Shout! Factory Has Announced "Abbott and Costello: The Complete Universal Pictures Collection" (80th Anniversary Edition)

Shout Factory has just announced that they will be releasing the entire Universal Pictures library of Abbott and Costello films on November 5th! The package, released under the "Shout Select" label, will include all 28 movies that Abbott and Costello made while contracted with Universal, including their massively-popular comedy/horror films featuring the studio's iconic Monsters like Frankenstein, The Invisible Man, and The Mummy!

The films included in the set are:

One Night in the Tropics  (1940)

Buck Privates  (1941)

In the Navy (1941)

Hold that Ghost (1941)

Keep 'em Flying (1941)

Ride 'em Cowboy (1942)

Pardon my Sarong (1942)

Who Done It? (1942)

It Ain't Hay (1943)

Hit the Ice (1943)

In Society (1944)

Here Come the Co-Eds (1945)

The Naughty Nineties (1944)

Little Giant (1946)

The Time of Their Lives (1946)

Buck Privates Come Home (1947)

The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap (1947)

Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)

Mexican Hayride (1948)

Abbott and Costello Meet The Killer, Boris Karloff (1949)

Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion (1950)

Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man (1951)

Comin' Round the Mountain (1951)

Lost in Alaska (1952)

Abbott and Costello Go To Mars (1953)

Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1953)

Abbott and Costello Meet The Keystone Kops (1955)

Abbott and Costello Meet The Mummy (1955)

This marks the first time that many of these films will be released on Blu-ray. Special features will include "hours of bonus features and an exclusive collectible book." Further specifics about the special features have not yet been announced. The retail price for the 15-disc Blu-ray set is $169.99, but the set is currently available for pre-order at for $135.99.


  1. so, what do we think about having yet another copy of Meet Frankenstein?


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