Legendary actor, Lou Costello, was born Louis Francis Cristillo on Mar 6, 1906 in Paterson, NJ. Costello died at the age of 53 on Mar 3, 1959 in East Los Angeles, CA and was laid to rest in Calvary Cemetery in Los Angeles, CA.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
He was honored with three stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Television, Motion Pictures and Radio. Lou Costello's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #61 on Dec 8, 1941. In addition, Costello was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame and was immortalized on a US postal stamp in 1991. Costello was never nominated for an Academy Award.
Abbott e Costello às voltas com fantasmas / Bud Abbott and Meet Frankenstein (1948)By Lê on Sep 23, 2015 From Critica Retro
Abbott e Costello às voltas com fantasmas / Bud Abbott and Meet Frankenstein (1948) Os tempos mudam, as décadas passam, o cinema se modifica, mas há algo que nunca para de provocar riso: a comédia física. Desde os primórdios do cinema, ela estava lá. Max Linder, Mabel Normand, ... Read full article
Who did Abbott and Costello Meet?By minooallen on Aug 28, 2014 From Classic Movie Hub Blog
Who did Abbott and Costello Meet? No, it’s not a trick question. And believe it or not it has nothing to do with baseball. Starting in 1948, the comedy team of Abbott and Costello began to take their proven comedic formula in an interesting direction when the pair decided to ‘meet’... Read full article
The Chaney Blogathon: Bud Abbott and Meet FrankensteinBy Annmarie Gatti on Nov 18, 2013 From Classic Movie Hub Blog
“You don’t understand. Every night when the moon is full, I turn into a wolf.” -Larry Talbot “You and twenty million other guys.” -Wilbur Grey Bud Abbott and Meet Frankenstein (1948) — the perfect mix of horror, pathos, intrigue and downright sillines... Read full article
Memorial Bracelet for His Son, Tuesday Flashback Feature, Abbott & CostelloBy ImagineMDD on Dec 15, 2009 From Pop Culture ImagineMDD
This is part of my Tuesday Flashback Feature. We reminisce about classic TV shows usually from the 1950s-70s where gemstones or pieces of jewelry featured prominently in the storylines. Once in a while, as today, I'll feature something about a real-life piece of jewelry. Information is as accurat... Read full article
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Chick Larkin: [talking about Juliet Collins] So she has a couple of buck teeth.
Mervin Q. Milgrim: I don't care how much they cost.
Ferdie: If you see a pair of pants go flyin' through the air, don't grab 'em.
Chuck: Why not?
Ferdie: I'll be in 'em!
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