Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd

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Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd is a 1952 comedy film directed by Charles Lamont and starring the comedy team of Abbott and Costello, along with Charles Laughton, who reprised his role as the infamous pirate from the 1945 film Captain Kidd. It was the second film in SuperCineColor, a three-color version of the two-color Cinecolor process, and which utilized an Eastmancolor negative as Cinecolor did not offer three-color origination, only two-color origination via bipack.

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Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd
Theatrical release poster
Directed byCharles Lamont
Written byHoward Dimsdale
John Grant
Produced byAlex Gottlieb
StarringBud Abbott
Lou Costello
Charles Laughton
Hillary Brooke
Leif Erickson
Fran Warren
CinematographyStanley Cortez
Edited byEdward Mann
Music byRaoul Kraushaar
Distributed byWarner Bros.
Release date
December 27, 1952
Running time
70 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$2 million (US)[2]