The only magic in THE MAGIC BUBBLE is previously unheralded actress Diane Salinger, shining in a showcase role.
Affluent housewife Julia Cole (Diane Salinger) is blue because of her 40th birthday. Among gifts she sullenly accepts from her yuppie friends is an anonymous bottle of bubble solution. "I wish I didn't know how old I was," Julia moans and blows a smoke-filled bubble. The wish comes true, and
Salinger takes the character straight from sour to sweet, a reborn Julia who dresses like a teenager, giggles, flirts, acts on impulse, and generally delights everyone except fuddy-duds. The neglected Cole kids don't mind; they now have a cool mom who even coaches ...