Abbott & Costello Meet the Killer

1949

Lost Caverns Hotel bellhop Freddie Phillips is suspected of murder. Swami Talpur tries to hypnotize Freddie into confessing, but Freddie is too stupid for the plot to work. Inspector Wellman uses Freddie to get the killer.

Cast:
Bud Abbott .... Casey Edwards
Lou Costello .... Freddie Phillips
Boris Karloff .... Swami Talpur
Lénore Aubert .... Angelo Gordon
Gar Moore .... Jeff Wilson
Donna Martell .... Betty Crandall
Alan Mowbray .... Melton
James Flavin .... Insp. Wellman
Roland Winters .... T. Hanley Brooks
Nicholas Joy .... Amos Strickland
Mikel Conrad .... Sgt. Stone
Morgan Farley .... Gregory Milford
Victoria Horne .... Mrs. Hargreave
Percy Helton .... Abernathy
Claire Du Brey .... Mrs. Grimsby
Harry Hayden .... Lawrence Crandall
Vincent Renno .... Mike Relia

 

Lénore Aubert

Born Eleanore Maria Leisner, Lénore Aubert was born on 18 April 1918 in Cilli, Austria-Hungary (now Celje, Slovenia) Femme fatale in 40's Hollywood suspensers. Was discovered by a talent scout while performing in a Los Angeles community theatre production. She started her film career in 1938 appearing in Bluebeard's Eight Wife But horror fans will always remember her talents tied the the Abbott & Costello movies, Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein(1948) and Abbott & Costello Meet The Killer (1949). She continued in films and Television through the early 50s. In the 1960s was active in the United Nations Activity and Housing Section. Lenore died 31 July 1993 Great Neck, Long Island, New York, USA.