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Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy (1955)

Unrated  |   |  Action, Adventure, Comedy  |  23 June 1955 (USA)
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Bud and Lou find themselves pursued by an Egyptian cult for a special medallion linked to a walking mummy.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Pete Patterson
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Freddie Franklin
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Madame Rontru
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Charlie
Dan Seymour ...
Josef
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Semu
Kurt Katch ...
Dr. Gustav Zoomer
Richard Karlan ...
Hetsut
Mel Welles ...
Iben
George Khoury ...
Habid
Eddie Parker ...
Klaris, the Mummy (as Edwin Parker)
Mazzone-Abbott Dancers ...
Dance Troupe (as The Mazzone-Abbott Dancers)
Chandra Kaly and His Dancers ...
Dance Troupe
Peggy King ...
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Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Paul Marion ...
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Storyline

In Egypt Peter and Freddie find the archaeologist Dr. Zoomer murdered before they can return to America. A medallion leads them to a crypt where a revived mummy provides the terror. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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It has been said that a man's best friend is his mummy... See more »


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Release Date:

23 June 1955 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Meet the Mummy  »

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Budget:

$738,000 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In Universal's previous mummy films, the mummy was called "Kharis". In this film, the name of the mummy has been changed from "Kharis" to "Klaris." See more »

Goofs

While the boys are digging the hole, and after Lou has disappeared; Abbott sits down in the same place. Abbott is tipped backward, head first through the wall; but when he falls into the room below though a small hole in the ceiling; he comes through feet first. See more »

Quotes

The Flower Girl: Flowers?
Lou Costello aka Freddie Franklin: [points to one bunch of flowers] How much are these?
The Flower Girl: A dollar.
Lou Costello aka Freddie Franklin: [points to another bunch] How much are these?
The Flower Girl: A dollar.
Lou Costello aka Freddie Franklin: I got no money.
[throws a bouquet back on the tray]
The Flower Girl: No money?
[picks up the bunch he threw back]
The Flower Girl: They're a little wilted, you can have them for nothing.
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Crazy Credits

In the final credits, the boys are listed with fake character names. Throughout the movie, they use their real names. See more »


Soundtracks

You Came A Long Way From St. Louis
Written by Bob Russell and John Benson Brooks
Sung by Peggy King
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Minor Abbott and Costello
25 June 1999 | by (Orange County, California) – See all my reviews

A formulistic entry into the Abbott and Costello Meet... series. Lou sees moving corpses, hidden passageways, etc., while Bud disbelieves everything. Although mildly amusing, it doesn't hold up to their earlier films.


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