I Dream of Jeannie

The Moving Finger

  • Season 1
  • , Episode 9  | 
  • Aired: 11/13/1965
    • Length: 14:58:09
    • Plays: ???
Synopsis >

Tony is assigned as technical director on a new astronaut movie being filmed in Hollywood. Jealous of the star, Rita Mitchell, Jeannie smuggles herself along. All of Jeannie's ruses including a rainstorm, fail to keep Tony from getting close to Rita. Tony, tells Jeannie he is lunching with Rita and jokingly tells her he would lunch with her if she were a star. Determined to become a movie celebrity, Jeannie, seeing a picture of Pola Negri, patterns her personality on the old time vamp. Although her first try at getting into the movies is viewed as a gag, Jeannie manages to get a screen test with Jason Huberts, which arouses Tony's jealousy. When the test with Jason and Jeannie is show, only Jason is visible and Jeannie suddenly realizes that genies do not register on film. She is consoled when Tony breaks a date with Rita and they register their footprints in front of Grauman's Chinese with all the movie greats.

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