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Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948) was a Comedy - Horror Film directed by Charles Barton and produced by Robert Arthur.

Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein was inducted into the National Film Registry in 2001.

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Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein

By RBuccicone on Oct 25, 2012 From MacGuffin Movies

Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948) I made my first forray into the films of Abbott and Costello earlier this week and had the great fortune of doing so in the theater. I would not say I have avoided the comic team’s movies so much as I just have not gotten around to them, instead bei... Read full article


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Chick Young: You know the old saying? Everything comes in threes. Now suppose a third girl should fall in love with you?
Wilbur Grey: What's her name?
Chick Young: We'll say her name is Mary.
Wilbur Grey: Is she pretty?
Chick Young: Beautiful!
Wilbur Grey: Naturally, she'd have to be.
Chick Young: Now you have Mary, you have Joan, and you have Sandra. So, to prove to you that I'm your pal, your bosom friend, I'll take one of the girls off your hands.
Wilbur Grey: Chick, you're what I call a real pal... you take Mary.


Larry Talbot: [gives Wilbur a key] Lock me in, and no matter what you hear or what you might think, don't let me out!


Chick Young: People pay McDougal cash to come in here and get scared.
Wilbur: I'm cheatin' him. I'm gettin' scared for nothin'.


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In 2000, recognized by the American Film Institute's 100 Years... 100 Laughs at #56. In September 2007, Readers Digest selected the film as one of the top 100 funniest films of all time.
Although the characters had previously appeared in House of Frankenstein and House of Dracula, this is the only Universal film where Larry Talbot and Dracula share both a scene and dialog.
Technically, nobody in the film ever meets Frankenstein, although it had long since been accepted that the name of the monster was "Frankenstein's Monster", or for simplicity sake "Frankenstein".
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Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein

Released 1948
Inducted 2001
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