Jack and the Beanstalk
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In 1952, the comedy team of Abbott and Costello entered into a joint agreement with producer Alex Gottlieb and Warner Brothers, whereby two color musical comedies would be produced: Bud Abbott would serve as producer--owner of one of the films, while Lou Costello would do same for the other. Costello's contribution to this agreement was Jack and the Beanstalk, a kiddie-matinee adaptation of the famed fairy tale. Constructed along the lines of The Wizard of Oz, the film begins in black and white. Jack (Costello) is a professional baby-sitter, while Dink (Abbott) is Jack's… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 43%

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"Even as kids movie, weak A&C."
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
"Fee, fi, fo, flop!"
‑ Phil Hall, Film Threat
"Bud and Lou running on fumes."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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