Bud Abbott and Lou Costello host with guests Lon Chaney, Jr., opera star Jarmilla Novotna, Sid Fields, Milton Frome, Gregg Sherwood, dancers Jesse, James and Carnell, and Al Goodman and his Orchestra. Abbott and Costello recreate some of their most famous skits including "Who's on First?" "The Telephone Booth," and "The Haunted Candle, and do a burlesque on the opera "Carmen," the last two featuring a cameo with former co-star Lon Chaney, Jr., as the Frankenstein Monster. Written by
Did You Know?
Lon Chaney Jr had already worked with Abbott & Costello in the film Here Come The Co-Ed's and more famously Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein. See more
When Milton Frome appears as a military colonel, his uniform is that of a commercial airline pilot. See more
Your brain is too tense.
Lou Costello - Host
Yeah, two-tenths the size of a normal brain!
References The Ghost of Frankenstein
Take Me Out to the Ball Game
Music by Albert von Tilzer
Words by Jack Norworth
Sung by chorus prior to "Who's on First?" routine See more