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
Did You Know?
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
The apples that are supposed to fall on Costello's head miss him. See more
Himself - Comic Actor
How did you get the name of Jack?
Himself - Host
How did I get the name of Javk? My mother and father were changing a tire.
References Mutiny on the Bounty
Our Love Is Here To Stay
Music by George Gershwin
Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
Sung by Isabel Bigley See more