The Colgate Comedy Hour: Season 2, Episode 32

Episode #2.32 (6 Apr. 1952)

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Abbott Costello do several of their burlesque routines with their usual supporting players and play host to screen great Chales Laughton.

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Episode credited cast:
Himself - Host (as Abbott and Costello)
Himself - Host (as Abbott and Costello)
Himself - Actor
Isabel Bigley ...
Herself - Singer
Johnny Conrad ...
Himself - Dancer (as Johnny Conrad and His Dancers)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Anita Anton ...
Herself - Actress
Stinky / Restaurant diner
Milt Bronson ...
French Horn Player
Helen Donaldson ...
Herself - Actress
Sid Fields ...
Butler / Jack L. Warner
Alex Fossell ...
Milton Frome ...
Mr. Groh / Waiter
Al Goodman ...
Himself - Orchestra Leader
Joe Kirk ...
Mr. Bacciagalupe / Cop
Jill Kraft ...
Herself - Actress


Abbott and Costello do several of their old burlesque routines with regulars Joe Kirk, Sidney Fields, and Bobby Barber including their famous ice cream cart and handkerchief routines, joke with screen great Charles Laughton, who reads "The Gettysburg address," host two musical acts, and shamelessly plug their new theatrical feature, "Jack and the Beanstalk." Written by

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The rapport between Costello and Laughton was so good that Laughton was teamed with the comedic pair in "Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd." See more »


Sid Fields' fist misses Costello by a wide margin when he punches through the closet door during the handkerchief routine. See more »


Himself - Host: Hey, what are you smelling?
Himself - Comic Actor: When you came into the room, I found it.
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References Jack and the Beanstalk (1952) See more »


Begin the Beguine
Written by Cole Porter
Instrumental version danced to by Johnny Conrad
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