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Island of Lost Souls | Movie Details for Director Erle C. Kenton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  Island of Lost Souls  70 min,  [Horror, Sci-Fi]  [Erle C. Kenton]  [01 Dec 1932]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 96%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Bela Lugosi, Charles Laughton, Leila Hyams, Richard Arlen
Plot:  An obsessed scientist conducts profane experiments in evolution, eventually establishing himself as the self-styled demigod to a race of mutated, half-human abominations.
Writer:  Waldemar Young (screenplay), Philip Wylie (screenplay), H.G. Wells (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Who Done It? | Movie Details for Director Erle C. Kenton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  Who Done It?  77 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Mystery]  [Erle C. Kenton]  [06 Nov 1942]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Patric Knowles, William Gargan
Plot:  Two dumb soda jerks dream of writing radio mysteries. When they try to pitch an idea at a radio station, they end up in the middle of a real murder when the station owner is killed during a broadcast.
Writer:  Stanley Roberts (story), Stanley Roberts (screenplay), Edmund Joseph (screenplay), John Grant (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
It Ain't Hay | Movie Details for Director Erle C. Kenton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  It Ain't Hay  80 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy]  [Erle C. Kenton]  [19 Mar 1943]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Bud Abbott, Cecil Kellaway, Grace McDonald, Lou Costello
Plot:  Adaptation of the Damon Runyon story 'Princess O'Hara', in which the horse of a street vendor is replaced by a racehorse.
Writer:  Damon Runyon (story "Princess O'Hara"), Allen Boretz (screenplay), John Grant (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Pardon My Sarong | Movie Details for Director Erle C. Kenton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Pardon My Sarong  84 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical, Adventure]  [Erle C. Kenton]  [07 Aug 1942]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Robert Paige, Virginia Bruce
Plot:  A pair of bus drivers accidentally steal their own bus. With the company issuing a warrant for their arrest, they tag along with a playboy on a boat trip that finds them on a tropical island, where a jewel thief has sinister plans for them.
Writer:  True Boardman (original screen play), Nat Perrin (original screen play), John Grant (original screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
You're Telling Me! | Movie Details for Director Erle C. Kenton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  You're Telling Me!  66 min,  PASSED,  [Comedy]  [Erle C. Kenton]  [18 May 1934]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Adrienne Ames, Buster Crabbe, Joan Marsh, W.C. Fields
Plot:  A hard-drinking, socially-awkward inventor wrecks his daughter's chances of marriage into a rich family and bungles his own chances of success by selling one of his more practical inventions.
Writer:  Walter DeLeon (screen play), Paul M. Jones (screen play), J.P. McEvoy (dialogue by), Julian Street (adapted from a story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
In Society | Movie Details for Director Jean Yarbrough, Erle C. Kenton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  In Society  75 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical]  [Jean Yarbrough, Erle C. Kenton]  [18 Aug 1944]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Bud Abbott, Kirby Grant, Lou Costello, Marion Hutton
Plot:  Two bumbling plumbers are hired by a socialite to fix a leak. A case of mistaken identity gets the pair an invitation to a fancy party and an entree into high society. As expected, things ...
Writer:  Hugh Wedlock Jr. (story), Howard Snyder (story), John Grant, Edmund L. Hartmann, Hal Fimberg, Sid Fields (additional Abbott & Costello comedy material)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Hit the Ice | Movie Details for Director Charles Lamont, Erle C. Kenton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Hit the Ice  82 min,  PASSED,  [Comedy, Crime, Music]  [Charles Lamont, Erle C. Kenton]  [02 Jun 1943]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Bud Abbott, Ginny Simms, Lou Costello, Patric Knowles
Plot:  Two newspaper photographers get mixed up with gangsters at a ski resort.
Writer:  Robert Lees (screenplay), Frederic I. Rinaldo (screenplay), John Grant (screenplay), True Boardman (original story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Party Wire | Movie Details for Director Erle C. Kenton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Party Wire  69 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [Erle C. Kenton]  [27 Apr 1935]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Helen Lowell, Jean Arthur, Robert Allen, Victor Jory
Plot:  When the daughter of the town's leading citizen and a local dairyman have a romance,and the man makes a sudden-and-unexplained trip out of town, the local gossips, employing the ...
Writer:  Ethel Hill (screen play), John Howard Lawson (screen play), Bruce Manning (from the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Ghost of Frankenstein | Movie Details for Director Erle C. Kenton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  The Ghost of Frankenstein  67 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi]  [Erle C. Kenton]  [13 Mar 1942]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 75%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Cedric Hardwicke, Lionel Atwill, Lon Chaney Jr., Ralph Bellamy
Plot:  When Ygor brings the Monster to Dr. Ludwig Frankenstein for care, Ludwig gets the idea of replacing the Monster's current criminal brain with a normal one.
Writer:  Scott Darling (screenplay), Eric Taylor (original story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The World of Abbott and Costello | Movie Details for Director Charles Barton, Erle C. Kenton, Charles Lamont, Arthur Lubin, William A. Seiter, Jean Yarbrough | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  The World of Abbott and Costello  75 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy]  [Charles Barton, Erle C. Kenton, Charles Lamont, Arthur Lubin, William A. Seiter, Jean Yarbrough]  [01 Apr 1965]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Bud Abbott, Jack E. Leonard, Lou Costello, Tom Ewell
Plot:  A compilation of clips from 19 Abbott & Costello features: The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap, In the Navy, Hit the Ice, Who Done It?, Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein, Mexican Hayride, ...
Writer:  Gene Wood (narration writer)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
House of Frankenstein | Movie Details for Director Erle C. Kenton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  House of Frankenstein  71 min,  APPROVED,  [Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi]  [Erle C. Kenton]  [01 Dec 1944]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 55%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Boris Karloff, J. Carrol Naish, John Carradine, Lon Chaney Jr.
Plot:  An evil scientist and his hunchbacked assistant escape from prison and encounter Dracula, the Wolf Man and Frankenstein's Monster.
Writer:  Edward T. Lowe Jr. (screenplay), Curt Siodmak (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
House of Dracula | Movie Details for Director Erle C. Kenton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 57%  House of Dracula  67 min,  APPROVED,  [Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi]  [Erle C. Kenton]  [07 Dec 1945]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 56%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 3 nominations.
Actors:  John Carradine, Lionel Atwill, Lon Chaney Jr., Martha O'Driscoll, Onslow Stevens
Plot:  Count Dracula and the Wolf Man seek cures for their afflictions; a hunchbacked woman, a mad scientist and Frankenstein's Monster have their own troubles.
Writer:  Edward T. Lowe Jr. (original screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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