Abbott, Bud 1895-1974
Most widely held works about Bud Abbott
Most widely held works by Bud Abbott
Bud Abbott, Lou Costello meet Frankenstein ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1948 and 2006 in English and held by 764 libraries worldwide
A comic horror film in which Abbott and Costello encounter Frankenstein's monster, Dracula, and a mad scientist.
Africa screams ( Visual )
108 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in English and held by 741 libraries worldwide
Starving cannibals, ferocious lions and awesome apes terrorize Abbott and Costello in this African adventure.
Jack and the beanstalk ( Visual )
68 editions published between 1950 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 536 libraries worldwide
When babysitting, Costello falls asleep and dreams he is Jack of the fairy tale, Jack and the Beanstalk. Dink, played by Abbott, and Jack declare their intentions to rescue the princess and bring back the hen that lays the golden eggs. Instead, they are captured by a "man-eating" giant and threatened with great punishment until Jack effects a swashbuckling escape and, after his friends have followed, Jack the giant killer chops down the beanstalk.
The best of Abbott and Costello. Volume 1 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 333 libraries worldwide
Eight comedies produced for Universal Pictures.
Abbott & Costello ( Recording )
49 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 309 libraries worldwide
Presents the version of Abbott and Costello's Who's on first comedy routine that was perfected on their television series. Features the manager of the "St. Louis Wolves."
Bud Abbott & Lou Costello meet Frankenstein ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1949 and 2000 in English and held by 275 libraries worldwide
A comic horror film in which Abbott and Costello encounter Frankenstein's monster, Dracula and a mad scientist.
The Abbott and Costello show who's on first ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and held by 272 libraries worldwide
Featuring the routines that made them comedy legends, like Who's on first? and The lemon bit, this digitally restored and remastered best-of collection includes six of the Abbott and Costello show's most beloved episodes. Includes: The dentist's office; The birthday party; The charity bazaar; Hungry; The music lovers; and The actor's home. Also features the classic routines Alexander 4444; The piano bit; and more.
Bud Abbott & Lou Costello meet the mummy ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 262 libraries worldwide
When Abbot and Costello learn that an archaeologist has found a legendary mummy in Cairo, they decide to apply to guard the corpse as it's sent to the U.S. Finding the archaeologist murdered and the mummy gone, they become owners of a medallion that holds the key to ancient buried treasure that they must.
Buck privates ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
Abbott and Costello join the Army to escape being arrested in a classic World War II comedy.
Hold that ghost ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1941 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 234 libraries worldwide
Strange things start to happen when Abbott and Costello claim their inheritance, an abandoned roadhouse. It formerly belonged to a "rubbed out" mobster, and it is also supposedly the hiding place for the mobster's loot.
The best of Abbott & Costello. Volume 2 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 230 libraries worldwide
Eight comedies produced for Universal Pictures.
The best of Abbott & Costello. Volume 3 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
Abbott and Costello meet Frankenstein: Chick and Wilbur are two railroad clerks who are assigned to checking a shipment of two crates, the last remains of Dracula and Frankenstein's monster. Of course the monsters are still alive in their coffins and so the comedy chase begins, with both a stray mad scientist and the Wolfman getting involved before very long.
The naughty nineties ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1945 and 2000 in English and held by 216 libraries worldwide
In this zany musical comedy, Bud plays a ham actor and Lou his dim-witted assistant on the Mississippi showboat, the River Queen. When the boat docks in St. Louis, Bud and Lou try to rescue Captain Sam from a poker game with three card sharks, but they are too late. The gamblers win a controlling interest in the River Queen and-to Captain Sam's dismay-set up a crooked casino operation on board. Before ridding the showboat of the villains, Abbott and Costello perform several of their most famous bits, including the hysterical "Who's on first" dialogue that has become one of the most popular comedy routines ever captured on film.
The Abbott and Costello show ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1900 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 214 libraries worldwide
"In 1951 Abbott and Costello were invited to guest host the new live variety show The Colgate-Comedy Hour. The duo boosted ratings as they amused audiences with their staple routines, including "Who's on first?" When the Abbott and Costello Show premiered in 1952, viewers fell in love once again, with the hillarious duo"--Container.
The Best of Abbott and Costello ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
Classic collection of radio bits, 'Who's on first, ' 'You drive, ' 'Moby Dick' & more from the 30's and 40's.
The time of their lives ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1946 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 182 libraries worldwide
This hilarious fantasy-comedy is considered one of Abbott and Costelo's most imaginative screen efforts. Lou Costello and Marjorie Reynolds are mistakenly shot as traitors during the Revolutionary War, and are doomed to remain as ghosts in Danbury Mansion until their innocence is proven. Years later a nervous young man, following the advice of his psychiatrist (Bud Abbot), plans a quiet weekend in the mansion with his fiance and her aunt. As soon as Costello overhears the young man's intent to open the mansion to the public, he and the ghostly Miss Reynolds begin to haunt the house, with hysterical results. The nervous Abbott witnesses blinking lights, a walking gown and eerie harpsichord music, before the ghosts' reputations are restored.
Legends of radio Abbott & Costello by Bud Abbott ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
Abbott and Costello meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1953 and 2007 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
Comedy with Abbott and Costello as two American policemen in London to study local police methods where they encounter Dr. Jekyll who transforms himself into Mr. Hyde, the terror of the city.
Abbott and Costello ( Recording )
31 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
18 complete and uncut original radio broadcasts, plus the famous "Who's on first!" routine.
Abbott & Costello the complete Universal Pictures collection ( Visual )
25 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
Get ready to laugh out loud with the most popular comedy duo of all time. Now for the first time, all 28 films produced during the height of their popularity at Universal Pictures are now available in one collection. Featuring their most popular movies this collection is filled with some of the most hilarious routines of all-time.
Abbott, Bud,--1895-1974 Africa American wit and humor Audiobooks Baseball Biography Clerks Comedians Comedy films Comedy films Comedy sketches Costello, Lou Criticism, interpretation, etc. Detective and mystery films Dracula, Count (Fictitious character) Dracula films Drama Feature films Feature films Fiction films Films for the hearing impaired Frankenstein, Victor (Fictitious character) Frankenstein films Giants Horror films Monsters Motion pictures Mummies Music Parodies, imitations, etc. Parody films Plumbers Radio comedies Radio comedies Radio programs Skis and skiing Stand-up comedy Swindlers and swindling Television comedies Television comedies Television programs Television programs Treasure troves United States United States.--Army United States.--Navy Variety shows (Television programs) Video recordings Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Weddings
Abbott, Bud, 1895-1974
Abbott, William, 1895-1974
Abbott, William A., 1895-1974
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