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In fact, they both have bigger roles. Glenn Strange plays the monster, which has somehow come into the possession of Dracula and his cohort Dr. Sandra Mornay, played by Lenore Aubert. Mornay and Dracula have decided they need a new brain for the monster, and have decided they want Wilbur's.
Dracula arranges for himself and the monster to be shipped to a wax museum as exhibits. Larry Talbot aka the Wolf Man has been tracking the two monsters to try to stop them. He warns Wilbur and Chick, but of course he is not taken seriously. After Dracula and the monster go missing, the wax museum owner calls in an insurance investigator, Joan, played by Jane Randolph.
Joan pretends to have fallen for Wilbur, while really falling for Stevens, who is the increasingly suspicious assistant to Dr.
Talbot shows up to help Wilbur and Chick, but has to deal with his transformations into a bloodthirsty werewolf. At a costume ball, he attacks the wax museum owner, but Chick gets accused due to his wolf mask. Of course, everyone ends up back at the castle yes, for some reason there is a castle for Dracula and the scientist to take up residence in and hijinks and mayhem ensue.
Since the movie was made in the 40s I don't think it's too much of a spoiler to say that the good guys get away and the evildoers get their due.
Considering what a goofy movie this is, it's actually surprising how well it holds up. Most of the jokes don't seem too dated.
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There's a little bit of slapstick, but most of the humor is from the verbal interplay of Abbott and Costello not surprisingly from the team who brought us the classic Who's On First routine, one of the funniest bits of comedy ever.
Maia both die grisly deaths, whereas in the movie they survive; Maia is eaten by the monster, and Thompson is impaled on a long tree branch flung at him by the creature like a spear in an apparent nod to a deleted scene from Revenge of the Creature wherein the Gill-man killed a guard in this fashion.
Reboots and remakes[ edit ] Sequels[ edit ] Creature from the Black Lagoon spawned two sequels: Revenge of the Creaturewhich was also filmed and released in 3D in hopes of reviving the format, and The Creature Walks Among Usfilmed in 2D. A comedic appearance with Abbott and Costello on an episode of The Colgate Comedy Hour aired prior to the film's release.
Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)
Cancelled remakes[ edit ] This article may need to be rewritten entirely to comply with Wikipedia's quality standards. The discussion page may contain suggestions. August InJohn Landis wanted Jack Arnold to direct a remake of the film, and Nigel Kneale was commissioned to write the screenplay. Kneale completed the script, which involved a pair of creatures, one destructive and the other calm and sensitive, being persecuted by the United States Navy.
Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein
Herschel Weingrod and Timothy Harris wrote a new script,  and Universal offered Peter Jackson the director's position inbut he chose to work on King Kong instead.
Ross, one of the original's writers.
He told The Hollywood Reporter"The story my father wrote embodies the clash between primitive men and civilized men, and that obviously makes it a fertile area for re-examination. Rise of the Machines to write a script in March Eisner was inspired to shoot on location by the film Fitzcarraldoand the boat set had been built. Eisner continued to rewrite the script, which was to be a summer blockbuster full of "action and excitement, but [still] scary". The director said the design was "very faithful to the original, but updated" and that the Gill-man would still be sympathetic.
In Octoberthe studio hired Dave Kajganich to write the film. The series begins with The Mummy and will continue with Bride of Frankenstein