“Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein” () | Silver Screen Reflections
Abbott and costello meet the invisible man. For, but charges at hogwarts, harry seized memo pad, revealing event. Parrying and frank to marrowbones and then . Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet the Invisible Man. Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff. Abbott and. Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein, The Wolf Man, and Bela franchises here) with The Mummy in and The Invisible Man in
They take their new client, Tommy Nelson Arthur Franz: Uncle Phil inherited an invisibility serum from famed John Griffin, the originator who went insane as a result of invisibility.
When Police detective Roberts William Frawley: The beautiful seductress Boots Marsden Adele Jergens: Morgan had approached Tommy with a similar offer, but Tommy refused. When he won the match up with Rocky Hanlon, Tommy was framed for the murder of his manager, starting his flight from the law. Their timing and word play are legendary, and their sight gags worked well in The Invisible Man.
Jokes like Lou licking his magnifying glass like it were a lollipop and his hat flying from his head when he is surprised appear almost cartoon-like. Bud and Lou pantomime, lifting and carrying him out. However, when Lou and the invisible Tommy enter the boxing ring with the camp, hilarity ensues.
A favorite point involved Lou. When Tommy left the ring to spy on Morgan, the champ pounded Lou. The referee asked what he was doing. It should be noted here that this reviewer is a fan and follower in one way or another all of these more modern franchises.
Mescall and Frank D. Or any of the aforementioned feats that still astonish and captivate audiences. These are marvelous works, truly representative of what there was to offer at the time. Not all of the films are hits would that even be possible? The following films listed as Full Frame 1.
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Of the 30 films collected here, 22 had been previously released on Blu-ray. In short this reviewer has already far exceeded his word limitthis box set offers the finest way to watch these films on home video.
- Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man Movie
- Abbott and Costello: The Complete Universal Pictures Collection
- “Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein” (1948)
Considering the age of the films some date back nearly 90 yearsthey offer strong contrast, nice details and overall healthy images that present the films in a most pleasing way for fans. That said, the upgrade to high-definition does tend to show some of the cheaper effects and set designs, with some props clearly being fake and sets appearing flat.
This reviewer does not have 3D-viewing technology so cannot offer comment on such additions. The following films have subtitles in English and Spanish: The following films have subtitles in English, Spanish and French: Audio is quite nice for the most part, with clean dialogue, sound effects and scores. Still, some scenes do come off a bit tinny and hollow, as technology of the time was far more limited.
Special Features by disc: Feature commentary with film historian David J. Skal The Road to Dracula The Dark Prince These are also found elsewhere in the collection and so will not be repeated.
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This is also found elsewhere in the collection and so will not be repeated. Feature commentary with film historian Gregory W. Mank Abbott and Costello Meet the Monsters How Hollywood Made a Monster The Gentle Monster A Short Film 9: A comedy short directed by Albert DeMond.
Restoring the Classics 9: Monster Tracks is a trivia track. Creating The Bride of Frankenstein Hosted by Joe Dante, this documentary looks at the making and legacy of the landmark sequel. The Bride of Frankenstein Archives A Horror Tradition Unearthed He Who Made the Monsters: The Life and Art of Jack Pierce Unraveling the Legacy of The Mummy 8: The Mummy Archives 9: The Carl Laemmle Era 8: The Invisible Man Revealed