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The Navy Gets a Laugh Ration

Movie Life  
(June 1943)

The Navy Gets a Laugh Ration

The Navy gets a Laugh RationFRESH LITTLE Costello showed no more respect for sick sailors than he did for gold braid. “Git up outa dere!” he told boys. They loved it.VOTED KINGS  of the box-office for 1942, Bud Abbott and Lou Costello prove themselves Princes of Good Fellows  by clowning till it hurt. Costello went  into the hospital after seven weeks.

COMICS clown on and off stage. At an eastern Naval Base they were welcomed by Capt. George Wauchope and Comm. W.H. Fitzgerald, pulled gags.COMICS  clown on and off stage. At an eastern Naval Base they were welcomed by Capt. George Wauchope and Comm. W.H. Fitzgerald, pulled gags.


FRESH LITTLE Costello showed no more respect for sick sailors than he did for gold braid. “Git up outa dere!” he told boys. They loved it.

FRESH LITTLE Costello showed no more respect for sick sailors than he did for gold braid. “Git up outa dere!” he told boys. They loved it.


NEWEST FILM has been variously named Oh Doctor, Pardon My Ski, and is now Hit the Ice. It was finished before they made camp tour, released soon.

NEWEST FILM has been variously named Oh Doctor,Pardon My Ski, and is now Hit the Ice. It was finished before they made camp tour, released soon.



COSTELLO hates carrots, tried to extract all from the soup to show his true friendship for all the sailors, fished out a lot before cook noticed.

COSTELLO hates carrots, tried to extract all from the soup to show his true friendship for all the sailors, fished out a lot before cook noticed.


KITCHEN GANG entered into spirit of play and popped Costello into a kettle. Inspection tour of whole Base gives men on duty who will miss stage show, a chance to see the stars, get some fun.

KITCHEN GANG entered into spirit of play and popped Costello into a kettle. Inspection tour of whole Base gives men on duty who will miss stage show, a chance to see the stars, get some fun.

ABBOTT AND COSTELLO

JOIN THE ARMY, NAVY  

AND  COAST GUARD IN A

SEVEN WEEKS

WHIRLWIND  TOUR  

OF CAMPS


Water life you lead, remarks Costello, here showing off his Prince Charming side to the wife of Lieutenant Bryan,  as he drinks to her health in water.


Many gags are spontaneous, like this one.  When they discovered it was Connie Haines' birthday,  they lit her up since they didn't have a candle.


Comics are exhausted after putting on 2 shows.  No fooling about this. Costello collapsed on return to Hollywood, spent weeks in the hospital.

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