The Brass Bottle (1964)

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In this goofy comedy, an architect discovers that a recently purchased antique bottle is the home of a jovial but vexing genie who is more than willing to destroy anyone who would oppose or annoy his new master. This creates problems for the architect as he is more interested in impressing his in-laws-to-be than having his wishes granted. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Comedy , Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Universal

Cast

Tony Randall
as Harold Ventimore
Burl Ives
as Fakrash
Barbara Eden
as Sylvia Kenton
Ann Doran
as Martha Kenton
Kamala Devi
as Tezra
Edward Andrews
as Prof. Kenton
Richard Erdman
as Seymour Jenks
Kathie Browne
as Hazel Jenks
Philip Ober
as William Beevor
Parley Baer
as Samuel Wackerbath
Howard Smith
as Senator Grindle
Lulu Porter
as Belly Dancer
Alex Gerry
as Dr. Travisley
Herb Vigran
as Eddie
Robert P. Lieb
as Jennings
Jan Arvan
as Seneschal
Nora Marlowe
as Mrs. McGruder
Aline Towne
as Miss Gidden
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Critic Reviews for The Brass Bottle

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Full Review… | May 8, 2005
New York Times
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February 24, 2005
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

Not terribly good star comedy.

August 12, 2004
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

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March 12, 2004
Las Vegas Review-Journal

Audience Reviews for The Brass Bottle

** (out of four) There must be something in here that would later inspire the "I Dream of Genie" sitcom. I can see why since this premise works much better as a hal hour skit than a full length film. Barbara Eden is the fiancee of Tony Randall, who has a genie of his own...in the form of Bur Ives! I think Eden's genie is a bit more memorable.

Steve Smith
Steve Smith

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