Thursday, February 21, 2013
Son Of Flubber Flies Again On D23
Football hasn't been the same since Son of Flubber first soared into movie theaters in 1963. This zany sequel to The Absent-Minded Professor reunited all the major players, including Disney favorites Fred MacMurray, Tommy Kirk and Ed Wynn, for another flubberized fun-fest. You can read all about Walt Disney's Son of Flubber at this just-posted article written by me at D23.com. Be sure and click on each of the fun photos (In Color!) to see a larger view and captions! In the D23.com header below, that's (l-r) director Robert Stevenson, co-writer/co-producer Bill Walsh, and stars Leon Tyler, Fred MacMurray and Tommy Kirk on the set of Son of Flubber. Click on it for a larger view.
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Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Walt Disney's Blockbuster Makes The Front Page Of The New York Times (in 1961)
Here's an fascinating artifact from the past—a Disney publicity piece centering on Walt Disney's The Absent-Minded Professor (1961). The zany comedy hit made page one of the New York Times on April 6, 1961, as it packed them in at the Radio City Music Hall. You can read all about this true Disney blockbuster in the article I wrote for D23.com here. And check back here tomorrow for some more "flubber-tastic" news.
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