Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man

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The best of Universal-International's followups to Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein, Abbott & Costello Meet the Invisible Man casts Bud and Lou as mail-order private eyes. The boys champion the cause of boxer Arthur Franz, who has been framed for murder. Utilizing the formula created by Claude Rains in the original Invisible Man (1933), Franz vanishes before Dr. Gavin Muir's astonished eyes. Cloaked by invisibility, Franz talks Bud and Lou into helping him nab the real murderer, gangster Sheldon Leonard. A string of uproarious gags and comic setpieces is highlighted by a boxing-ring finale, wherein Lou, backed up by the invisible Franz, dukes it out with a behemoth prizefighter. A clever special-effects closing gag caps this delightful A&C vehicle.

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Bud Abbott
as Bud Alexander
Lou Costello
as Lou Francis
Arthur Franz
as Tommy Nelson
Adele Jergens
as Boots Marsden
Nancy Guild
as Helen Gray
William Frawley
as Detective Roberts
Gavin Muir
as Dr. Philip Gray
Sam Balter
as Radio Announcer
Syd Saylor
as Waiter
John Day
as Rocky Hanlon
Paul Maxey
as Dr. Turner
Herb Vigran
as Stillwell
Frankie Van
as Referee
Carl Sklover
as Lou's Handler
Ralph Dunn
as Motorcycle Cop
Harold Goodwin
as Bartender
Milt Bronson
as Ring Announcer
Richard Bartell
as Baldheaded Man
Charles T. Perry
as Rocky's Handler
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