Two bumbling service station attendants are left as the sole beneficiaries in a gangster's will. Their trip to claim their fortune is sidetracked when they are stranded in a haunted house ...
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Two bumbling service station attendants are left as the sole beneficiaries in a gangster's will. Their trip to claim their fortune is sidetracked when they are stranded in a haunted house along with several other strangers. Written by
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I was playing choo-choo train! Aww you never let me have any fun.
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I was fortunate enough to see this movie on the big screen at a film festival, in the dark as intended. It is a fun romp for 86 minutes. I think the spooky atmosphere doesn't translates as well to the small screen.. but it's still a treat.
Joan Davis (I Married Joan) steals the show! She was a physical comedy genius. It's too bad her heart problem prevented her from making more for us to enjoy. I agree that this is not the BEST of the Abbott & Costello movies, but it is still one of their great ones.
Made in the days before television, I like to think of these more as a TV series for the theater. This movie would have been part of an entertainment package presented at a movie palace. A very different experience than the typical movie theater you will find at the mall now.
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