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Comin’ Round the Mountain

Comin' Round the Mountain, starring Abbott and Costello, Dorothy Shay, Margaret Hamilton
Comin’€™ Round the Mountain, starring Abbott and Costello  Imagine Abbott and Costello in the midst of the legendary mountain feud of the Hatfields and the McCoys, and you have Comin’ Round the Mountain. It’s a very funny film, with Lou Costello as the “long-lost” grandson of Squeezebox McCoy,...
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Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion

Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion - Bud Abbott - Lou Costello
Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion  (1950) starring Bud Abbott, Lou Costello In  Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion  Bud Jones (Bud Abbott) and Lou Hotchkiss (Lou Costello) are wrestling promoters whose star attraction, Abdullah, skips town to return to his home in Arabia. While scouring...
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Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, (1953) starring Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Boris Karloff  Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde  is considered by many  Abbott and Costello  fans to be one of their worst efforts.   Although it has many very funny...
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The Noose Hangs High

The Noose Hangs High - Bud Abbott and Lou Costello - DVD cover
The Noose Hangs High (1948) starring Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Cathy Downs, Leon Errol Synopsis of  The Noose Hangs High Bud Abbott and Lou Costello are working for the Speedy Service window washing company when Ted Higgins (Bud Abbott) and Tommy Hinchcliffe (Lou Costello) work for the Speedy...
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Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man

Abbott and Costello meet the Invisible Man - promotional photo
Synopsis of Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man Fresh graduates from detective school, Bud Abbott and Lou Costello, get their first case – recapturing the escaped killer, Tommy Nelson. Nelson, however, the the typical “convicted of a crime that he didn’t commit” – and has a scientist...
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Hold that Ghost, starring Abbott and Costello

Hold That Ghost - Bud Abbott, Lou Costello
Hold that Ghost (1941) starring Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, the Andrews Sisters Synopsis of Hold That Ghost Hold that Ghost deals with Bud Abbott and Lou Costello as gas station attendants, who inherit an abandoned roadhouse from a deceased mobster, due to his odd will bequeathing it to...
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Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy

Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy - Bud and Lou
Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy (1955) starring Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Marie Windsor, Richard Deacon Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy is both a very funny comedy, as well as a respectful Universal Monsters entry in the Mummy series.  The Mummy is is following the same typical...
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Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff

Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff (1949) movie poster
Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris  Karloff  starring Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Boris Karloff Actually, despite the title of  Abbott and  Costello  Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff, Boris Karloff  isn’t  the killer — €”but, he is quite funny in this movie.   In a nutshell, Lou Costello  plays...
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Ride ’em Cowboy

Abbott and Costello’s  Ride ’em Cowboy  (1942) starring Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Dick Foran, Ella Fitzgerald Bud Abbott  and  Lou Costello  star as  two peanut vendors at a rodeo show  who get in trouble with their boss and  hide out on a railroad train, which unexpectedly heads west...
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The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap

The Wistful Widow of Widow's Gap movie poster - starring Bud Abbott and Lou Costello, with Marjorie Main
The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap (1947) starring Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Marjorie Main  Abbott and Costello’€˜s movie,  The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap  is a spoof on the typical Western, with  Bud Abbott  and  Lou Costello  playing traveling salesmen who stop in the Old Wild West town...
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