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!
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)