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
The apples that are supposed to fall on Costello's head miss him. See more
Bud Abbott - Host
Did you go to school stupid?
Lou Costello - Host
Yes, sir, and I came out the same way!
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