This enables you to watch the video without an Internet connection. Sure, they might be campy and silly, but that's what works for a younger age group. Everything about this movie clicks in a way Flubber didn't, particularly the effort by director Robert Stevenson a Disney favorite who made Mary Poppins, That Darn Cat, Bedknobs and Broomsticks, and many other hits for the studio to create comic tension between MacMurray's gentlemanly performance and the slapstick set pieces. But the story may be too corny for modern audiences, especially when MacMurray spends a lot of time flying around town in his Flubber-powered Model T Ford. Sara Jean Reynolds appears in a cameo. This discovery follows some blackboard scribbling in which he reverses a sign in the equation for to energy plus pressure times volume. Instead of regular rubber this stuff bounces higher each time it bounces.
Other adventures and misadventures result as Flubber is used on the bottoms of basketball players' shoes in a crucial game giving them tremendous jumping ability; Brainard at a school dance making him an accomplished dancer, and the scheming businessman Alonzo Hawk, who switches cars on the professor, with a car containing a squirrel and pigeons. Walt Disney made a sequel to this Son of Flubber with Fred MacMurray reprising his role and also stars Keenan Wynn and Ed Wynn. This movie is a Walt Disney classic about an Absent-Minded Professor played by Fred MacMurray who invents Flubber Floating Rubber. Eventually, Brainard shows his discovery to the government, after being scared by a missile in flight, and also wins back Miss Carlisle, culminating in a wedding at last. For more information, go to the.
It's in black and White, but many of the movies made in those day were made n Black and White. This movie is especially enjoyable when a large bowl of buttered only real butter and sea salt, please popcorn is present along with copious quantities of paper napkins which are then recycled in your worn garden. The flubber is quite possibly one of the neatest inventions in movie history. The Basketball game is fun to watch. Fred MacMurray is charming as the eccentric college professor who discovers a gooey substance with sustainable energy.
Great for seeing some of the mores and folkways of 1950's white America. The humor does not rely on multiple one liners and the over use of profanity like many of todays comedies. In 2008 the film was released in the United States as part of a two-disc set with its sequel, Son of Flubber. This is the first time in Disney movies we are introduced to Medfield college. For a more successful demonstration, he makes his fly by bombarding Flubber with radioactive particles. Walt Disney was allegedly inspired to make the film after witnessing an experiment involving carbon dioxide gas.
Philip Brainard, with as his love interest, Dr. Shelby Ashton , who was interested in Betsy, is given his revenge by the Professor, who keeps on jumping on the top of Shelby's car, until it crashes into a police car, where he is given a field sobriety test. The film was a huge success at the box-office, and two years later became the first Disney film to have a sequel, 1963's. He has a girlfriend, but she is getting frustrated at his repeatedly missing their dates and spending more time with his experiments than with her. Join a brilliant cast full of your favorite Disney stars: Ed Wynn as Medfield's bumbling Fire Chief, Keenan Wynn as the evil-minded Alonzo Hawk, and Nancy Olson as the college secretary who the Professor has absent-mindedly left at the altar.
Looking for backers, he bounces his Flubber ball for an audience, but his investment pitch proves so long-winded that most of the crowd has left before they notice that the ball bounced higher on its second bounce than on its first. They were laughing uproariously at the basketball scene. The Professor retrieves the old Model T from the warehouse, and Hawk is arrested for having a gun in his possession, when the car crashes into a police car. Fred MacMurry accidently invents Flubber or Flying Rubber. Hopefully, with this invention Crawford can prove to his love that he's not just a hopeless loser stuck doing dead-end research. He has already missed his wedding a few times.
The film stars as Professor Ned Brainard. Not only does the professor's Model T Ford fly through the air with the greatest of ease, but his secret weapon helps the college basketball team to victory, thanks to flubber-enhanced boots, but while his long-suffering girlfriend tries to win the professor's heart, crooks are trying to steal his formula. It is a funny movie and the gags are great. When I was younger, Fred MacMurray was my Colin Farrell. Keenan Wynn and Ed Wynn also star in this movie. The famous basketball scene in which some of the players don't realize they have flubber on the soles of their shoes is perfectly choreographed and exceptionally funny for kids. A good storyline and acting beat out fancy special effects, imho! Cast: , , , , , , , Director: Genres: , Children Production Co: Walt Disney Productions Keywords: , , , , ,.
Keenan also played Alonzo Hawk in 1963 and again in 1974. The original 1961 film was one of the first Disney films to be for the 1986 video release , and, along with 1959's and 1963's Son of Flubber, it is one of Disney's few black-and-white films to be produced after 1941. Mix till smooth, allow to rise, then pour into saucepan over one cup cracked rice mixed with one cup water. The flying model T is done rather well considering the movie was made in 1961. This is the Original movie that Disney decided to remake with Eddie Murphy. You can Watch Now or Download the video to a , except for Pay-Per-View videos.