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The Incredible Mr. Limpet (18-Jan-1964)

Director: Arthur Lubin

Writers: Jameson Brewer; Joe DiMona; John C. Rose

From novel by: Theodore Pratt

Music Composed and Conducted by: Frank Perkins

Producer: John C. Rose

Keywords: Comedy, Sharks

In the days before the Pearl Harbor attack, nearsighted bookkeeper Henry Limpet is declared 4F and unfit for military service. He thinks it might be better to live life as a fish. A visit to Coney Island finds him somehow turned into a fish, specifically a tuna, and from his unique underwater vantage Limpet is able to provide invaluable service to the U.S. Navy. Animation mixed in with live action sequences; pleasant and funny comedy around a role ideally suited for Don Knotts.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Carole Cook
1928   The Incredible Mr. Limpet
Andrew Duggan
28-Dec-1923 15-May-1988 Bourbon Street Beat
Paul Frees
22-Jun-1920 2-Nov-1986 The Man of a Thousand Voices
Larry Keating
13-Jun-1896 26-Aug-1963 Roger Addison on Mister Ed
Don Knotts
21-Jul-1924 24-Feb-2006 Barney Fife on The Andy Griffith Show
Jack Weston
21-Aug-1924 3-May-1996 Wait Until Dark


Don Knotts   ...   Henry Limpet
Carole Cook   ...   Bessie Limpet
Jack Weston   ...   George Stickel
Andrew Duggan   ...   Adm. Harlock
Larry Keating   ...   Adm. Spewter
Oscar Beregi   ...   Adm. Doentiz
Charles Meredith   ...   Adm. Fourstar
Elizabeth MacRae   ...   Ladyfish (voice)
Paul Frees   ...   Crusty (voice)


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