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Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein Script Synopsis 1948

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The Brain of Frankenstein" aka "Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein", 1948
Original Vintage 
Script Synopsis
Also Starring Bela Lugosi - Lon Chaney - Glenn Strange as the Monsters

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Most Abbott & Costello fans and Collectors are not aware that their most famous film,  "Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein" was Originally titled "The Brain of Frankenstein".  But,  the title was changed during filming to appear like less of a straight horror film and capitalize on Abbott and Costello's marquee value.  And although there is no movie paper with the original title, we have what may be the one of the Only original artifacts that possesses this little known Original title. 

A Rare, typed, original 2 page Script Synopsis of the movie Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein using the working title "Brain of Frankenstein".. The cast and principles are listed in the credits at the top of page 1. The synopsis sums up the plot. "Not For Publication". The film started production with the title "Brain of Frankenstein" and was changed during filming.  Amazing piece of Classic Hollywood History !

* See enlargeable images above and below..  (Note: Photo not included, but can easily be obtained online for about $5)

Note: We are confident this is the Only of its kind in existence.  Of course it isn't Impossible another exists , but in our 40 years collecting, we've never seen another or even heard of one of these Script Synopsis for "The Brain of Frankenstein".  

What else needs to be said about one of the greatest Universal Horror classics that brought together Bela Lugosi and Lon Chaney in their immortal roles as "Dracula" and the "Wolfman". And, Glenn Strange as "Frankenstein". As a matter of fact, it was the ONLY movie to ever bring the three most famous monsters together. 

Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (Universal International, 1948). Original Script Synopsis.
By 1948, it was apparent that the Universal horror franchise was running out of steam, so the studio sent its iconic creatures out in high style with this comedy monster mash, largely considered the end of the Golden Age of Horror. All the great bogeymen of yesteryear are here: Dracula, the Wolfman, Frankenstein, and even, briefly, the Invisible Man, all pitted against the hapless duo of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello.  The result is movie magic, especially the performance of Bela Lugosi as Count Dracula, seen by many as his last great role before sliding into the tragic final phase of his life.
Lugosi, as well as Lon Chaney Jr. as Larry Talbot/the Wolfman and Glenn Strange as the Monster, are all in fine form here, scaring the whimwhams out of poor Lou. As part of the Universal Horror series, paper from this picture is extremely desirable.

In 1948, two of Universal's big breadwinners -- the monster series and comedy duo Bud Abbott and Lou Costello -- could not halt a box-office and critical slump. But Universal decided to combine these disparate parts, and the "Abbott and Costello Meet the Monsters" franchise was born. Bela Lugosi, Lon Chaney Jr. and Glenn Strange all signed on to reprise their famous horror roles, and even Boris Karloff did publicity for the film. It became the studio's second-highest grosser of the year and endures as a beloved fan favorite. A perennial popular item for collectors  
A brilliant move on the studio's part was to cast their beloved monsters with their popular comedians in this hilarious spoof! Bela Lugosi, Lon Chaney, Glenn Strange, and the voice of Vincent Price were the foils for the famous duo.

As part of the Universal Horror series, paper from this picture is extremely desirable.  A script Synopsis is virtually non existent !

Note: Cvtreasures stamp NOT on original

Guaranteed Original authentic script synopsis 1948