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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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Sidney Miller

Writers:

Rowland Barber (screenplay), Arthur A. Ross (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Lou Costello ... Artie Pinsetter
Dorothy Provine ... Emmy Lou Rossiter
Gale Gordon ... Raven Rossiter
Jimmy Conlin Jimmy Conlin ... Magruder
Charles Lane ... Stanford Bates
Robert Burton ... First General
Will Wright ... Pentagon General
Lenny Kent Lenny Kent ... Sergeant
Ruth Perrott Ruth Perrott ... Aunt May
Peter Leeds Peter Leeds ... Bill Burton
Robert Nichols Robert Nichols ... Bank Manager
Veola Vonn Veola Vonn ... Jackie Delaney
Jack Straw Jack Straw ... Pilot
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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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A Science-Friction Masterpiece See more »

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Comedy | Sci-Fi

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 August 1959 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lou Costello and His 30 Foot Bride See more »

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Production Co:

D.R.B. Production Company See more »
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Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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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 Emmy Lou drops an egg on the dog it hits him on the nose and nothing stays on him but in the next shot the dog has a big piece of egg shell on his head. See more »

Connections

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

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Have you ever had a really big secret?
15 January 2013 | by lee_eisenbergSee all my reviews

It sounds as though "The 30 Foot Bride of Candy Rock" had kind of a bad reputation simply because Lou Costello was acting without Bud Abbott. Maybe so, but I think that the movie merits a lot of discussion about its era. The relationships between the sexes is obviously very dated. As it happens, one of the jokes centers around the fact that people weren't allowed to say pregnant on screen.

Basically, the movie is an innocuously silly send-up of all the sci-fi flicks about people becoming giants. And besides, how can you not like the sight of Dorothy Provine wearing a parachute and looking like a vestal virgin in a sword-and-sandal epic? It's not anything special, but if the point is to entertain, then it succeeds.

The sight of Dorothy Provine dressed like that is going to elate me for years to come.


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