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The World of Abbott and Costello (1965)

Approved | | Comedy | 1 April 1965 (USA)
A compilation of clips from 19 Abbott & Costello features: The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap, In the Navy, Hit the Ice, Who Done It?, Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein, Mexican Hayride, ... See full summary »

Directors:

Charles Barton (uncredited), Erle C. Kenton (uncredited) | 4 more credits »

Writer:

Gene Wood (narration writer)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jack E. Leonard ... Jack E. Leonard - Narrator
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bud Abbott ... Character in Film Clips (archive footage)
Lou Costello ... Character in Film Clips (archive footage)
Tom Ewell ... Nugget Joe McDermott in Lost In Alaska (archive footage)
Margaret Hamilton ... Aunt Huddy in Comin' Round The Mountain (archive footage)
Bela Lugosi ... Count Dracula in 'Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein' (archive footage)
Marjorie Main ... Widow Hawkins in The Wistful Widow Of Wagon Gap (archive footage)
Nat Pendleton ... Sergeant Michael Collins in Buck Privates (archive footage)
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A compilation of clips from 19 Abbott & Costello features: The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap, In the Navy, Hit the Ice, Who Done It?, Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein, Mexican Hayride, Hold That Ghost, Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion, Little Giant, In Society, Ride 'Em Cowboy, The Naughty Nineties, Buck Privates Come Home, Buck Privates, Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops, Lost in Alaska, Comin' Round the Mountain, Abbott and Costello Go to Mars and Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy. Written by Tom Weaver <TomWeaver@aol.com>

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The Greatest LAUGHS of the world's greatest Laughmakers ARE ALL IN The World of Abbott and Costello See more »

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Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 April 1965 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Abbott og Costello for fuld knald See more »

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Production Co:

Vanguard Productions (I) See more »
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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Mistitled Documentary.
28 October 2013 | by AaronCapenBannerSee all my reviews

Comic Jack E. Leonard narrates this documentary look at the films of Abbott & Costello, which spans their first films right until the end, using clips and puns to introduce mid-1960's audiences to the team, despite their films being shown on television in various syndicated packages throughout the country.

Perfectly awful documentary has no point whatsoever. Jack E. Leonard's narration is unfunny and poorly assembled, as are the clips chosen. Sure many of them are funny, but viewer is far better off watching the complete films. No background information on the team either! A waste, though can be viewed on the DVD collection, for those inclined.


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