Best of Abbott & Costello 2

Best of Abbott & Costello 2

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Director: Charles Barton, Charles Lamont, Jean Yarbrough, William Seiter

Cast: Charles Barton, Charles Lamont, Jean Yarbrough, William Seiter

     
 
Bud Abbott and Lou Costello's comedy legacy continues with this Universal release. Offering the DVD premiere of eight classic features, this exciting release is a great introduction to Abbott and Costello for the uninitiated, and a fantastic addition to the collection of the longtime fan. Each feature is presented in its original aspect ratio of 1.33:1 full-frame and

Overview

Bud Abbott and Lou Costello's comedy legacy continues with this Universal release. Offering the DVD premiere of eight classic features, this exciting release is a great introduction to Abbott and Costello for the uninitiated, and a fantastic addition to the collection of the longtime fan. Each feature is presented in its original aspect ratio of 1.33:1 full-frame and accompanied by an English Dolby Digital Stereo soundtrack with optional Spanish and French subtitles. Films include: Hit the Ice, In Society, Here Come the Co-Eds, The Naughty Nineties, Little Giant, The Time of Their Lives, Buck Privates Come Home, and The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap.

Product Details

Release Date:
05/04/2004
UPC:
0025192499128
Rating:
NR
Source:
Universal Studios
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[B&W]
Sound:
[Dolby Surround]
Time:
10:54:00
Sales rank:
978

Special Features

Closed Caption; Production notes for: Hit the Ice, In Society, Here Come the Co-Eds, The Naughty Nineties, Little Giant, Buck Privates Come Home, and The Wistful Window of Wagon Gap; Theatrical trailers for: In Society, The Time of Their Lives, and The Wistful Window of Wagon Gap

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Bud Abbott Cpl. Slicker Smith,Dexter Broadhurst,Duke Eagan,Eddie Harrington,Flash Fulton,John Morrison,Slats,Cuthbert,Tom Chandler,Dr. Greenway
Lou Costello Horatio Prim,"Tubby" McCoy,Albert Mansfield,Oliver Quackenbush,Sebastian Dinwiddle,Benny Miller,Herbie Brown
George Beban Cal
William Ching Jim Simpson
Alan Curtis Crawford
Bill Clauson Matt Hawkins
Ginny Simms Marcia Manning
Kirby Grant Peter Evans
Peggy Ryan Patty
Brenda Joyce Ruby
Don Beddoe Mr. Roberts
George Cleveland Judge Benbow,Uncle Clarence
Marion Hutton Elsie Hammerdingle
Marjorie Reynolds Melody Allen
Martha O'Driscoll Molly
Patric Knowles Dr. Bill Elliot
Rita Johnson Bonita Farrell
Ann Gillis Gloria Winthrop
Binnie Barnes Mildred Prescott
Edmund Cobb Lem
Elyse Knox Peggy Osborne
Henry Travers Capt. Sam Jackson
Jacqueline De Wit Hazel
Lon Chaney Johnson
Nat Pendleton Sgt. Collins
John Shelton Sheldon Gage
June Vincent Diane
Lennie Bremen Hank
Gale Sondergaard Emily
Tom Brown Bill Gregory
Joan Fulton Sylvia Hunter

Technical Credits
Charles Barton Director
Charles Lamont Director
Jean Yarbrough Director
William Seiter Director

