Approved | | Comedy, Horror, Musical
The manager of Kay Kyser's band books them for a birthday party bash for an heiress at a spooky mansion, where sinister forces try to kill her.
Many props and miniatures from King Kong (1933) appear in this fellow RKO production. In a secret chamber are the Willis O'Brien models of the Triceratops, a spider from the famous deleted crevasse scene as well as other creatures and island native props.
Who decorated this room - Robert Ripley?
When Kay Kyser is in the secret passageway, the lighting changes frequently.
"The College of Musical Knowledge" is an on-screen opening acting credit, but its members are the studio audience, since Kay Kyser refers to them as "students."