Fran Garrison's all in a tizzy because her prize Dachshund, Danke, is having pups, and she has hopes of one of the pups becoming a champion. But at the vet's, her husband Mark is talked ... See full summary »
A bumbling professor accidently invents flying rubber, or "Flubber", an incredible material that gains energy every time it strikes a hard surface. It allows for the invention of shoes that can allow jumps of amazing heights and enables a modified Model-T to fly. Unfortunately, no one is interested in the material except for Alonzo Hawk, a corrupt businessman who wants to steal the material for himself.Written by
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The car is a 1915 Ford Model T. The Model T (with design changes) was in production from 1908 until 1927 and sold 16.5M cars. See more »
Professor Brainerd and Charlie were not belted in when the Professor took the Model T on its maiden flight. They should have fallen to their deaths when the Model T did an aerial somersault.
If you check this particular sequence carefully you'll discover that Brainerd and Charlie WERE belted in when the professor took the Model T on its maiden flight. See more »
I must have been eight when I saw this, since it's listed as coming out in 1961. I was an unsophisticated kid, who didn't see too many movies in my youth, and those I did see tended towards the non-controversial. I'm glad they did, there was plenty of time for me to learn about "sex, drugs, and rock and roll later in my movie-going career. MacMurray, Kirk, and Wynn (and the others) played their roles to perfection, leaving me in open-mouthed admiration. An added bonus, my Dad was a professor and for quite a while, my brother and I called him the Absent Minded Professor...
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