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Who Done It? (1942)

Who Done It? Lou Costello, Bud Abbott
Editorial review of  Abbot and Costello’s Who Done It?, courtesy of Amazon.com  In this slapstick comedy thriller,  Bud Abbott  and  Lou Costello  play would-be radio writers who find themselves involved in a real murder during the recording of a “whodunit” play. Trying to solve the crime,  they are...
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In the Navy (1941)

In the Navy, starring Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Dick Powell
In the Navy (1941) starring Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Dick Powell, the Andrews Sisters  Bud Abbott  and  Lou Costello‘s follow up after the amazing success of  Buck Privates  was  In the Navy — which actually did better than Buck Privates. Like their previous film, Shemp Howard and the Andrews...
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Hold that Ghost (1941)

Hold That Ghost - Bud Abbott, Lou Costello
Editorial review of  Hold that Ghost  (1941) starring  Bud Abbott,  Lou Costello, the Andrews Sisters, Ted Lewis and  Shemp Howard,  courtesy of  Amazon.com The third Abbott and Costello movie of 1941, and perhaps their funniest of all time, was rushed into release to capitalize on the wild box...
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Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein

Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein, starring Bela Lugosi, Lon Chaney Jr., Glenn Strange
Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948), starring Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Bela Lugosi, Lon Chaney Jr., Glenn Strange,  Lenore Aubert, Jane Randolph I admit to being a fan of both Abbott and Costello, as well as the Universal monster movies of the times. Thankfully, in this...
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Here Come the Co-Eds

Here Come the Co-Eds - Bud Abbott and Lou Costello
Here Come the Co-Eds  (1945) starring Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Lon Chaney Jr. In  Here Come the Co-Eds  Bud Abbott  and  Lou Costello  star as two down-on-their-luck individuals who find jobs as  caretakers at Bixby College, which is facing bankruptcy. After winning a large sum of money in...
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One Night in the Tropics

One Night in the Tropics - Bud Abbott, Lou Costello
DVD review of  One Night in the Tropics  (1940), the first Abbott and Costello movie, starring Bud Abbot, Lou Costello By all rights, One Night in the Tropics shouldn’€™t be an  Abbott and Costello  movie at all.   It was a typical 1940’€™s  romantic musical comedy, starring Allan Jones...
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Africa Screams

Abbott and Costello in Africa Screams - first time in color - also includes restored original black and white version - "funny ... hilarious gags and routines"
Africa Screams  (1949) starring Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Hillary Brooke, Joe Besser, Shemp Howard Abbott and Costello’s movie, Africa Screams, is at best a mixed bag.  The basic plot has Bud Abbott and Lou Costello, working as book sellers, conniving their way onto a trip to Africa, where...
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Buck Privates

Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Buck Privates - Universal 100th anniversary collectors edition - swing it
Abbott and Costello in  Buck Privates(1941), starring Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, the Andrews Sisters, Shemp Howard Buck Privates,  starring  Bud Abbott  and  Lou Costello, is the  first movie that starred the comedy duo, and  in many ways it is their funniest. In a nutshell,  Abbott and Costello are...
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Buck Privates Come Home

Buck Privates Come Home - Bud Abbott - Lou Costello - DVD
Editorial review of Buck Privates Come Home (1947) starring Abbott and Costello, courtesy of  Amazon.com In this sequel to 1941’s  Buck Privates,  Bud and Lou are on their way home from the war in Europe (having joined the Army by mistake in the first film).  Lou is smuggling home...
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Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd

Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd - Lou and Bud find the treasure map
Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd  (1952) starring Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Charles Laughton, Hillary Brooke In  Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd  two waiters, Oliver “Puddin’ Head” Johnson (played by  Lou Costello) and Rocky Stonebridge (Bud Abbott) are on their way to work at Death’s Head Tavern...
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