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The Glass Bottom Boat

4.6 out of 5 stars 388 customer reviews

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Glass Bottom Boat, The (DVD)

Doris Day entered her eighth consecutive year as a Top-10 Box-Office Star when she boarded The Glass Bottom Boat, a hilarious blending of romantic comedy and the era's burgeoning spy-movie genre. Day plays Girl Friday Jennifer at a hush-hush aeronautics think tank. When colleagues suspect she's an espionage agent, Jennifer chaotically sets out to clear her name. Looney Tunes alumnus Frank Tashlin directs with a cartoonist's sensibility – or zany insensibility – embracing everything from spy guises to push-button chaos in a futuristic kitchen. With top comedians Arthur Godfrey, Paul Lynde, Edward Andrews, John McGiver, Dom DeLuise and Dick Martin in tow, The Glass Bottom Boat is loaded top to bottom with see-through fun.

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Special Features

  • Three vintage featurettes: Catalina Island, Every Girl’s Dream, NASA
  • Oscar-winning cartoon The Dot and the Line
  • Theatrical trailer

Product Details

  • Actors: Doris Day, Rod Taylor, Arthur Godfrey, Richard O. Fleischer, Paul Lynde
  • Directors: Frank Tashlin
  • Writers: Everett Freeman
  • Producers: Martin Melcher, Everett Freeman
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Closed-captioned, Color, Dubbed, NTSC, Subtitled, Widescreen
  • Language: English (Dolby Digital 5.0), French (Dolby Digital 1.0)
  • Subtitles: English, Spanish, French
  • Dubbed: French
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated:
    NR
    Not Rated
  • Studio: Warner Home Video
  • DVD Release Date: April 26, 2005
  • Run Time: 110 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (388 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B0007QS2ZC
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #41,372 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "The Glass Bottom Boat" on IMDb

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By Sallie A. Neal on June 1, 2005
Format: DVD
The Glass Bottom Boat is about everything that life was about in the 60's. The Cold War was in full swing, James Bond had become a household name and Doris Day was still the top box office actress. With all of this, how could the film go wrong- what could they lose? Doris Day and Rod Taylor had already lost alot in their previous film Do Not Disturb which many have never even heard of unless you are an avid Doris Day fan. All believed including the man responsible for many Jerry Lewis movies, Frank Tashlin that this would be a success. With Tashlin's talent for spoofing the times the world was in, Glass Bottom Boat was just what the doctor ordered.

The film begins by introducing the widowed Jennifer Nelson, played by Doris Day. She works at NASA with a part-time job as a mermaid for her father's Glass Bottom Boat service. When Jennifer gets caught up, literally, she meets Bruce Templeton, played by Rod Taylor. She is not immediately impressed, and thankful that they will never see each other again, or so she thinks.

She soon finds out that she and Bruce are not only co-workers, but worse- he's her boss! She then becomes his personal assistant who makes mysterious phone calls, which the bumbling security guard played by Paul Lynde believes to be to the spy she is working for to get Bruce's top secret GISMO to the Russians. This assumption soon becomes an ultimate security problem, and everyone is out to get her.

Frank Tashlin really does a great job with his characters.
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This is a typically formulaic Doris Day light comedy vehicle, but an entertaining one, nonetheless. The film centers around Day, a Public Relations expert and part-time mermaid impersonator, and her error filled romance with Rod Taylor, a genius engineer with a Jetsonesque house. The two of them do well in their respective roles, and the rest of the supporting cast is generally good as well. Dick Martin is particularly good as Taylor's partner, and Arthur Godfrey is great as her Dad. Paul Lynde shines as a paranoid security guard, and is rewarded with a scene in drag (you must see the wig to believe it.) The only weak link is Dom DeLuise as an inept spy. DeLuise is responsible for the one star downgrade, as I feel he frequently brings down otherwise perfect scenes.

The plot isn't heavy duty, it involves an artificial gravity machine, incompetent spies, and romance, but although lightweight, it is fun, and is certainly upbeat and suitable for all audiences (what little innuendo there is will fly right past children, anyway.)

For a lighthearted, fun experience, I recommend "The Glass Bottom Boat."
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Variety, the "Bible" of Show Business noted the following in its Wednesday, July 13, 1966 edition. The top five moneymaking movies in America were, "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf", "The Russians are Coming", "Doctor Zhivago", "The Sound of Music" and "The Glass Bottom Boat". After 18 years in films and with only two years and 4 films remaining, Doris Day, the star of "The Glass Bottom Boat" remained a major figure in the entertainment industry. "Boat" proved to be one of MGM's and the industry's top box-office successes in 1966. Watching the film today in its exquisitely restored DVD version replete with wide screen and luscious color, a viewer can easily understand why audiences at New York's Radio City Music Hall and throughout the country guffawed long and loud at the on-screen antics.
The DVD, which comes with lots of extras including some great newsreel footage of Miss Day modeling some of the outfits from the film, should be required viewing by anyone with an appreciation for comedy delivered with gusto and zeal by an exceptional cast headed by Miss Day.
Our girl Doris plays a guide at a space plant who goes to school nights and moonlights on weekends as a mermaid on Catalina Island. Her father, played with obvious relish by Arthur Godfrey in his film debut, owns the Glass Bottom Boat of the title and Day as his daughter Jennifer provides the tourists with something special to see. In her 40's at the time of the film, Miss Day looks stunning, absolutely radiant in her cute hairstyle and looking bronzed, freckled and very, very sexy. It was reportedly this film that Director Mike Nichols saw and which made him determined to cast Miss Day as Mrs. Robinson in his soon to be filmed, "The Graduate".
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This movie is comedy at its best! Doris Day and Rod Taylor make a great team. You never get tired of this classic. It is an old formula that works well.
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By A Customer on June 20, 2000
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This has gotta be the best Doris Day movie I've ever seen. It's really funny! There are also some great actors in small parts. Eric Fleming (you know him as trail boss Gil Favor on the TV show Rawhide) gives a stellar performance as the bad guy...Edgar Hill. It's really funny seeing him in a role like this! Also, if you look carefully, for about three seconds when they start playing music from The Man From U.N.C.L.E, there's Robert Vaughn himself leaning on the bar! That cameo was REALLY cool! It's a fun movie, and you'll really enjoy it. Day sings "Que Sera Sera" (what's new?) and the title song, and there are plenty of funny lines. It's slapstick, a lot of fun to see, and it's clean. Why can't they make stuff like this nowadays?
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