Abbott and Costello Go to Mars (1953)

Abbott and Costello Go to Mars
Abbott and Costello Go to Mars (1953) starring Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Mari Blanchard Abbott and Costello Go to Mars is not one of the better-known Abbott and Costello movies, which is too bad.   It’s more of a children’s film, similar to Jack and the Beanstalk –...
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Pardon my Sarong (1942)

Pardon My Sarong color photo - Lou Costello, Bud Abbott
Editorial review of Abbot and Costello‘s Pardon My Sarong, courtesy of Amazon.com: Abbott & Costello travel to the South Seas in this gag-filled exotic comedy. Screwball bus drivers Algy (Abbott) and Wellington (Costello) travel off the course yacht. A hurricane detours the craft to an uncharted island, inhabited...
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Abbott and Costello in Hollywood (1945)

Abbott and Costello in Hollywood
Abbott and Costello in Hollywood (1945) starring Bud Abbott, Lou Costello Abbott and Costello in Hollywood is classic Abbott and Costello in the very best sense.   The movie begins with Bud Abbott, who has gone to barber school, conning Lou Costello out of his money.  Bud is...
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Keep ‘Em Flying (1941)

Keep 'em Flying - Lou Costello, Bud Abbott
Abbott and Costello in Keep ’em Flying (1941) starring Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Martha Raye Bud Abbott and Lou Costello play two carnival workers who join the Army Air Corps with their barnstorming stunt pilot friend. Abbott and Costello swear off women until a beautiful singer joins the...
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Who Done It? (1942)

Who Done It? Lou Costello, Bud Abbott
Editorial review of  Abbot and Costello’s Who Done It?, courtesy of Amazon.com  In this slapstick comedy thriller,  Bud Abbott and  Lou Costello play would-be radio writers who find themselves involved in a real murder during the recording of a “whodunit” play. Trying to solve the crime,  they are suspected by...
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In the Navy (1941)

In the Navy, starring Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Dick Powell
In the Navy (1941) starring Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Dick Powell, the Andrews Sisters, Claire Dodd  Bud Abbott  and  Lou Costello‘s follow up after the amazing success of  Buck Privates  was  In the Navy. Which actually did better than Buck Privates. Like their previous film, Shemp Howard and...
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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 a wrestling...
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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 (perhaps...
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