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Watch Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein trailers and video and find out where to buy or view the Abbott and Costello, as railroad baggage clerks, receive a strange shipment - the last Bud Abbott · Lou Costello September 1, In , Universal Studios signed up a new comedy duo named Bud Abbott and Lou Costello for a musical called One Night In The Tropics. Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein is a American horror comedy film directed by Bud Abbott and Lou Costello meet Frankenstein. Abbott costello south-park-episodes.info Theatrical release poster. Directed by, Charles Barton. Produced by, Robert.
Costello hated the script at first, saying his five-year-old daughter could have written something better, but changed his mind once filming got under way.
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He tells Wilbur not to deliver the crates until he arrives but, before they finish their conversation, the moon rises transforming him into the Wolf Man and he tears up his own apartment. Wilbur hangs up the phone just as McDougal Frank Ferguson arrives to supervise the delivery of his crates.
Horror fans should appreciate the nifty special effects and makeup, and find the monsters appropriately frightening. One great visual during the climax has the Wolf Man and Dracula fight to the death and, just as Dracula turns himself into a bat animated bats courtesy of Woody Woodpecker creator Walter Lantzthe Wolf Man grabs him and jumps out a high window into a raging rocky river.
The monster pursues Chick and Wilbur on to a pier and the pair jump into a boat. Joan sets fire to the pier which attracts the monster who walks into it and burns to death. For only the second and final time in his career Lugosi played Dracula on screen, in a performance that was amazingly layered — both menacing and humorous.
Already seen as remnants of a bygone era just seventeen short years after the the original Dracula and Frankenstein were released inUniversal still treated them with the respect they deserved. For one last time, the classic monsters got to bask in the applause of appreciative audiences. Wilbur reluctantly agrees to search the castle with Chick and soon stumbles upon a basement staircase that leads to a boat and dock.
Chick insists they search for Dracula and the Monster to prove to Wilbur that they do not really exist. Behind a revolving door, Wilbur experiences a few close calls with the monsters; whenever he tries to get Chick's attention, the monsters have disappeared. Meanwhile, Joan discovers Dr. Frankenstein's notebook in Sandra's desk and Sandra finds Joan's insurance company employee ID in her purse.
As the men and women prepare to leave for the ball, a suavely dressed Dr. Dracula introduces himself to Joan and the boys. Also working at the castle is the naive Prof.
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Stevens Charles Bradstreetwho questions some of the specialized equipment that has arrived. After Wilbur admits that he was in the basement, Sandra feigns a headache and tells Wilbur and the others that they will have to go to the ball without her.
In private, Sandra admits to Dracula that Stevens' suspicions, Joan's credentials, and Wilbur's snooping in the basement have made her nervous enough to put the experiment on hold. Dracula asserts his will by hypnotizing her and biting her in the neck in a continuity error, Dracula's reflection is visible in a mirror. Vampires do not have reflections, as stated in Dracula Everyone is now at the masquerade ball.
Talbot arrives and confronts Dr. Lahos, who is in costume as Dracula. Lejos easily deflects Talbot's accusations and takes Joan to the dance floor. Sandra lures Wilbur to a quiet spot in the woods and attempts to bite him, but Chick and Larry approach and she flees.
Wilbur escapes, but the Wolf Man attacks McDougal, who is also at the ball. Since Chick's costume includes a wolf mask, McDougal accuses Chick of attacking him out of revenge.
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Chick escapes and witnesses Dracula hypnotizing Wilbur. Chick is also hypnotized and rendered helpless, while Dracula and Sandra bring Wilbur and Joan back to the castle.
The next morning, Chick and Talbot, both fugitives, meet up in the bayou. Talbot confesses to Chick that he is indeed the Wolf Man. Chick explains that Dracula has taken Wilbur and Joan to the island and they agree to work together to rescue them.
Wilbur is held in a pillory in the cellar. Sandra explains her plan to transplant his brain into the Monster. When she and Dracula leave him to prepare the Monster for the operation, Chick and Talbot sneak in to set Wilbur and Stevens free. Dracula and Sandra return to the cellar and find Wilbur missing; Dracula easily recalls Wilbur and he soon finds himself strapped to an operating table in the lab.
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The Monster is on an adjacent table, receiving electric shocks. As Sandra brings a scalpel to Wilbur's forehead, Talbot and Chick burst in.
Talbot pulls Sandra away from Wilbur and Chick unintentionally knocks her out while fending off Dracula with a chair. Chick flees the lab, pursued by Dracula. Talbot is about to untie Wilbur when he once again transforms into the Wolf Man. Dracula returns to the lab and engages in a brief tug of war with the Wolf Man over Wilbur's gurney.
Dracula flees and the Wolf Man gives chase.
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Chick returns to untie Wilbur just as the Monster, now at full power, breaks his restraints and climbs off his gurney. Sandra attempts to command him, but the Monster picks her up and tosses her out the lab window to her death. Chick and Wilbur escape the lab and run from room to room with the Monster following them.