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Title Abbott & Costello. The complete Universal Pictures collection. Discs 7-8 [videorecording] / Universal Pictures.

Publication Info. Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2008]


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 GDL Casa Verdugo Library DVD  New Shelf  ABB    Available
Description 2 videodiscs (334 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
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System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono.
Language English dialogue, optional French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
Note Title from set container.
Performer The naughty nineties cast: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Alan Curtis, Rita Johnson, Henry Travers, Lois Collier, Joe Sawyer, Joe Kirk.
Little giant cast: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Brenda Joyce, Jacqueline de Wit, Elena Verdugo, Mary Gordon, George Cleveland.
The time of their lives cast: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Marjorie Reynolds, Binnie Barnes, John Shelton, Jess Barker, Gale Sondergaard, Robert H. Barrat, Lynne Baggett.
Buck privates come home cast: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Tom Brown, Joan Fulton, Nat Pendleton, Donald MacBride, Beverly Simmons.
Credits The naughty nineties: director of photography, George Robinson ; editor, Arthur Hilton.
Little giant: director of photography, Charles Van Enger ; editor, Fred R. Feitshans Jr.
The time of their lives: director of photography, Charles Van Enger ; editor, Philip Cahn ; music, Milton Rosen.
Buck privates come home: director of photography, Charles Van Enger ; editor, edward Curtiss ; music, Walter Schumann.
Note Set includes a 44 p. booklet detailing the legacy of Bud and Lou plus an overview of their films at Universal, including rare photos, trivia and an exclusive introduction from their families.
Set includes all 28 films from Universal Pictures.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary The naughty nineties: Aboard the River Queen showboat, Bud and Lou perform their legendary "Who's on first?" routine. Little giant: Lou plays a little man with big dreams and ends up selling vacuum cleaners. The time of their lives: Set in 1789. Mistaken as traitor, Lou's ghost is trapped in Danbury Mansion until his innocence is proven. Buck privates come home: Bud and Lou return to civilian life and get involved in midget car racing.
Contents The naughty nineties / a Universal picture ; original screen play, Edmund L. Hartmann, John Grant, Edmund Joseph, Hal Fimberg ; additional comedy sequences by Felix Adler ; produced by Edmund L. Hartmann and John Grant ; directed by Jean Yarbrough (1945 ; 77 min.) -- Little giant / a Universal picture ; a William A. Seiter production ; original story by Paul Jarrico & Richard Collins ; screenplay by Walter de Leon ; produced by Joe Gershenson ; directed by William A. Seiter (1946 ; 92 min.). The time of their lives / a Universal picture ; original screenplay by Val Burton, Walter De Leon, Bradford Ropes ; additional dialogue by John Grant ; produced by Val Burton ; directed by Charles Barton (1946 ; 82 min.) -- Buck privates come home / Universal International ; based on a story by Richard Macauley, Bradford Ropes ; screenplay by John Grant, Frederic I. Rinaldo and Robert Lees ; produced by Robert Arthur ; directed by Charles T. Barton (1947 ; 78 min.).
Note Bonus materials: production notes; theatrical trailers for The naughty nineties, The time of their lives, and Buck privates come home; commentary soundtrack with film historian Frank Thompson on The time of their lives.
Subject Showboats -- Drama.
Stand-up comedy -- Drama.
Vocational interests -- Drama.
Sales personnel -- Drama.
Ghost plays.
Mansions -- Drama.
New York (State) -- History -- 1775-1865 -- Drama.
Midget car racing -- Drama.
Midget cars (Automobiles) -- Drama.
Genre/Form Comedy films.
Ghost films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Abbott, Bud, 1897-1974.
Costello, Lou.
Curtis, Alan, 1909-1953.
Johnson, Rita, 1912-1965.
Travers, Henry, 1874-1965.
Collier, Lois, 1919-1999.
Sawyer, Joseph, 1906-1982.
Joyce, Brenda, 1917-2009.
DeWit, Jacqueline.
Verdugo, Elena, 1925-2017.
Gordon, Mary, 1882-1963.
Cleveland, George, 1885-1957.
Hartmann, Edmund L., 1911-2003.
Grant, John, 1891-1955.
Joseph, Edmund.
Fimberg, Hal.
Adler, Felix, 1884-1963.
Yarbrough, Jean.
Gershenson, Joseph.
Jarrico, Paul.
Collins, Richard, 1914-2013.
DeLeon, Walter, 1884-1947.
Seiter, William A., 1892-1964.
Barton, Charles, 1902-1981.
Reynolds, Marjorie, 1917-1997.
Barnes, Binnie, 1903-1998.
Shelton, John, 1915-1972.
Barker, Jess.
Sondergaard, Gale, 1899-1985.
Barrat, Robert, 1889-1970.
Henry, Thomas B.
Shawlee, Joan.
Pendleton, Nat, 1895-1967.
McBride, Donald, 1889-1957.
Simmons, Beverly, 1938-2003.
Burton, Val, 1900-1981.
Ropes, Bradford.
Arthur, Robert, 1909-1986.
Rinaldo, Frederic I.
Lees, Robert, 1912-2004.
Macaulay, Richard, 1909-1969.
Abbott and Costello (Comedy team).
Universal Pictures Company.
Universal-International (Firm).
Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm).
Added Title Abbot and Costello. The complete Universal Pictures collection. Discs 7-8
Naughty nineties.
Naughty 90s.
Little giant.
Time of their lives.
Buck privates come home.
Standard No. 025195020725 (boxed set)
025192235450 (boxed set)
Music No. 2007807 Universal Studios Home Entertainment (boxed set)
2007814 Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Discs 7-8)
2032939 Universal Studios Home Entertainment (boxed set)
61131981 Universal Studios Home Entertainment (boxed set)

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