Two hapless freight handlers find themselves encountering Dracula, the Frankenstein Monster and the Wolf Man.
User Reviews: Universal Tag Team Delights.rnrnAbbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein is directed by Charles Barton and written by Robert Lees, Frederic Rinaldo and John Grant. It stars Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Lon Chaney Junior, Bela Lugosi, Glenn Strange, Lenore Aubert and Jane Randolph. Music is by Frank Skinner and cinematography by Charles Van Enger.rnrnIt’s well documented come 1948 that Abbott and Costello were becoming victims of changing times and filmic ideas. Coupled with the one time success of the Universal classic monster movies having seemingly had their day, someone at the merged Universal-International head office decided to pit the comic duo with the creature feature legends. Thus a film franchise was born and it helped reignite Bud and Lou’s career.rnrnMaking the Universal monsters a viable theatre draw once again, this first teaming set a high standard that wasn’t to be matched with the following