook finds out about it, and plans to steal it for himself.

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The INVISIBLE Vapor Caper! See more »

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Family | Comedy | Sci-Fi

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12 July 1972 (USA)  »

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Es kracht, es zischt - zu seh'n ist nischt  »

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A comic strip adaptation of the film was published in The Walt Disney's Treasury of Classic Tales between 2nd April 1972 and 25th June 1972. See more »

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When Dexter, Kurt Russell, dips things in the invisibility solution like the tweezers and the ruler you can see for an instant the end that falls off so as to give the appearance of invisibility. See more »

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Referenced in Malcolm in the Middle: Dinner Out (2000) See more »

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charming family fun
1 December 2015 | by See all my reviews

College dean Higgins (Joe Flynn) is trying to cut the chemistry department budget. He dismisses all the science being done by the students. A lightning strike hits the lab. The next day, Dexter Riley (Kurt Russell) checks the damaged experiments and discovers an invisibility liquid. He shows his friends Richard Schuyler and Debbie Dawson. Crooked investor A.J. Arno (Cesar Romero) has bought up the college's mortgage. The Dean is clueless but the three friends suspect Arno has nefarious motives.

This is the second of the Dexter Riley movies from Disney. It is charming family fun. There is an endearing innocence about these movies. Baby-faced Kurt Russell is great. I also love the pre-CGI special effects. As a kid, I was engrossed by them. As an adult, I am enchanted by them. The story is silly but that's also part of the charm.


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