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Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy
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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
Cinematography: George Robinson
Edited by: Russell Schoengarth
Distributed by: Universal International Pictures
Released: June 23rd, 1955
Rating: Approved
Running time: 79 min.
Country: USA
Language: English
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.

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  • The tagline for this film is "It has been said that a man's best friend is his mummy..."
  • 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.
  • The primary setting for this film is Cairo, Egypt.

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