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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Abbott and Costello: The Complete Universal Pictures Collection

Abbott and Costello - the Complete Universal Pictures Collection
Abbott and Costello: The Complete Universal Pictures Collection – 15-DVD set  The  good  news is that is a compilation of all of  Bud Abbott  and  Lou Costello‘s movies made at Universal Pictures, including the newly-released  It Ain’t Hay, available for the first time on DVD.   Also, unlike...
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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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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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You’re 40, she’s 10

You're 40, she's 10 - A classic  Abbott and Costello skit, where  Bud Abbott tries to play a prank on  Lou Costello, only for Lou to use his clownish math skills.
You’re 40, she’s 10 – A classic  Abbott and Costello skit, where  Bud Abbott tries to play a prank on  Lou Costello, only for Lou to use his clownish math skills.
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