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|Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy|
|Title:||Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy|
|Directed by:||Charles Lamont|
|Written by:||John Grant; Lee Loeb|
|Produced by:||Howard Christie|
|Music by:||Henry Mancini; Hans J. Salter; Irving Gertz|
|Edited by:||Russell Schoengarth|
|Distributed by:||Universal International Pictures|
|Released:||June 23rd, 1955|
|Running time:||79 min.|
|Next:||Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde|
Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy is an American feature film of the comedy genre with some elements of horror. It was directed by Charles Lamont with a screenplay written by John Grant based on a story treatment by Lee Loeb. It was produced by Universal International Pictures and premiered in the United States on June 23rd, 1955. The movie stars the comedy team of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in the respective roles of Pete Patterson and Freddie Franklin.
Cast[edit | edit source]
|Bud Abbott||Pete Patterson|
|Lou Costello||Freddie Franklin|
|Marie Windsor||Madame Rontru|
|Kurt Katch||Doctor Zoomer|
|Edwin Parker||Eddie Parker|
Notes & Trivia[edit | edit source]
- Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy (1955) redirects to this page.
- The tagline for this film is "It has been said that a man's best friend is his mummy..."
- Production on Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy began on October 28th, 1954. Principal filming concluded on November 24th, 1954.
- This movie was released in the United Kingdom by General Film Distributors.
- There are a total of twelve credited cast members in this film, not counting Chandra Kaly and His Dancers, and The Mazzone-Abbott Dancers.
- Actor Eddie Parker is credited as Edwin Parker in this film.
- Paul Marion played a native in this film, but his scenes were deleted.
- This is the fifth and final of the Abbott and Costello "Meet" films following Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde in 1953.
- This film uses stock audio samples from previous Universal Monsters movies that were composed by Hans J. Salter, Irving Gertz, Henry Mancini, and Lou Maury.
- Director Charles Lamont also directed Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man, and Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
- The name of the mummy in this film is Klaris, who is a play on Kharis, the mummy played by Lon Chaney, Jr. and featured in most of the original Universal Monsters films.
Recommendations[edit | edit source]
- Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein
- Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man
- Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff
- Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
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This article relates to the films within the Mummy franchise. This template will categorize articles that include it into the Mummy Films category.