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Africa Screams1949

Africa Screams (1949)




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The slapstick confusion begins in this Abbott and Costello comedy when the duo are mistaken for experts on Africa, which leads to their kidnapping by a group of diamond hunters. The two are soon stumbling through the wilds of the distant continent, dealing with untamed beasts and other dangers.

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Bud Abbott
as Buzz Johnson
Lou Costello
as Stanley Livington
Hillary Brooke
as Diana Emerson
Max Baer Jr.
as Grappler McCoy
Buddy Baer
as Boots Wilson
Clyde Beatty
as Himself
Frank Buck
as Himself
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Critic Reviews for Africa Screams

All Critics (5)

Classic comedy has some smoking, stereotyping.

July 30, 2013 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

A bungle in the jungle.

January 20, 2006 | Rating: 2/5

And the continent probably would after viewing one of the weakest of the A&C comedies.

June 12, 2004 | Rating: 1/5

Not a great Abott and Costello, but a favorite nonetheless.

February 27, 2003 | Rating: 4/5

Not among their best, but full of more than enough laughs.

July 26, 2002 | Rating: 3.5/5

Audience Reviews for Africa Screams

Wow...not sure what to say.

Sarah Prisbylla
Sarah Prisbylla

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A stupid and predictable comedy, but it's Abbott and Costello so their charm comes through it alright. It's not their best movie by any means, but I suppose some fans will like it.

Aj V
Aj V

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