The heirs and successors of Abbott and Costello
sued for copyright infringement.
THE EXTRAS: The 13-disc box set contains 24 feature films plus the documentary The World of Abbott and Costello
At its worst, it's the legal equivalent of Abbott and Costello
's "Who's on First," which can seriously impede the insurer's ability to bring the litigation to a successful resolution.
Q CAN you tell me the name of this Abbott and Costello
I was raised on Abbott and Costello
, Martin and Lewis, Laurel and Hardy.
Offering biographies, entertaining anecdotes, and interviews, he showcases 21 talents including Maria Ouspenskaya (The Wolf Man, 1941); Virginia Christine (The Mummy's Curse, 1944); and Lenore Aubert (Abbott and Costello
Meet Frankenstein, 1948).
He was frequently cast as a thug, appearing in films including "Abbott and Costello
in the Foreign Legion" and "The Ten Commandments," and in TV shows such as "Dragnet," "Perry Mason" and "Gunsmoke."
World War II was an occasion not only for solemn unity of purpose but for stupid comedies like Abbott and Costello
's Buck Privates and Hal Roach's The Devil With Hitler, a two-reeler so bad it should have been deployed as a terror weapon itself.
His writing credits include Abbott and Costello
Meet Frankenstein and the television show Alfred Hitchcock Presents.
His name was removed from the credits of films, which had included scripts for the old vaudevillians Abbott and Costello
, who were for a spell in the 1940s the hottest property in Hollywood.
Abbott and Costello
features, on the other hand, earn only the comic relief role for American Movie Classics or Turner Classic Movies.
It somehow felt right that England's D-Day encounter with the Argies was in the hands of John Motson and Trevor Brooking, a double act as maligned as Abbott and Costello
but perfect for the occasion.