| Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Two employees of a secluded hotel investigate a murder on the premises in which the goofy bellboy is the prime suspect.
The original script 'Easy Does It', was originally intended as a vehicle for Bob Hope. After the huge success of Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948), Universal-International wanted another "horror" comedy with Bud Abbott and Lou Costello, so the script was rewritten for them. Oddly enough, the role played by Boris Karloff was... ...
Were you and Relia in cahoots?
Freddie Phillips: The last time I saw Relia, he didn't talk to me.
Insp. Wellman: If I could only find Relia. I could make him talk.
Freddie Phillips: If you could, that would be a good trick.
Sgt. Stone: He could make him talk. You don't know Wellman.
Freddie Phillips: You don't know Relia.
During the opening credit animation, after machine gun fire writes "Meet The Killer", the animated Costello says, "You didn't dot the 'I'!". This wouldn't be necessary, however, since the words are written in all capital letters.
The film begins animated versions of Abbott & Costello on a scaffold painting their names on a wall. (The bucket is labeled "BLOOD")Then there is the sound of a car screeching to a stop, and machine gun fire. "Meet the Killer" is written in bullet holes. "Costello" yells "Yoohoo! You didn't dot the "I"!" Then a dagger flies in and "Dots the 'I'", while the bucket of "Blood" is spilled. Then the frame drops, following the "Blood" as it spells out "Boris Karloff", and then the rest of the credits.
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