Bud Abbott


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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Tabs

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Chuck McCann with Emerson College

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Chuck McCann on meeting Bud Abbott and Lou Costello at the Roxy Theater in New York City

John Conte

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John Conte on his activities during World War II, and on working with Bud Abbott and Lou Costello

Robert Justman

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Robert Justman on working as a PA on Abbott and Costello films

Bob Schiller

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Bob Schiller on working for Abbott & Costello's radio show

Leonard Stern

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Leonard Stern on first meeting Abbott and Costello; their bodyguards had gotten into a fight and were trying to kill each other!
Leonard Stern on his relationship with Bud Abbott and Lou Costello; on the "Who's on First" routine; trying to cast Phil Silvers in a role later given to Jimmy Durante
Leonard Stern on writing feature films for Abbott and Costello; trying to cast Phil Silvers in a role later given to Jimmy Durante; on how Abbott came to work with Costello; how the relationship soured

Bud Yorkin

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Bud Yorkin on working with Eddie Cantor, Fred Allen and Bud Abbott and Lou Costello on The Colgate Comedy Hour

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