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Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet the Invisible Man

Charles Lamont, 1951

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The Invisible Man
H.G. Wells, 1897

Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet the Invisible Man is a movie directed by Charles Lamont in 1951 and inspired by the book The Invisible Man by H.G. Wells, first published in 1897. The movie features Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Nancy Guild, Arthur Franz, Adele Jergens, Sheldon Leonard, and others.

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“The movie is better than the book”

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RATING

6.8

/ 10

Movie Poster: Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet the Invisible Man (Charles Lamont, 1951)

7.2

/ 10

Book Cover: The Invisible Man (H.G. Wells, 1897)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of The Invisible Man, the 1897 book by H.G. Wells.

The Invisible Man

Read by: Alan Munro

Storyline

Lou Francis and Bud Alexander have just graduated from a private detective school. Tommy Nelson, a middleweight boxer, comes to them with their first case. Tommy recently escaped from jail after being accused of murdering his manager, and asks the duo to accompany him on a visit to his fiancée, Helen Gray.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet the Invisible Man, the 1951 movie by Charles Lamont

Year

1951

Minutes

82

Movie Rate

6.80

Source: IMDb

Movie

Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet the Invisible Man

Country: USA

Year: 1951

Length: 1h22m

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Cover of The Invisible Man, the 1897 book by H.G. Wells

Year

1897

Pages

192

Book Rate

7.28

S: Goodreads

Book

The Invisible Man

Country: UK

First published in: 1897

Length: 192 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Other screen adaptations of the book

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The Invisible Man (1933)
Movie by James Whale
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Hollow Man (2000)
Movie by Paul Verhoeven
TV Series poster
The Invisible Man (2000-2002)
TV Series by Matt Greenberg
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The Invisible Man (2020)
Movie by Leigh Whannell

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Cover of The Invisible Man, the 1897 book by H.G. Wells

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