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The Brass Bottle (1964)

After being released from his bottle by Harold Ventimore, the genie Fakrash commits himself to improving his new master's life. The only problem is that instead of helping Harold, Fakrash ... See full summary »

Director:

Harry Keller

Writers:

Oscar Brodney (screenplay), Thomas Anstey Guthrie (novel) (as F. Anstey)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tony Randall ... Harold Ventimore
Burl Ives ... Fakrash
Barbara Eden ... Sylvia Kenton
Kamala Devi ... Tezra
Edward Andrews ... Prof. Kenton
Richard Erdman ... Seymour Jenks
Kathie Browne ... Hazel Jenks
Ann Doran ... Martha Kenton
Philip Ober ... William Beevor
Parley Baer ... Samuel Wackerbath
Howard Smith ... Sen. Grindle
Lulu Porter ... Belly Dancer
Alex Gerry ... Dr. Travisley
Herb Vigran ... Eddie
Alan Dexter Alan Dexter ... Joe
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Storyline

After being released from his bottle by Harold Ventimore, the genie Fakrash commits himself to improving his new master's life. The only problem is that instead of helping Harold, Fakrash tends to get his master into more predicaments than he gets him out of. Written by Anonymous

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genie | based on novel | magic | See All (3) »

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Genres:

Comedy | Fantasy

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 June 1964 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

El ánfora mágica See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Scarus,Universal Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Served as the inspiration for I Dream of Jeannie (1965). and also starred Barbara Eden who played Jeannie the Genie. See more »

Goofs

If the genie can see into the future to see stock prices, why can he not see the consequences of his own actions and the trouble he will and them both in with the Securities and Exchange Commission for his own dealings on the stock markets? See more »

Quotes

Harold Ventimore: Oh, cut out that silly double-talk! You're not even any good at it.
Fakrash: I was but expressing my gratitude for my release from the brass bottle!
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Soundtracks

Fakrash Chant
(uncredited)
Written by Joseph Gershenson
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Universal- We want this Classic on DVD !!!
21 October 2006 | by mog1254See all my reviews

Please-If anyone from Universal Studios EVER frequents these boards; it's PAST time for this Tony Randall classic to be released on DVD. Tony Randall and Burl Ives are hilarious, and Barbara Eden sets the stage for her role in I dream of Jeannie. The 60's were a different time for movie studios, and this is indeed a family movie that everyone can enjoy and have fun laughing with. It's a true joy to see Tony Randall who was always a fine gifted actor. Why hasn't Universal ever released this on DVD is beyond me. Universal-you can release every other movie made for over 60 years, why not the Brass Bottle. And folks, write Universal asking them to release this movie from their vaults. Thanks


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