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Merlin Jones, a precocious and intelligent high-school boy, experiments with hypnosis and creates a mind-reading machine. However, his experiments land him in deep trouble with the law.

  1. Robert Stevenson


  2. Alfred Lewis Levitt


Top Billed Cast

  1. Tommy Kirk

    Tommy Kirk

    Merlin Jones

  2. Annette Funicello

    Annette Funicello


  3. Leon Ames

    Leon Ames

    Judge Holmsby / Lex Fortas

  4. Stuart Erwin

    Stuart Erwin

    Police Captain Loomis

  5. Alan Hewitt

    Alan Hewitt

    Professor Shattuck

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The Misadventures of Merlin Jones
The Misadventures of Merlin Jones


Status Released

Release Information

  • March 25, 1964


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 31m

Budget -

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