Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd
Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd (1952)

In this film, Bud Abbott and Lou Costello are cast as Rocky and Puddn'head, waiters at a pirate hangout on the island of Tortuga. Entrusted with a love letter written by a beautiful woman, Puddn'head manages to get the missive mixed… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 27, 1952
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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

plays more like a long television show than a feature film, which gives it a level of energy and fun

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Overall, the big production seems to keep the comedy team on their toes, and, while this never reaches the highs of their best films, it also feels a lot less lazy than their worst efforts.

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Phil Hall
Organica News

The only genuine point of interest is seeing Charles Laughton get his wish to play the buffoon.

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jay nixon
Typical fare for the duo enlivened by Laughton.