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Incredible Mr. Limpet, The
Genre: Comedy/Fantasy

Reviewed In Issue 67 (Dec 2002) Of Widescreen Review®

Don Knotts, Carole Cook, Jack Weston, Andrew Duggan & Larry Keating

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 3
DD Sound Rating: 2
DTS Sound Rating: NA
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Critics' Composite Score: 4
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Special Features
Includes a new three-minute introduction by Don Knotts reflecting on the movie, the 10-minute vintage documentary "Weekend At Weeki Wachee," a waste-of-time cast and crew selection, an interactive game (

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Warner Home Video
(Catalog Number): 22785
(MPAA Rating): G
(Rating Reason):

(Retail Price): $24.98
(DVD Type): Dual Side, Single Layer (DVD10)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): Yes
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 99
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 1963
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 10/01/02
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Arthur Lubin
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Poor old Henry Limpet (Knotts) is a nerdy little bookkeeper who longs to be a fish. When World War II breaks out and the Navy turns Henry down for being too small and weak, he goes into a depression and his fish wish becomes even more desperate. Well, they say,

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 1.78:1 DVD picture has been nicely restored, though dated characteristics are still inherent. Colors for the live action scenes are rich and well balanced, while the simple, but effective animation seems a bit muted at times. Images are sharp, with satisfying detail and definition, though shadow delineation is wanting in the darker scenes. The animation has an undulating effect that appears blurry at times, to intentionally give the images a

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