The Incredible Mr. Limpet (1964) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film

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The Incredible Mr. Limpet

The Incredible Mr. Limpet

Alternate Title: Be Careful How You Wish

The Incredible Mr. Limpet (Be Careful How You Wish) (1964) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film The Incredible Mr. Limpet

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  • Feature Length Animated FilmFeature
  • Traditional Animation
  • Warner Bros.
  • Animation Studio: Warner Bros. Animation
  • Cartoon Characters: Henry Limpet, Bessie Limpet, George Stickel, Harlock, Admiral P.P. Spewter, Nazi Admiral, Fleet Admiral, Ladyfish, Crusty.
  • Voice Actors: Don Knotts, Carole Cook, Jack Weston, Andrew Duggan, Larry Keating, Oscar Beregi Jr., Charles Meredith, Elizabeth MacRae; Full Voice Cast Full Voice Cast...
  • Directed By Arthur Lubin, Sergei Petschnikoff.
  • Produced By John C. Rose.
  • Animated By Art Babbitt, Bill Tytla, Hawley Pratt, Gerry Chiniquy, Robert McKimson.
  • Music: Frank Perkins, Harold Adamson, Sammy Fain.
  • Editor: Donald Tait.
  • Originally Released on March 28, 1964.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 102 minutes.
  • Color
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

Milquetoast Henry Limpet experiences his fondest wish and is transformed into a fish. As a talking fish he assists the US Navy in hunting German submarines during World War II.

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Alternate Title:

"Be Careful How You Wish (Working Title)."

This was the final film ever produced by the original Warner Brothers Animation Studio. This movie premiered on the ocean floor (with an underwater screen) in Weeki Wachee Springs, Florida. An audience of 250 invitees sat in a specially designed...  (more)

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In this wonderful combination of

live action and animated musical


Don Knotts plays a bumbling,put

upon bookeeper and henpecked husband

in WWII era NYC.

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A really fantastic movie. One of my favorites I watch everytime it comes on TV.

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This has been my favorite cartoon since I was a kid. More than it's visual, it's message to follow your heart and your own destiny, to try to become more than you even think you can be, is uplifting. My vote for the best cartoon ever would go to...  (read more)

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