See more ideas about mermaid, the little mermaid, mermaids and mermen. William Powell is definitely a favorite of mine and this one is no different. IMDb Comedy. "Batwoman," "Snowpiercer," and "Search Party" are three of the biggest TV premieres this month. Peabody and the Mermaid” (Universal-International, 1948) offered Andrea King the opportunity to work with one of her favorite screen stars of all time and a true movie legend — William Powell. There are some great underwater shots, though. This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google privacy policy and terms of service apply. Feel free to tell me if you know of any missing titles! Of course, his wife won't believe that thing in the bathtub is anything but a large fish. So he says. Unfortunately, Mr. Powell was very ill during production, but as Andrea points out, “you would never have known it.” He was a consummate actor and professional at all times. Enjoyable, but very slow moving. On a vacation he captures a mermaid. It was released on DVD and Blu-ray on October 4, 2016. DVDs Blu-ray VHS. As told to a psychiatrist: Mr. Peabody, middle-aged Bostonian on vacation with his wife in the Caribbean, hears mysterious, wordless singing on an … That's Irene Hervey's problem in "Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid," Nunnally Johnson's comedy for Universal-International Featured in a film starring William Powell as Mr. Peabody and Ann Blyth as the mermaid, Irene's dilemma is a trial for her domestic relations in the story, but for her acting career purposes, it's quite something else. After Polly Peabody tells a skeptical Dr. Harvey that her husband Arthur has fallen in love with a mermaid that he caught in the Caribbean, Arthur joins the doctor for a private consultation and describes what happens: Arthur and Polly leave their home in Boston for a winter vacation at an island resort, and … Fishing in the vicinity, he catches...a mermaid. Online reviewers have written 3 reviews, giving Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid (1948) an average rating of 57%. Mr Peabody has a mid-life crisis, falls in love with a young mermaid, and generally acts pretty misogynistically, ann blyth as a mermaid was the only good part of this film, Anytime I watch a movie from the 40s or 50s it's for the female lead. I think it's the story line that I have the most trouble with and then it's only the last five minutes that bother me. The problem I had, was that I worked with too many people with larger egos and louder mouths than they had creative talent or ability, I didn’t feel comfortable in that environment, and I was … Predictable … A young married physician discovers a mermaid, and gives into her request to be taken to see London. Underwater part of the movie was filmed in the Weeki Wachee Springs. Photograph measures 8" x 10". Predictable … Photograph is in excellent condition. I don't know how else they could have ended it, but it left too many questions as is. As told to a psychiatrist: Mr. Peabody, middle-aged Bostonian on vacation with his wife in the Caribbean, hears mysterious, wordless singing on an uninhabited rock in the bay. Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid Peabody goes on vacation with … Peabody,Sherman,Penny,TinkerBell,Silvermist,Fawn,Iridessa,Rosetta,Joy,Sadness,Riley and Lewis Belongs to Di... joy; peterpan; sherman +11 more # 6. As told to a psychiatrist: Mr. Peabody, middle-aged Bostonian on vacation with his wife in the Caribbean, hears mysterious, wordless singing on an uninhabited rock in the bay. 1948 was a good year for mermaids with two films, "Mr Peabody and the Mermaid" and "Miranda" seemingly coincidentally released at around the same time. American actor Ann Blyth, wearing a mermaid costume, sits on a … William Powell Ann Blyth Irene Hervey Andrea King Clinton Sundberg Art Smith Hugh French Beatrice Roberts Lumsden Hare Mary Field Cynthia Corley Frederick Clarke, Hans lille havfrue, Domador de Sirenas, Il signore e la sirena, A Sereia dos Meus Sonhos, En flicka på kroken, 89 mins   This really is the oddest movie I have ever seen! Conceited actor Emery Slade, on a mission to recruit a Broadway star for Fox, picks unknown Julie Clarke instead. Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid Blu-ray Olive Films 1948 / B&W / 1:37 flat Academy / 89 min. I decided to rewatch it because maybe I had overreacted...Yeah, it's still the oddest thing I have ever seen! This was filmed on location at Weekiwachee Spring, Florida. I'm not really sure what was going on here, at times they're almost proto-polyamorous in cinematic terms. Film data from TMDb. Now, I love William Powell, & Ann Blyth is absolutely charming but, what the hell! Contents[show] Plot The film stars William Powell as Arthur Peabody, who is undergoing a mid-life crisis as he approaches his 50th birthday. This is a ripoff from another dreamworks movie. Magical realism is as glittering and elusive as a mercurial sea nymph. Predictable complications follow in rather tame fashion. It is the only genre which really took off with the birth of sound,…, Justin Hullinger 3,162 films 844 32 Edit, UPDATE 7/8/2018: It's been a while since I checked on this list, and I'm happy to see that a lot…, I recently acquired copies of both Michael Weldon's Psychotronic Encyclopedia and Psychotronic Video Guide and this list is all films…, (Casi) todas las películas disponibles en Filmin. Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid was released in 1948 and has generally received mixed reviews. A Bostonian (William Powell) and his wife (Irene Hervey) winter in the West Indies, where, fishing, he catches a mermaid (Ann Blyth). The detail looks very good in certain places, mostly during closeups. Mr. Peabody is turning fifty. He takes her home and, though she has no spoken language, falls in love with her. This…. This new transfer gets the job done and looks fairly good, but it's not without its problems. See more ideas about mermaid, vintage mermaid, mermaids and mermen. When the story is recounted by Arthur through an extended flashback and it appears that there actually Get a sneak peek of the new version of this page. Peabody and the Mermaid' comes with a 1080p HD transfer presented in 1.37:1 aspect ratio. While on vacation in the Caribbean with his wife, a middle-aged man unexpectedly finds, and falls in love with, a mermaid. However where Miranda is a fun, flirtatious, upbeat farce, Mr Peabody's Mermaid is much more downbeat a comedy of sorts, but a midlife alcohol fueled crisis of one more akin to Jimmy Stewart's rabbit pal Harvey, although the mermaid here is seen by the audience, if she really exists however is open to debate. He takes her home and, though she has no spoken language, falls in love with her. It kicks off with Polly recounting the story of her husband’s mermaid-catching to a doctor, which makes the viewer suspicious of whether there was actually a mermaid at all. When one becomes middle aged all should "hallucinate" Ann Blyth in mermaid form. Use the HTML below. Irene Hervey played Mr. Peabody's wife. Fishing in the vicinity, he catches...a mermaid. Especially as regards the odd relationship married couple William Powell and Irene Hervey have. 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