Location: Billy Wilder Theater, Courtyard Level, Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90024
Date: October 31 at 11am
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Description: The UCLA Film & Television Archives presents this double bill of Halloween horror, appropriate for all ages 7 and over. Admission is free! Check out details below:
ABBOTT AND COSTELLO MEET FRANKENSTEIN
(1948). Directed by Charles T. Barton. Abbott and Costello face off against the world’s most notorious ghouls in this inspired monster mash that mixes old-fashioned scares with hilarious antics. The comic duo star as a couple of hapless delivery men unwittingly transporting the hidden bodies of Count Dracula, Frankenstein’s monster and the Wolf Man. Armed only with their unique brand of ignorance and innocence, our heroes end up doing battle with the nefarious fiends. Universal Pictures. Producer: Robert Arthur. Screenplay: Robert Lees, Frederic I. Rinaldo, John Grant. Cinematographer: Charles Van Enger. Editor: Frank Gross. Cast: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Lon Chaney, Jr., Bela Lugosi, Glenn Strange. 35mm, B/W, 83 min.
THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW (1949). Directed by Clyde Geronimi and Jack Kinney. Bing Crosby narrates this classic Disney adaptation of the haunted, heady tale by Washington Irving.Disney. Producer: Walt Disney. Cast: Bing Crosby. 35mm, 34 min.