My cure for sorrow, by Lou Costello

Lou Costello in From Bed to Worse
(originally published in Journal of Living, January 1954) Lou Costello: My Cure For Sorrow, As told to Vivian Cosby A funny man’s prescription for grief that can work for everyone as it has for him. “Why did this have to happen to me?” A few years ago, when...
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Lou Costello biography

In the Navy - Admiral Lou Costello
Lou Costello (March 6, 1906 – March 3, 1959) Lou Costello, the man who would ask the eternal question, Who’s on First?, was born as Louis Francis Cristillo on March 6, 1906.  He grew up in his hometown of  Patterson, New Jersey, which he mentioned in virtually every...
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Bud Abbott biography

Bud Abbott - breaking through a drum in Rio Rita
William Alexander Abbot, aka. Bud Abbott (October 2, 1895 – April 24, 1974) Some people are said to have show business in their blood – in  Bud Abbott’s case, it’s almost literally true.  Abbott’s mother was a bareback rider for the Ringling Brothers Circus. And his father worked as an advance...
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