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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Captain Jonah and the Whale

Captain Jonah and the Whale routine, made famous by Bud Abbott and Lou Costello One of Abbott and Costello’s lesser-known routines, but performed by  Bud Abbott  and  Lou  Costello  in their first movie  One Night in the Tropics, in “Here Come the Co-Eds“, on their television show episode...
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Jack and the Beanstalk

Abbott and Costello's Jack in the Beanstalk
Abbott and Costello in Jack and the Beanstalk (1952) starring Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Buddy Baer Jack and the Beanstalk is one of the only two films that  Abbott and Costello made in color.   It is a children’s movie that adults can enjoy as well.   The beginning and...
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Bagel Street, aka. Susquehannah Hat Company

Abbott and Costello - Bagel Street
Bagel Street, aka. Susquehanna Hat Company, aka. Fluegel Street routine – €”Abbott and Costello  skit, taken from In Society This is a classic vaudeville routine and highly popular with the fans of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello.  During the filming ofIn Society, Lou wanted to include this routine in the movie. However,...
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Lost in a Harem

Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in a publicity photo from Lost in a Harem
Abbott and Costello’s  Lost in a Harem  (1944) starring Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Marilyn Maxwell  Lost in a Harem is one of  Abbott and Costello‘s best films, filmed at the MGM studios.   The film has a vaudeville show stranded in the mythical city of Port Inferno somewhere in...
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Hit the Ice

Hit the Ice - Bud Abbott, Lou Costello
 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 a bank robbery. They’re lured to the mountain resort hideout of the robbers, accompanied by Dr. Bill Elliott (Patric Knowles) and Peggy Osborn...
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Who’s on First? script

Little Giant - Bud Abbott, Lou Costello
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 times in vaudeville and on radio, as well as a shortened version of it in their first movie, One Night in the Tropics€œ,...
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The Feud of Abbott and Costello

Lou Costello and Bud Abbott in Newsweek 1940
(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 backstage feuding of the top comedy team of Abbott and Costello. It seemed hard to believe that the finely balanced pair could be...
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