Scene Index

Side #1 -- Hit the Ice/In Society
1. Heavy Fever (Main Titles) [3:18]
2. Where's the Fire? [4:41]
3. Shooting People [2:44]
4. "Teller What?" [6:54]
5. Packing & Unpacking [4:06]
6. "I'm Like a Fish out of Water" [5:30]
7. Tickets? [3:59]
8. "I'd Like to Set You to Music" [4:32]
9. Piano Play [5:04]
10. Get the Negative [5:33]
11. "The Slap Polka" [2:35]
12. Learning to Skate [6:33]
13. Off the Case [7:09]
14. Where's the Money? [6:33]
15. Ski Getaway [4:54]
16. All Balled Up [2:51]
17. "Happiness Bound" [4:59]
18. End Titles [:19]
1. Emergency Plumbing (Main Titles) [3:59]
2. Public Servant [2:57]
3. In Costume [3:32]
4. Finding Trouble [6:57]
5. "No Bout Adout It" [4:31]
6. Mixed Invitation [4:06]
7. Where's Bagel Street? [5:50]
8. Moving Company [2:19]
9. "Rehearsin'" [3:41]
10. Remember Your Etiquette [4:35]
11. "My Dreams Are Getting Better All the Time" [3:48]
12. The Unveiling [6:01]
13. Never Give In [5:26]
14. On the Hunt [4:29]
15. "What a Change in the Weather" [3:41]
16. Retrieving the Plunger [6:12]
17. A Heroes Welcome [1:05]
18. End Titles [:19]
Side #2 -- Here Come the Co-Eds/The Naughty Nineties
1. Lady Escorts (Main Titles) [6:01]
2. Look Out for Car 13 [2:59]
3. Miramar Molly Gets Bixby Scholarship [6:06]
4. In the Dough [7:56]
5. Rolling the Dice [5:13]
6. Evelyn and Her Magic Violin [5:05]
7. "Jonah and the Whale" [5:36]
8. "Let's Play House" [5:35]
9. Under Covers [5:02]
10. Bixby Benefit Recital [6:28]
11. "Oyster in the Chowder" [3:33]
12. Wrestling the Masked Marvel [7:48]
13. Fastbreakin' Females [5:02]
14. Halftime Entertainment [3:18]
15. Dribble and Drool [7:26]
16. Street Sailing [:12]
17. Well Done [5:10]
18. End Titles [:52]
1. Main Titles [1:15]
2. Showboat's Coming to Town [2:47]
3. "On a Sunday Afternoon" [2:56]
4. Show Time [3:53]
5. Making Plans [2:09]
6. The Gilded Cage [5:48]
7. Crooked Gambling [4:36]
8. Boxing Bear [3:25]
9. One More Foot Forward [2:13]
10. Partners in Crime [4:11]
11. Light as a Feather [5:46]
12. "Who's on First?" [6:15]
13. Cat Burgers [6:37]
14. Big Fish, Little Fish [5:36]
15. Nightmares [4:11]
16. The Dice Are Loaded [4:43]
17. Winner Take All [8:26]
18. "Climbing Up to Heaven" [1:08]
Side #3 -- Little Giant/The Time of Their Lives
1. A Good Salesman (Main Titles) [5:14]
2. Nice Doing Business [3:29]
3. Graduation Day [5:51]
4. Welcome to the Big City [5:10]
5. Looking for Hercules [6:12]
6. A Menace to Both of Us [5:39]
7. Night Train to Stockton [4:05]
8. "Seven Times Thirteen Equals Twenty-Eight" [4:24]
9. About to Be Fired [6:11]
10. Reading Minds [7:35]
11. New Sales Record [5:28]
12. Back in the Main Office [6:13]
13. Out to Lunch [4:29]
14. Learning to Smoke [7:10]
15. Caught in the Act [3:43]
16. Let the Truth Be Known [3:25]
17. Lost Everything [3:10]
18. Appointed Sales Manager [3:26]
1. Main Titles [1:15]
2. To Be Wed [2:20]
3. A Loyal Patriot [6:18]
4. Plotting Treason [3:42]
5. Mistaken for Traitors [4:04]
6. Forsaken Ghosts [7:04]
7. Haunted Estate [4:01]
8. Playing Tricks [5:13]
9. Practice What You Preach [5:09]
10. An Original Discovery [5:40]
11. Need a Stimulant [4:51]
12. Persecuted [5:46]
13. Holding a Seance [5:24]
14. Falsely Accused [5:40]
15. Locate the Letter [2:15]
16. Stealing Time [5:25]
17. A Wild Ride [3:39]
18. End of the Curse [3:53]
Side #4 -- Buck Privates Come Home/The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap
1. Main Titles [1:28]
2. Volunteers [4:55]
3. Going Home [2:01]
4. Contraband Shakedown [7:17]
5. Get the Party Started [5:05]
6. Separation Center [4:56]
7. Street Savvy [5:29]
8. Illegal Immigration [3:46]
9. We're in Business [4:39]
10. Getting Ready to Fall Off [2:56]
11. "Clothesline Casanova" [3:38]
12. Quaint Quarters [1:54]
13. A Sound Enterprise [4:34]
14. Rounding Up the Boys [6:20]
15. Garage Shenanigans [6:54]
16. The Gregroy Special [5:30]
17. Wrong Track [5:11]
18. End Titles [:28]
1. When Men Were Men (Main Titles) [3:39]
2. Nice Shooting [4:04]
3. String 'Em Up [1:48]
4. A Hung Jury [3:35]
5. Working for the Widow [5:02]
6. Frog in My Throat [5:02]
7. Consider Matrimony [5:13]
8. No Water, No Breakfast [4:27]
9. Doing Chores [3:15]
10. Winner Take All [5:44]
11. Party Pooper [6:57]
12. New Sheriff in Town [6:54]
13. A Fool's Paradise [6:33]
14. One Man Gang [4:35]
15. Mark Your Bullets [4:19]
16. Women First [4:22]
17. A Fine Man [1:51]
18. End Titles [:19]

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Best of Abbott & Costello 2 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I agree! The Time of Their Lives is my favorite Abbott & Costello movie too, yet almost no-one has ever heard of it!! What a great opportunity to finally get my own copy.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Finally my favorite Abbott & Costello movie on DVD. ¿The Time of Their Lives¿ And I got 7 more movies free with it!!! WHAT A DEAL!!!
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Guest More than 1 year ago
Who's on first caused me to blow up. The comedy was a high power simblizeing the famous rolls and comedy of Abbot and Costello.