Architect Harold Ventimore (Tony Randall) buys a large antique container that turns out to imprison a djinn named Fakrash (Burl Ives), whom Harold inadvertently sets free. Fakrash is effusively grateful for his release, and persistently tries to do favors for Harold to show his gratitude. However he has been in the brass bottle for a long time, and Fakrash’s unfamiliarity with the modern world causes all sorts of problems when he tries to please his rescuer. Harold ends up in a great deal of trouble, including with his girlfriend, Sylvia Kenton (Barbara Eden).

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The Brass Bottle (1964)

Fantasy/Comedy · 1h 27m

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Description

Architect Harold Ventimore (Tony Randall) buys a large antique container that turns out to imprison a djinn named Fakrash (Burl Ives), whom Harold inadvertently sets free. Fakrash is effusively grateful for his release, and persistently tries to do favors for Harold to show his gratitude. However he has been in the brass bottle for a long time, and Fakrash’s unfamiliarity with the modern world causes all sorts of problems when he tries to please his rescuer. Harold ends up in a great deal of trouble, including with his girlfriend, Sylvia Kenton (Barbara Eden).

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Companies

Scarus, Universal Pictures
Cast
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Tony Randall

Harold Ventimore
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Burl Ives

Fakrash
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Barbara Eden

Sylvia Kenton
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Kamala Devi

Tezra
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Edward Andrews

Prof. Kenton
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Richard Erdman

Seymour Jenks
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Kathie Browne

Hazel Jenks
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Ann Doran

Martha Kenton
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Philip Ober

William Beevor
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Parley Baer

Samuel Wackerbath
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Howard Smith

Sen. Grindle
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Lulu Porter

Belly Dancer
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Alex Gerry

Dr. Travisley
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Herb Vigran

Eddie
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Alan Dexter

Joe
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Robert P. Lieb

Lawyer Jennings (as Robert Lieb)
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Jan Arvan

Seneschal
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Nora Marlowe

Mrs. McGruder
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Aline Towne

Miss Glidden
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Joseph Bardo

Slave (uncredited)
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Fern Barry

Weary Woman (uncredited)
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Russ Bender

Official (uncredited)
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Ralph Brooks

Photographer in Courtroom (uncredited)
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Robert Carricart

Caravan Leader (uncredited)
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John Craven

2nd Psychiatrist (uncredited)
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Paul Cristo

Committee Member (uncredited)
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Lincoln Demyan

Reporter (uncredited)
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Juney Ellis

Minor Role (uncredited)
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Bill Erwin

Middle-Aged Man (uncredited)
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George Ford

Committee Member (uncredited)
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Paul Frees

Lawyer Jennings (voice) (uncredited)
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Phil Garris

Young Man (uncredited)
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Lee Giroux

Television Commentator (uncredited)
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Harold Goodwin

Van Driver (uncredited)
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Helen Jay

Woman at Open Fire Hydrant (uncredited)
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Christian Kay

Slave Girl (uncredited)
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Sheila Kayne

Slave Girl (uncredited)
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Reg Lewis

Slave (uncredited)
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Peter Lupus

Slave (uncredited)
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Harry Monty

Midget Gong Man (uncredited)
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John W. Morley

1st Psychiatrist (uncredited)
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Don Russell

Reporter (uncredited)
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Manuel Serrano

Slave (uncredited)
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Johnny Silver

Truck Driver (uncredited)
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Desiree Sumarra

Slave Girl (uncredited)
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Stuart Wade

Reporter (uncredited)
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Guy Wilkerson

Client (uncredited)
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Edmund Williams

Desk Clerk (uncredited)
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Edy Williams

Slave Girl (uncredited)
Crew
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Harry Keller

Director
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Oscar Brodney

Writer
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F. Anstey

Writer
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

The Brass Bottle

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

12/14/2021

Disc Title Front Cover

The Brass Bottle

(DVD)

Disc Title Front Cover

The Brass Bottle

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

7/4/2017

Disc Title Front Cover

The Brass Bottle

(DVD)

1/11/2010

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