Shout! Factory Re-Issuing Abbott & Costello’s Complete Universal Pictures Collection

Courtesy: Universal Pictures/Shout! Factory

Shout! Factory is resurrecting a series of movies from one of the greatest acts in entertainment history.

The company is going to release Abbott & Costello’s complete Universal Pictures collection on Blu-ray Nov. 19.  Abbot & CostelloThe Complete Universal Pictures Collection features all 28 movies in which the comedic duo starred while working for Universal.  Among those movies are the famed movies The Naughty NinetiesAbbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein and Buck Privates.

Along with the full movie collection, the set also features a variety of new extras, such as feature-length audio commentaries and interviews.  The bonuses and full movie listing is noted below.

Complete List of Films
·        Abbott and Costello Go to Mars
·        Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion
·        Abbott and Costello Lost in Alaska
·        Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
·        Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein
·        Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops
·        Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff
·        Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy
·        Buck Privates
·        Buck Privates Come Home
·        Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet the Invisible Man
·        Comin’ Round the Mountain
·        Here Come the Co-Eds
·        Hit the Ice
·        Hold that Ghost
·        In Society
·        In the Navy
·        It Ain’t Hay
·        Keep ‘Em Flying
·        Little Giant
·        Mexican Hayride
·        One Night in the Tropics
·        Pardon My Sarong
·        Ride ‘Em Cowboy
·        The Naughty Nineties
·        The Time of Their Lives
·        The Wistful Widow
·        Who Done It?
Complete List of Bonus Features
Disc 1:
ONE NIGHT IN THE TROPICS
·        Theatrical Trailer
·        Still Gallery
·        Production Notes
BUCK PRIVATES
·        Audio Commentary by authors/film historians Bob Furmanek and Ron Palumbo (Abbott and Costello in Hollywood)
·        Theatrical Trailer
·        Still Gallery
·        Production Notes
Disc 2:
IN THE NAVY
·        Theatrical Trailer
·        Still Gallery
·        Production Notes
HOLD THAT GHOST
·        Audio Commentary by film historian Jeff Miller
·        Theatrical Trailer
·        Still Gallery
·        Production Notes
Disc 3:
KEEP ‘EM FLYING
·        NEW Audio Commentary by author/film historian Scott Allen Nollen
·        Recruitment Short/Theatrical Trailer
·        Still Gallery
·        Production Notes
RIDE ‘EM COWBOY
·        NEW Audio Commentary by author/film historian Scott Allen Nollen
·        NEW Audio Commentary by author/film historian James L. Neibaur
·        Theatrical Trailer
·        Still Gallery
·        Production Notes
PARDON MY SARONG
·        Still Gallery
·        Production Notes
WHO DONE IT?
·        Audio Commentary with film historian Frank Coniff
·        Theatrical Trailer
·        Still Gallery
·        Production Notes
Disc 5:
IT AIN’T HAY
·        NEW Audio Commentary by author/film historian Scott Allen Nollen
·        Still Gallery
·        Production Notes
HIT THE ICE
·        NEW Audio Commentary by author/film historian Scott Allen Nollen
·        Theatrical Trailer
·        Still Gallery
·        Production Notes
Disc 6:
IN SOCIETY
·        Theatrical Trailer
·        Still Gallery
·        Production Notes
HERE COME THE CO-EDS
·        Theatrical Trailer
·        Still Gallery
·        Production Notes
Disc 7:
THE NAUGHTY NINETIES
·        NEW Audio Commentary by author/film historian Scott Allen Nollen
·        Still Gallery
·        Production Notes
LITTLE GIANT
·        NEW Audio Commentary by author/film historian Scott Allen Nollen
·        Theatrical Trailer
·        Still Gallery
·        Production Notes
Disc 8:
THE TIME OF THEIR LIVES
·        Audio Commentary with film historian Frank Thompson
·        Theatrical Trailer
·        Still Gallery
·        Production Notes
BUCK PRIVATES COME HOME
·        Theatrical Trailer
·        Still Gallery
·        Production Notes
Disc 9:
THE WISTFUL WIDOW OF WAGON GAP
·        Theatrical Trailer
·        Still Gallery
·        Production Notes
ABBOTT AND COSTELLO MEET FRANKENSTEIN
·        Audio Commentary by film historian Gregory William Mank
·        Theatrical Trailer
·        Still Gallery
·        Production Notes
Disc 10:
MEXICAN HAYRIDE
·        NEW Audio Commentary by author/film historian Scott Allen Nollen
·        Theatrical Trailer
·        Still Gallery
·        Production Notes
ABBOTT AND COSTELLO MEET THE KILLER, BORIS KARLOFF
·        NEW Audio Commentary by author/film historian Troy Howarth
·        Still Gallery
·        Production Notes
Disc 11:
ABBOTT AND COSTELLO IN THE FOREIGN LEGION
·        Still Gallery
·        Production Notes
ABBOTT AND COSTELLO MEET THE INVISIBLE MAN
·        Theatrical Trailer
·        Still Gallery
·        Production Notes
Disc 12:
COMIN ROUND THE MOUNTAIN
·        Still Gallery
·        Production Notes
LOST IN ALASKA
·        Theatrical Trailer
·        Still Gallery
·        Production Notes
Disc 13:
ABBOTT AND COSTELLO GO TO MARS
·        Theatrical Trailer
·        Still Gallery
·        Production Notes
ABBOTT AND COSTELLO MEET DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE
·        Audio Commentary by film historians Tom Weaver and Richard Serivani
·        Theatrical Trailer
·        Still Gallery
·        Production Notes
Disc 14:
ABBOTT AND COSTELLO MEET THE KEYSTONE KOPS
·        Still Gallery
·        Production Notes
ABBOTT AND COSTELLO MEET THE MUMMY
·        NEW Audio Commentary by author/film historian Troy Howarth
·        Theatrical Trailer
·        Still Gallery
·        Production Notes
Disc 15:
THE WORLD OF ABBOTT AND COSTELLO
ABBOTT & COSTELLO MEET JERRY SEINFELD
ABBOTT & COSTELLO MEET THE MONSTERS
Bonus Features:
·        NEWAbbott and Costello: Their Lives and Legacy – featuring interviews with Chris Costello (daughter of Lou Costello) and Ron Palumbo (co-author of Abbott and Costello In Hollywood)
·        NEWAbbott and Costello: Film Stories – featuring an interview with author/film historian James L. Neibaur (The Monster Movies of Universal Studios)
·        NEW Abbott and Costello: Behind the Scenes – Ron Palumbo talks about the various writers and directors
·        NEW Abbott & Costello Meet Castle Films – 8 of Abbott and Costello’s best Castle Films 8mm/16mm films
·        Outtakes from Pardon My Sarong, It Ain’t Hay, Hit the Ice, Little Giant and Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein
·        The Abbott and Costello Trailer Reel

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