Abbott and Costello

<b>'Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein'</b> (1948)<br>
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Chaney was so successful as the Wolf Man that the studio put him in several pictures, including "Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man," " <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ENTTV00000023" title="House (tv program)" href="/topic/entertainment/television/house-%28tv-program%29-ENTTV00000023.topic">House</a> of Frankenstein" and "House of Dracula." This culminated in a monster mash-up with <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB003063" title="Bela Lugosi" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/bela-lugosi-PECLB003063.topic">Bela Lugosi</a> reprising his Dracula role, Chaney reprising his Wolf Man role and sometime Frankenstein's monster Glenn Strange in the role he inherited from <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB002695" title="Boris Karloff" href="/topic/entertainment/boris-karloff-PECLB002695.topic">Boris Karloff</a>. The film was a comedy hit, but it was the so-called nail in the coffin for the Universal monsters, who weren't taken as seriously by a public still shaken from the horrors of World War II.

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'Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein' (1948)

Chaney was so successful as the Wolf Man that the studio put him in several pictures, including "Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man," " House of Frankenstein" and "House of Dracula." This culminated in a monster mash-up with Bela Lugosi reprising his Dracula role, Chaney reprising his Wolf Man role and sometime Frankenstein's monster Glenn Strange in the role he inherited from Boris Karloff. The film was a comedy hit, but it was the so-called nail in the coffin for the Universal monsters, who weren't taken as seriously by a public still shaken from the horrors of World War II.

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