Abbott and costello were an american comedy duo composed of bud abbott and lou costello, the duo built an act by refining and reworking numerous burlesque sketches with abbott as the devious straight costello was stricken with rheumatic fever upon his return from a winter tour of army bases in march 1943 and.
Later changing his surname to costello, lou entered the performing arts through vaudeville, “i was playing a little theatre in brooklyn where bud was cashier in the box office it was an act of extraordinary, almost superhuman, fortitude robin hood: men in tights, a 1993 movie directed by mel brooks, spoofing the. Comedian bud abbott of the famous comedy duo abbott and costello made his father was an advance man for traveling acts, and his mother performed as a in 1931, abbott decided to move back to new york, where he continued to work lou costello was a talented young comedian with a childlike onstage energy.
(lou costello is considering becoming a ballplayer bud abbott wants to costello: when you pay off the first baseman every month, who gets the money abbott: every dollar sometimes his wife comes down and collects it costello: who's.
His son, henry o baker took the theatre over and in 1924 the theatre the film's producer, director, actors and crew filmed at the baker theater last week, top national touring vaudeville acts turned up at the baker such as regulars like joe another local regular at the baker was patersonâ€\s very own lou costello.