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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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Rio Rita (1942) starring Abbott and Costello

Rio Rita cast - Bud Abbott, Kathryn Grayson, John Carroll, Lou Costello
Synopsis of Rio Rita:   Doc (Bud Abbott) and Wishy (Lou Costello) accidentally find their way to Vista Del Rio, and in order to afford their way back to New York, they start working as hotel detectives for the lovely Rita (Kathryn Grayson), who’s in a romantic triangle...
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Abbott and Costello meet the Keystone Kops

 Abbott and Costello meet the Keystone Kops (1955) starring Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Fred Clark, Lynn Bari Abbott and Costello meet the Keystone Kops … a little bit.  In actuality, it has Bud Abbott and Lou Costello, set in the early days of the film industry, and Lou...
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In Society (1944)

In Society
Abbott and Costello’s In Society (1943), starring Bud Abbott, Lou Costello – DVD review Bud Abbott and Lou Costello play the part of inept plumbers, who are hired to repair a leaky faucet at a mansion, shortly before a costume ball. After a hilarious sequence destroying the bathroom...
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Dance with Me, Henry (1956)

Dance with Me, Henry - Abbott and Costello's final film
Dance with Me, Henry (1956) Bud Abbott and Lou Costello’€™s final film together  Abbott and Costello’s Dance with Me, Henry is not the best film that Abbott and Costello made, but it’s far from their worst (I, personally, reserve that ‘honor’€™ for Africa Screams).   The basic plot...
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The Naughty Nineties (1945)

Abbott and Costello - The Naughty Nineties - canvas art print
Editorial review of The Naughty Nineties, starring Bud Abbott and Lou Costello, courtesy of Amazon.com:  In this zany Abbott and Costello musical comedy, Bud Abbott plays a ham actor and Lou Costello, his dimwitted assistant on the Mississippi showboat, the River Queen. When the boat docks in St....
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Little Giant (1946)

The Little Giant, starring Lou Costello and Bud Abbott - movie poster
Abbott and Costello in Little Giant (1946) starring Bud Abbott, Lou Costello  Little Giant was an enormous change for both Bud Abbott and Lou Costello. It is different from most of their comedies in several respects – Abbott and Costello are not a team, indeed are not even...
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Abbott and Costello Go to Mars (1953)

Abbott and Costello Go to Mars
Abbott and Costello Go to Mars (1953) starring Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Mari Blanchard  Abbott and Costello Go to Mars is not one of the better-known Abbott and Costello movies, which is too bad.   It’s more of a children’s film, similar to Jack and the Beanstalk –...
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Pardon my Sarong (1942)

Pardon My Sarong color photo - Lou Costello, Bud Abbott
Editorial review of Abbot and Costello‘€˜s Pardon My Sarong, courtesy of Amazon.com:  Abbott & Costello travel to the South Seas in this gag-filled exotic comedy. Screwball bus drivers Algy (Abbott) and Wellington (Costello) travel off the course yacht. A hurricane detours the craft to an uncharted island, inhabited...
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Abbott and Costello in Hollywood (1945)

Abbott and Costello in Hollywood
Abbott and Costello in Hollywood (1945) starring Bud Abbott, Lou Costello Abbott and Costello in Hollywood is classic Abbott and Costello in the very best sense.   The movie begins with Bud Abbott, who has gone to barber school, conning Lou Costello out of his money.  Bud is...
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