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'''Abbot and Costello''' (William Alexander Abbott, 1897-1974; Louis Francis Cristillo, 1906-1959), an American comedy team who worked in radio, film, and television throughout the 1930s through the late-1950s.  Successful in perfecting the "straightman/foil" relationship, their routines culminated in their best-known work, a [[baseball]] skit titled ''Who's on First?''.
 
'''Abbot and Costello''' (William Alexander Abbott, 1897-1974; Louis Francis Cristillo, 1906-1959), an American comedy team who worked in radio, film, and television throughout the 1930s through the late-1950s.  Successful in perfecting the "straightman/foil" relationship, their routines culminated in their best-known work, a [[baseball]] skit titled ''Who's on First?''.
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In 2009, the duo were voted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame under the "Arts & Entertainment" category. <ref>http://www.njhalloffame.org/bestandbrightest2009.htm</ref>
  
 
==Films==
 
==Films==

Revision as of 15:45, February 11, 2009

Abbot and Costello (William Alexander Abbott, 1897-1974; Louis Francis Cristillo, 1906-1959), an American comedy team who worked in radio, film, and television throughout the 1930s through the late-1950s. Successful in perfecting the "straightman/foil" relationship, their routines culminated in their best-known work, a baseball skit titled Who's on First?.

In 2009, the duo were voted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame under the "Arts & Entertainment" category. [1]

Films

One Night in the Tropics (1940)

Buck Privates (1941)

In The Navy (1941)

Hold That Ghost (1941)

Keep 'Em Flying (1941)

Ride 'Em Cowboy (1942)

Rio Rita (1942)

Pardon My Sarong (1942)

Who Done It? (1942)

It Aint Hay (1943)

Hit The Ice (1943)

In Society (1944)

Lost In A Harem (1944)

Here Come The Co-eds (1945)

The Naughty Nineties (1945)

Abbott & Costello In Hollywood (1945)

Little Giant (1946)

The Time Of Their Lives (1946)

Buck Privates Come Home (1947)

The Wistful Widow Of Wagon Gap (1947)

The Noose Hangs High (1948)

Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)

Mexican Hayride (1948)

Abbott & Costello Meet The Killer: Boris Karloff (1949)

Africa Screams (1949)

Abbott & Costello In The Foreign Legion (1950)

Abbott & Costello Meet The Invisible Man (1951)

Comin' Round The Mountain (1951)

Jack And The Beanstalk (1952)

Abbott & Costello Meet Captain Kidd (1952)

Lost In Alaska (1952)

Abbott & Costello Go To Mars (1953)

Abbott & Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde (1954)

Abbott & Costello Meet The Keystone Kops (1955)

Abbott & Costello Meet The Mummy (1955)

Dance With Me Henry (1956)

The 30 Foot Bride Of Candy Rock (Lou Costello) (1958)

The World Of Abbott & Costello (1965)


References

  • http://www.njhalloffame.org/bestandbrightest2009.htm