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Hello Down There (1969)

G | | Comedy, Sci-Fi | 25 June 1969 (USA)
A marine scientist volunteers to have his family live in a prototype underwater home to prove it's practical.

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Art Arthur (story), John McGreevey (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tony Randall ... Fred Miller
Janet Leigh ... Vivian Miller
Roddy McDowall ... Nate Ashbury
Jim Backus ... T.R. Hollister
Ken Berry ... Mel Cheever
Charlotte Rae ... Myrtle Ruth
Kay Cole Kay Cole ... Lorrie Miller
Richard Dreyfuss ... Harold Webster
Lou Wagner ... Marvin Webster
Gary Tigerman Gary Tigerman ... Tommie Miller
Arnold Stang ... Jonah
Harvey Lembeck ... Sonarman
Merv Griffin ... Himself
Lee Meredith ... Dr. Wells
Bruce Gordon ... Adm. Sheridan
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Storyline

Marine scientist Fred Miller designs the world's first underwater home, but when the business magnate funding his work threatens to end the project, Miller volunteers to live in it with his own family to prove it's practical. The underwater clan includes his water-phobic wife and his daughter and son, who are part of a rock and roll band. They bring along the lead singer and drummer. Along the way, they have to contend with a competing engineer who promises to mine the ocean floor for the businessman. A record producer likes their music and books them on TV, leading the kids to try to escape to the surface. Written by Anonymous

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A combo of scuba dupes rock up a storm in a mad pad under the surf! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 June 1969 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sub-A-Dub-Dub See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Ivan Tors Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Reissued for Saturday children's matinées under the title "Sub-A-Dub-Dub" See more »

Goofs

When Tony opens the front door of his house, it opens in the wrong direction. It should open in, not out. See more »

Quotes

Merv Griffin: Ladies and gentlemen, we'd like to present to you a very special segment of our show from a very special place. I'm in a house somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean, under 90 feet of water, speaking to you from the very eye of Hurricane Hazel. So now you music lovers, fasten your seat belts, for the first time anywhere, anyplace, a brand new rock group called "The Green Onion", and their manager, Nate Ashbury, tells me he is stoned on these shouters, that they're mellow yellow, turned on and groovy ...
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Connections

References The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

Just One More Chance
Lyrics by Sam Coslow
Music by Arthur Johnston
Performed by Harold and the Hang-Ups
Vocal by Tony Randall
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Wonderful Family Movie
21 May 2006 | by ldshome5See all my reviews

I was at the local Borders Books and saw this DVD. I was so excited! It was one of my favorite movies when I was a kid. Why? I loved the cute songs and the whole idea of living under the water. Plus, I was really into Flipper and loved the sea creatures in the film. I remember dreaming about living underwater and playing pretend ( I was probably 7-8 when I saw it the first time). My husband and I have 3 kids at home 16, 14 and 11. My husband had never seen but he knew all the actors and wanted to see them. Everyone in the family watched it and liked it very much. Lots of smiles and laughs! The kids are watching it for the second time today. We love all kinds of movies but love family type movies the best. Like all the great family movies and TV shows of that time, you will have a warm, happy feeling when it is over! I am so glad this is on DVD to be cherished and shared for generations. We don't have TV (would have it if the shows were like the late 60's early 70's)so my kids would never have been able to see it with out it being on Video or DVD. Thank you Technology for giving us choices!


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