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Title The best of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello. Volume 1 [(DVD) videorecording] / Universal Studios.

Publication Info. Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, 2012.
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 95th Street Adult Television Shows  F ABB    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult DVD Fiction  F ABB    AVAILABLE
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Description 4 videodiscs (675 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD; full frame (1.33:1) presentation; dual layer; Dolby digital 2.0 mono.; NTSC region 1.
Language Audio: English; subtitles: English SDH, French, Spanish.
Note Title from container.
Contents One night in the tropics (83 min. : 1940) -- Buck privates (85 min. : 1941) -- In the Navy (86 min. : 1941) -- Hold that ghost (86 min. : 1941) -- Keep 'em flying (87 min. : 1941) -- Ride 'em cowboy (86 min. : 1942) -- Pardon my sarong (84 min. : 1942) -- Who done it? (78 min. : 1942).
One night in the tropics (1 hr. 23 min.) -- In the navy (1 hr. 26 min.) -- Keep 'em flying (1 hr. 27 min.) -- Pardon my sarong (1 hr. 24 min.) -- Buck privates (1 hr. 25 min.) -- Hold that ghost (1 hr. 26 min.) -- Ride 'em cowboy (1 hr. 26 min.) -- Who done it? (1 hr. 18 min.)
Credits One night in the tropics: Leonard Spigelgass, producer ; directed by A. Edward Sutherland.
Buck privates: Alex Gottlieb, associate producer ; directed by Arthur Lubin.
In the navy: directed by Arthur Lubin.
Hold that ghost: Burt Kelly, Glenn Tryon, associate producers ; directed by Arthur Lubin.
Keep 'em flying: directed by Arthur Lubin.
Ride 'em cowboy: Alex Gottlieb, associate producer ; directed by Arthur Lubin.
Pardon my sarong: Alex Gottlieb, producer ; directed by Erle C. Kenton.
Who done it?: Alex Gottlieb, associate producer ; directed by Erle C. Kenton.
Performer One night in the tropics: Bud Abbott, Allan Jones, Nancy Kelly, Lou Costello, Robert Cummings, William Frawley, Mary Boland, Leo Carrillo, Peggy Moran.
Buck privates: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Lee Bowman, Alan Curtis, Jane Frazee, Nat Pendleton, Andrews Sisters.
In the navy: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Dick Powell, Claire Dodd, Dick Foran, Andrews Sisters.
Hold that ghost: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Richard Carlson, Joan Davis, Mischa Auer, Andrews Sisters.
Keep 'em flying: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Martha Raye, Carol Bruce, William Gargan, Dick Foran.
Ride 'em cowboy: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Dick Foran, Anne Gwynne, Johnny Mack Brown, Ella Fitzgerald.
Pardon my sarong: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Virginia Bruce, Robert Paige, Leif Erikson.
Who done it?: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Patric Knowles, William Gargan, Louise Allbritton, Jerome Cowan, William Bendix, Don Porter.
Summary Buck privates: Abbott and Costello hide in an enlistment center to elude the police, and find themselves in the army.
One night in the tropics: Abbott and Costello play "two stooges employed by Roscoe, a crooked nightclub owner. Having financed a dubious 'love insurance' policy, Roscoe wants the boys to ensure that Steve marries his hard-to-get girlfriend as they travel to fun in the sun aboard a luxury ocean liner bound for San Marcos, South America."
In the navy: Two sailors bound for duty on the high seas befriend a singing star who has ditched the limelight for a quiet enlisted life, and try to help him evade an ambitious reporter intent on using his new identity for her big story.
Hold that ghost: Strange things start to happen when Abbott and Costello claim their inheritance, an abandoned roadhouse.
Keep 'em flying: Bud and Lou enlist in the Army Air Corps and get caught up in a love triangle.
Ride 'em cowboy: The duo head to the Lazy S ranch to hide after Lou accidentally proposes to an Indian girl.
Pardon my sarong: Bud and Lou travel to the south seas where Lou is mistaken for a legendary god.
Who done it?: Slapstick comedy thriller in which two radio writers become involved in a real murder while they are recording a whodunit play.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Subject Man-woman relationships -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Ocean travel -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Soldiers -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Sailors -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Singers -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Apparitions -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Stunt flying -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Ranches -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Mistaken identity -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Murder -- Investigation -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Radio plays -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Spigelgass, Leonard, producer.
Sutherland, A. Edward (Albert Edward), 1897-1973, director.
Abbott, Bud, 1895-1974, actor.
Costello, Lou, actor.
Jones, Allan, 1907-1992, actor.
Kelly, Nancy, 1921-1995, actor.
Cummings, Robert, 1908-1990, actor.
Frawley, William, 1887-1966, actor.
Boland, Mary, 1880-1965, actor.
Carrillo, Leo, actor.
Moran, Peggy, 1918-2002, actor.
Gottlieb, Alex, 1906-1988, producer.
Lubin, Arthur, 1901-1995, director.
Bowman, Lee, 1914-1979, actor.
Curtis, Alan, 1909-1953, actor.
Frazee, Jane, 1918-1985, actor.
Pendleton, Nat, 1895-1967, actor.
Powell, Dick, 1904-1963, actor.
Dodd, Claire, 1908-1973, actor.
Foran, Dick, 1910-1979, actor.
Kelly, Burt, producer.
Tryon, Glenn, 1899-1970, producer.
Carlson, Richard, 1912-1977, actor.
Davis, Joan, 1912-1961, actor.
Auer, Mischa, 1905-1967, actor.
Raye, Martha, actor.
Bruce, Carol, 1919-2007, actor.
Gargan, William, 1905-1979, actor.
Gwynne, Anne, 1918-2003, actor.
Brown, Johnny Mack, actor.
Fitzgerald, Ella, vocalist.
Kenton, Erle C., 1896-1980, director.
Bruce, Virginia, 1910-1982, actor.
Paige, Robert, 1910-1987, actor.
Erickson, Leif, 1911-1986, actor.
Knowles, Patric, 1911-1995, actor.
Allbritton, Louise, 1920-1979, actor.
Cowan, Jerome, 1897-1972, actor.
Bendix, William, 1906-1964, actor.
Porter, Don, 1912-1997, actor.
Andrews Sisters, vocalist, actor.
Universal Pictures (Firm)
Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
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