The Incredible Mr. Limpet (1964)
Average Rating: 5.7/10
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Release Date: Jan 1, 1964 Wide
Average Rating: 3.3/5
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In this amusing fantasy, a combination of live-action and animated effects, Don Knotts plays scrawny bookkeeper Henry Limpet, who longs to help the U.S. after the outbreak of World War II. He becomes depressed after being turned down by the Navy, particularly after his pal George (Jack Weston) is accepted. When Henry takes a walk on the Coney Island pier with his wife Bessie (Carole Cook), he falls into the water and is transformed into a fish, complete with his reading spectacles. Henry finally
Jan 1, 1964 Wide
Oct 1, 2002
Warner Bros. Pictures
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You know, for kids! Best to repeat that mantra-style if you’re an adult sitting down to watch 1964’s kiddie flick The Incredible Mr. Limpet. [Blu-ray]
The story and characters in "The Incredible Mr. Limpet" seem like a good fit for a fifteen or twenty-minute short feature.
Lame, yes. But it gave Don Knotts his first dive into movie stardom.
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