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Meet the killer (1949)
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Call no.:
VHS PN1995.9.C55 M4744 1994
Title:
Meet the killer
Alternate titles:
Bud Abbott, Lou Costello meet the killer, Boris Karloff
Abbott and Costello meet the killer, Boris Karloff
Bud Abbott and Lou Costello meet the killer, Boris Karloff
Originally produced:
1949
Format:
VHS
Summary:
The scene is a swank hotel where a prominent lawyer is murdered. Bud Abbott is Casey, the house detective, and Lou Costello is Freddie, the bellhop. Although there are plenty of suspicious characters about, the murder is pinned on Freddie, who sets out to catch the real killer and clear himself in this slick murder-mystery spoof.
Credits:
Universal-International ; produced by Robert Arthur ; directed by Charles T. Barton ; screenplay, Hugh Wedlock, Jr., Howard Snyder, John Grant ; story by Hugh Wedlock, Jr. and Howard Snyder.
Publication:
Universal City, CA : MCA Universal Home Video, c1994.
Languages:
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Details:
1 VHS (84 min.) : sound, black & white
Country of production:
United States
Studio(s):
Universal-International (Firm)
Director(s):
Barton, Charles
Screenwriter(s):
Wedlock, Hugh
Snyder, Hugh
Grant, John
Producer(s):
Arthur, Robert
Cast:
Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Boris Karloff.
Production:
Director of photography, Charles Van Enger; film editor, Edward Curtiss; music, Milton Schwarzwald.
Notes:
Videocassette release of the motion picture produced in 1949.
Genre:
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Comedy films.
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Location: Storage
Format: VHS
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Comedy films
Genre: Feature films
Year: 1940s
Spoken language: English
Accessibility: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Title: Meet the killer
Director: Barton, Charles
Actor: Abbott, Bud
Actor: Costello, Lou
Actor: Karloff, Boris
Musical score composer: Schwarzwald, Milton
Production studio: Universal-International (Firm)
Country of production: United States
Screenplay: Original
Film technique: Live action
Cover image available: Yes