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Tom Raymond is a professional computer, programmer, and writer, with a love for the classic comedy team of Abbott and Costello

Mike the Cop and Lou Costello, while the dynamite fuse is burning!

Gordon Jones biography

Gordon Jones (April 5, 1911 – June 20, 1963)

Leading man turned comedy actor Gordon Wynnivo Jones, aka. Gordon Jones, was an American actor during the mid-20th century. He was born on April 5, 1911, in Alden, Iowa, to a farming family. He developed an interest in acting at a young age and pursued a career in entertainment.

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Connie Haines, circa 1943

Connie Haines biography

Connie Haines (January 20, 1921 – September 22, 2008)

Connie Haines was an American singer who gained popularity in the 1940s as a vocalist in big bands and as a solo artist. She was born as Yvonne Marie Antoinette JaMais on January 20, 1921, in Savannah, Georgia. Haines had a remarkable career that spanned over six decades. Her captivating voice, versatility, and engaging stage presence made her a beloved figure in the entertainment industry.

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Abbott and Costello Radio Show

Abbott and Costello Radio Show

Long before their classic television show, the Abbott and Costello Radio Show introduced the nation to the comedy duo. This led to their movie and television careers. But, all by itself, it’s literally a comedy goldmine! The basic premise has Bud and Lou playing their typical characters, as radio stars. Each week, they’re typically trying to put on a radio broadcast. Connie Haynes appears as a southern belle, gifted singer, and Lou’s occasional girlfriend. Ken Niles is the announcer, and Alvia Allman as his wife — who has a running feud with Costello.

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