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Bud Abbott, Lou Costello meet Frankenstein
Other title(s):
Abbott & Costello meet Frankenstein

Bud Abbott & Lou Costello meet Frankenstein

Bud Abbott and Lou Costello meet Frankenstein

Abbott and Costello meet Frankenstein
Publication Information:
Universal City, CA. : Universal, [2000]
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (1 hr., 23 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1948.

Features include: Abbott & Costelo meet the monsters ; The making of Abbott & Costello meet Frankenstein ; feature commentary with film historian Gregory W. Mank ; production photographs ; theatrical trailer ; production notes ; cast and filmmakers.
A comic horror film in which Abbott and Costello encounter Frankenstein's monster, Dracula, and a mad scientist.
Reading Level:
Not rated.
Added Title:
Abbott & Costello meet the monsters.

Making of Abbott & Costello meet Frankenstein.


Call Number
DVD Abbott

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Abbott & Costello are baggage clerks who receive a strange shipment--the last remains of Dracula & Frankenstein's monster. But this deadly duo is still very much alive. Lugosi & Chaney reprise their famous roles as the evil batman & the Wolfman.


It seems that Count Dracula (Bela Lugosi), in league with a beautiful but diabolical lady scientist (Lenore Aubert), needs a "simple, pliable" brain with which to reactivate Frankenstein's creature (Glenn Strange). The "ideal" brain belongs to the hapless Lou Costello, whom the lady doctor woos to gain his confidence and lure him to the operating table. Lawrence Talbot (Lon Chaney Jr.), better known as the Wolf Man, arrives on the scene to warn Costello and his pal Bud Abbott of Dracula's nefarious schemes. Throughout the film, the timorous Costello witnesses the nocturnal rituals of Dracula and the Monster, but can't convince the ever-doubting Abbott--until the wild climax in Dracula's castle, where the comedians are pursued by all three of the film's monstrosities. As a bonus, the Invisible Man (voiced by an unbilled Vincent Price) shows up for "all the excitement." ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi