| 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... ...
I saw a hand turn around the corner, and he put on a lot of steam, all the steam he could put on, f-full force... I think somebody's trying to kill me.
Right after Freddie is about to make a phone call in the hotel room, shortly after bullets were fired through the window, the lamp on the desk wobbles twice with neither Casey nor Freddie having touched the lamp or the desk to cause it to wobble.
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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