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    Actors: Bud Abbott,Lou Costello
    Boxed Set: Yes    
    Number of discs: 15
    Condition: New    
    Region: Region Free    
    Weight: 1.5 kg
    Format: Support both NTSC & PAL    
    Rated: NR (Not Rated)    
    DVD Release Date: 2017

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    Abbott and Costello The Complete Universal Pictures Collection DVD Box Set

    Abbott and Costello The Complete Universal Pictures Collection DVD Overview

    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. Their patter routine Who's on First is one of the best-known comedy routines of all time,Abbott and Costello The Complete Universal Pictures Collection DVD and set the framework for many of their best-known comedy bits.While they crossed paths a few times, the two comedians first worked together in 1935 at the Eltinge Burlesque Theater on 42nd Street now the lobby of the AMC Empire movie complex in New York City. This performance came about when Costello's regular partner became ill.When AMC moved the old theater 168 ft 51m further west on 42nd Street to its current location, giant balloons of Abbott and Costello were rigged to appear to pull it.Other performers in the show,Abbott and Costello The Complete Universal Pictures Collection including Abbott's wife Betty, encouraged a permanent pairing. The duo built an act by refining and reworking numerous burlesque sketches with Abbott as the devious straight man and Costello as the dimwitted comic.