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Hit the Ice

 Hit the Ice (1943) starring Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Ginny Sims, Sheldon Leonard Flash Fulton (Bud Abbott) and Weejie McCoy (Lou Costello) take pictures of...
Abbott and Costello routines

Who’s on First? script

Who’s on First? Abbott and Costello’s signature routine The most famous of all of  Abbott and Costello’s  routines, Who’s on First? had been performed countless...
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The Feud of Abbott and Costello

(originally published in TV Forecast and Guide, March 7, 1953)  One of the worst kept secrets in show business a few years back was the...
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Introduction to Abbott and Costello

Introduction to  Abbott and Costello, one of the greatest comedy teams of all time Abbott and Costello  was a legendary comedy team, consisting of  Bud...
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Bud Abbott: the man everyone forgot!

Bud Abbott: the man everyone forgot (originally published in Screen Stories, June 1960) Gray-haired Bud Abbott stared bleakly out of his breakfast-room window, at the...
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My cure for sorrow, by Lou Costello

(originally published in Journal of Living, January 1954) Lou Costello: My Cure For Sorrow, As told to Vivian Cosby A funny man’s prescription for grief...
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Biographies

Lou Costello biography

Lou Costello (March 6, 1906 – March 3, 1959) Lou Costello, the man who would ask the eternal question, Who’s on First?, was born as...
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Bud Abbott biography

William Alexander Abbot, aka. Bud Abbott (October 2, 1895 – April 24, 1974) Some people are said to have show business in their blood –...