The Absent-Minded Professor (1961 Movie)

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The Absent-Minded Professor (1961 Movie)

The Absent-Minded Professor Synopsis:

Visit Medfield College and delight in the fun when Professor Brainard uses Flubber to put more bounce in the basketball team, fly a Model “T” Jalopy over Washington, D.C., and save Medfield College from financial ruin!

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Fun Facts and Statistics:

  • This was the 5th biggest movie of 1961.

  • The movie is based on the short story A Situation of Gravity, by Samuel Taylor.

  • This was the first Disney movie to have a sequel (Son of Flubber in 1963)

  • The song “Medfield Fight Song” was the first Disney feature song written by the legendary Sherman Brothers.

  • It was re-released to theaters twice after its initial run.

  • The Absent-Minded Professor was remade and retitled in 1997 (Flubber)

$25.38 million
Nominated for 3 Academy Awards
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