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BUD ABBOTT AND LOU COSTELLO MEET FRANKENSTEIN (1948)

Bud Abbott & Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948) Glenn Strange, Lenore Aubert, and Bela Lugosi. lobby card

For some inexplicable reason, Bud Abbott and Lou Costello are often confused with Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy. Apart from the skinny guy/fat guy theme, the two comedy teams have nothing in common (except perhaps to muggles). In their prime, Stan and Ollie etched a creative brand of celluloid comedy full of nuance and infused with their winning personalities that raised laughter to an art form. With Stan as the uncredited creative force, they produced a body of short films, from the silent era to the late 1930s, which remain the proverbial comedy yardstick. With two notable exceptions, they were less lucky in their studio-controlled features, which sadly led to their eventual fall from grace.

Bud Abbott & Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948) Glenn Strange, Bela Lugosi, and Lou Costello lobby card.

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