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The 30 Foot Bride of Candy Rock (1959)

Approved | | Comedy, Sci-Fi | 6 August 1959 (USA)
In one of his rare performances without Bud Abbott, Lou Costello plays a rubbish collector and inventor. When radiation in a nearby cave turns his girlfriend into a giantess, antics ensure ... See full summary »

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In one of his rare performances without Bud Abbott, Lou Costello plays a rubbish collector and inventor. When radiation in a nearby cave turns his girlfriend into a giantess, antics ensure as he tries to shrink her using one of his inventions. Written by The West Virginian <vhdl40d@prodigy.com>

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"30 Feet of Smoldering Passion - And She's Mine, All Mine!" See more »

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6 August 1959 (USA)  »

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Lou Costello and His 30 Foot Bride  »

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Trivia

Final film of Lou Costello, and his only starring role without Bud Abbott. It wasn't released until about five months after Costello's death. See more »

Goofs

When the toast flies out of the toaster it is lightly toasted, but as it comes down it's almost burnt. See more »

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Featured in Neil Finn: She Will Have Her Way (1998) See more »

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Lou is really enjoyable and he gets the girl,too.
24 April 2005 | by (Dallas,Texas) – See all my reviews

I must admit that this is one of the few Lou Costello films that I actually saw in the theater. Most have now been seen on T.V. and I must admit that Lou is really enjoyable and he gets the girl,too. This was my first time seeing Dorothy Provine perform and of course I fell in love with her like so many others that day. I have seen most of the work she has done and enjoyed each one. Her performance in The Great Race is one of the reasons I bought the disc in the first place!

Every comment on this movie tells that this is the one movie that Lou Costello did with out Bud Abbott,which is true,but if Lou had lived he would have made many more. He really does a good job and doesn't have to rely on his old routines to get laughs. I for one am sorry that the little man from Patterson,N.J. didn't get the chance to do that.

I hope this comes out on DVD some time so I can add it to my comedy/sci fi collection.


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