Approved | | Family, Comedy, Sci-Fi
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.
This marked Annette Funicello's return to Disney after making "Beach Party" (1963) for American International. She would also be cast in the sequel, "The Monkey's Uncle" (1965), which would be the final movie that Disney would cast her in.
At the 17:46 mark, a girl in the library is overheard reading about Zachary Taylor being the "11th man to be president of the United States." He was in fact, 12th President, 1849-1850.