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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Loan me 50 dollars

Lou Costello and Bud Abbott in Newsweek 1940
Abbott and Costello skit – Loan me 50 dollars One of the classic  Abbott and Costello  routines, where Bud Abbott takes advantage of a common math mistake that we all make to fleece his pal, Lou Costello, out of all of his money.  The skit ends with a...
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Two Tens for a Five

Two Tens for a five routine, made famous by Bud Abbott and Lou Costello A classic  Abbott and Costello  routine, from their first movie,  A Night in the Tropics, where  Bud Abbott  shows that he’s not above running a quick scam on his friend,  Lou Costello, in order...
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Vitamin Skit

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.
The Vitamin Skit, with  Abbott and Costello (note: this routine is taken from the  Abbott and Costello radio show) Lou Costello:  Hey Abbott! Bud Abbott: Costello what are you doing skipping around like that? Lou Costello:  Oh you see me skippin’ eh? Its the doctors orders. Bud Abbott:...
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Sandwich and a Cup of Coffee

Abbott and Costello'€™s, Turkey Sandwich and Cup of Coffee routine from Keep '€˜Em Flying", 1941.
Abbott and Costello‘€™s, Turkey Sandwich and Cup of Coffee routine from Keep ‘€˜Em Flying“, 1941. Blackie (Bud Abbott) and Heathcliff (Lou Costello), having been unsuccessful at entering through the gates of the Cal-Aero, Army Air Corps flight training academy, enter the U.S.O. club and approach the lunch counter...
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I bet you that you’re not here

I bet you that you're not here -€” Abbott and Costello routine
I bet you that you’re not here -€”  Abbott and Costello  routine In the movie  The Noose Hangs High, there’s a very funny routine, where Abbott and Costello are being guarded by a gangster — €”and  Bud Abbott  decides to bet their warden that Bud can prove that...
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Gold Ore

Abbott and Costello skit, Gold Ore
Abbott and Costello skit,  Gold Ore Taken from  Abbott and Costello‘€™s radio show, although they also did the same basic routine in  Lost in Alaska, and in their  TV show  as well.   The basic premise is that Lou Costello’s Uncle has struck gold in Alaska, and Lou...
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