The 30 Foot Bride of Candy Rock is a 1959 film starring Lou Costello and Dorothy Provine.


Artie Pinsetter (Lou Costello) is a junk collector and amateur inventor who lives in the desert town of Candy Rock. Artie's finacée, Emmy Lou Raven (Dorothy Provine) happens upon magical waters of Dinosaur Springs and is changed into a thirty-foot giantess. Artie eventually restores her to normal size.


The 30 Foot Bride of Candy Rock was filmed from December 3 through December 22, 1958 and is the only film that Lou Costello starred in without his longtime partner, Bud Abbott. It is based on an original screenplay entitled The Secret Bride of Candy Rock Mountain.[1]

This film was not released until August 1959, five months after Costello died of a heart attack.

Cultural references

Film clips from this movie were used for a parody in the music video She Will Have Her Way by Neil Finn.

Home media

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment released the film on a made to order DVD on September 13, 2010.


  1. Furmanek, Bob and Ron Palumbo (1991). Abbott and Costello in Hollywood. New York: Perigee Books. ISBN 0-399-51605-0
  • Stephen Cox and John Lofflin.The Abbott and Costello Story. Cumberland House Publishing, 1997.

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