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Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man (1951)

Passed  -  Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi  -  7 March 1951 (USA)
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Two bumbling private eyes help a man wrongly accused of murder who has become invisible to help clear his name.

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Helen Gray
Arthur Franz ...
Adele Jergens ...
Boots Marsden
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Boots Morgan
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Det. Roberts
Gavin Muir ...
Dr. Philip Gray
Sam Balter ...
Radio Announcer
John Daheim ...
Rocky Hanlon (as John Day)
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Storyline

Boxer Tommy Nelson is accused of killing his manager. While detectives Bud and Lou investigate they come across an invisibility formula with which Tommy injects himself rather than face the police. This sparks an idea for trapping gangster Morgan by having Lou fight champ Rocky Hanlon, with Tommy's invisible help. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi | Sport

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Release Date:

7 March 1951 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bud Abbott and Lou Costello ...Meet the Invisible Man  »

Box Office

Budget:

$627,000 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The last names of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello's characters, Bud Alexander and Lou Francis, are actually their real middle names. See more »

Goofs

When Bud puts down the drink of the second bar guy, you can see the thin wires if you look very carefully. See more »

Quotes

Lou Francis: [about graduating] This is the happiest day of my life, how did I ever graduate?
Bud Alexander: [whispering] I slipped the guy twenty bucks. Now keep quiet.
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Rockabye Baby
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User Reviews

 
great Abbott and Costello film.
17 August 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This another great bud Abbott and Lou Costello and because of all the same reasons it has great comedy in it the acting is good in it the actors are good in it it has a good story line to it and the effects are good in it everything is good in it. so i'm sure that you will not be disappointed with bud Abbott and Lou Costello meet the invisible man. so make sure that you rent or buy bud Abbott and Lou Costello meet the invisible man because it is a great bud Abbott and Lou Costello movie. so i'm sure that you will have a good time watching it and you will watch it over and over again.

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