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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Comedy | Romance


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6 April 1952 (USA)  »

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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 »


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.
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References Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) See more »


Our Love Is Here To Stay
(uncredited) (1938)
Music by George Gershwin
Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
Sung by Isabel Bigley
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