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Abbott and Costello Every week 20 million listeners tuned in to catch the verbal antics of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello-two former vaudevillians who took rapid-fire repartee to a new level. The wildly popular comic duo has entertained audiences since 1931, conquering vaudeville, radio and the silver screen in nearly 40 films.

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    Buck Privates - The Abbott and Costello Screenplay by Ron Palumbo

MagicImage Filmbooks proudly launches a brand new series featuring the classic comedies of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello with their first hit, BUCK PRIVATES. Ron Palumbo has written an outstanding production history, lavishly illustrated with over 150 stills and frame grabs.

    Hold That Ghost: Including the Original Shooting Script by Ron Palumbo

For many fans Hold That Ghost is on a par with the boys' magnum opus, Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948). But the original version of Hold That Ghost differs from the one we know today. Now Ron Palumbo, with the same thorough, immersive approach he took with his MagicImage book about Buck Privates, gives us the best opportunity to compare the two.

    Abbott and Costello: Volume 1 by Bud Abbott and Lou Costello

Abbott and Costello were an American comedy duo composed of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello, whose work on radio and in film and television made them the most popular comedy team of the 1940s and early 1950s. The show mixed comedy with musical interludes and special guests. This volume contains episodes of Abbott and Costello from 1940 through 1944 and showcases some of their most comedic shows.

Year: 1940
Genre: Old Time Radio

    Abbott and Costello: Volume 2 by Bud Abbott and Lou Costello

This volume contains episodes of Abbott and Costello from 1944 through 1946 and showcases some of their most comedic shows such as Lou Promises His Girlfriend a Job, Bud and Lou Are in a Play, and Lou's Christmas Party.

Year: 1944
Genre: Old Time Radio

    Abbott and Costello: Volume 3 by Bud Abbott and Lou Costello

This volume contains episodes of Abbott and Costello from 1946 through 1948 and showcases some of their most comedic shows such as Night in a Haunted House, Uncle Mike's Gold Mine, and Costello's Sea Going Family.

Year: 1946

 

 

Titles

Got ItWant ItRead ItYearTitle

-- -- -- Buck Privates - The Abbott and Costello Screenplay   by Ron Palumbo
-- -- -- Hold That Ghost: Including the Original Shooting Script   by Ron Palumbo
-- -- --1940 Abbott and Costello: Volume 1   by Bud Abbott
-- -- --1944 Abbott and Costello: Volume 2   by Bud Abbott
-- -- --1946 Abbott and Costello: Volume 3   by Bud Abbott
-- -- --1948 Abbott and Costello: Volume 4   by Bud Abbott