This is a collection of media from the initial runs of "The Incredible Mr. Limpet" (1964) in the Pacific Northwest. 

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The Incredible Mr. Limpet (1964)
The story begins in 1941, just before the attack on Pearl Harbor. Our protagonist, Henry Limpet, portrayed by the talented Don Knotts, is a shy bookkeeper with an unwavering passion for fish. He dreams of being one himself. His friend, George Stickle, a machinist in the United States Navy, tries to enlist Limpet, but he’s rejected due to poor eyesight and other reasons. 

One fateful day at Coney Island, Limpet falls into the water and inexplicably transforms into a fish. With his signature pince-nez spectacles intact, he discovers a remarkable ability: a powerful underwater roar called his “thrum.” Limpet befriends Crusty, a misanthropic hermit crab, and saves a female fish he names Ladyfish.

As World War II escalates, Limpet’s unique talents catch the attention of the Navy. He directs a convoy to a nearby German U-boat, and determined to help further, he contacts his friend George. Commissioned by the Navy, Limpet assists in locating Nazi submarines by signaling with his “thrum.” His role becomes pivotal in the Battle of the Atlantic, contributing to the Allied victory.
Directors: Arthur Lubin, Gerry Chiniquy, Robert McKimson
Writers: Jameson Brewer, John C. Rose, Joe DiMona
Stars: Don Knotts, Paul Frees, Carole Cook, Jack Weston
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March 18, 1964 ad (Portland)

January 26, 1964 article (Seattle)

March 17, 1964 ad (Portland)

March 18, 1964 photo (Portland)

April 9, 1964 ad (Seattle)

April 10, 1964 ad (Seattle)

April 12, 1964 ad (Seattle)

April 13, 1964 photo (Seattle)

The Incredible Mr. Limpet (1964) poster

The Incredible Mr. Limpet (1964) trailer

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