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Title Abbott & Costello. The complete Universal Pictures collection. Discs 3-4 [videorecording] / Universal Pictures.

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


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 GDL Chevy Chase Library DVD    ABB    Available
Description 2 videodiscs (335 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 Keep 'em flying cast: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Martha Raye, Carol Bruce, William Gargan, Dick Foran.
Ride 'em cowboy cast: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Dick Foran, Anne Gwynne, Johnny Mack Brown, The Merry Macs, Ella Fitzgerald, The Hi-Hatters, The Buckaroo Band, Ranger Chorus of 40.
Pardon my sarong cast: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Virginia Bruce, Robert Paige, Leif Erikson, Lionel Atwill, Nan Wynn, Samuel S. Hinds, William Demarest, Tip, Tap, and Toe Dancers, The Saronga Dancing Girls, The Four Ink Spots.
Who done it? cast: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Patric Knowles, William Gargan, Louise Allbritton, Jerome Cowan, William Bendix, Mary Wickes, Don Porter, Thomas Gomez, Ludwig Stossel.
Credits Keep 'em flying: Director of photography, Joseph Valentine ; editor, Philip Cahn ; music, Frank Skinner ; songs, Don Raye, Gene de Paul, Ned Washington, George Basman.
Ride 'em cowboy: director of photography, John W. Boyle ; editor, Philip Cahn ; music, Frank Skinner ; songs, Don Raye, Gene de Paul, Ella Fitzgerald, Al Feldman.
Pardon my sarong: director of photography, Milton Krasner ; editor, Arthur Hilton ; songs, Don Raye, Gene de Paul.
Who done it?: director of photography, Charles Van Enger ; editor, Arthur Hilton ; music, Frank Skinner.
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 Keep 'em flying: Bud and Lou enlist in the Army Air Corps and get caught up in a love triangle. Ride 'em cowboy: Bud and Lou head to a dude ranch with a western novelist to learn how to be real cowboys. Pardon my sarong: Bud and Lou travel to an uncharted tropical island, where Lou is mistaken for a legendary god. Who done it?: Bud and Lou try to solve a murder at a radio network but become suspects themselves.
Contents Keep 'em flying / a Universal picture ; screenplay, True Boardman, Nat Perrin, John Grant ; original story by Edmund L. Hartmann ; directed by Arthur Lubin (1941 ; 87 min.) -- Ride 'em cowboy / screenplay by True Boardman, John Grant ; adapted by Harold Shumate ; original story by Edmund L. Hartmann ; directed by Arthur Lubin (1942 ; 86 min.). Pardon my sarong / a Universal picture ; a Mayfair production ; original screen play, True Boardman, Nat Perrin, John Grant ; associate producer, Alex Gottlieb ; directed by Arthur Lubin (1942 ; 84 min.) -- Who done it? / a Universal picture ; screen play,Stanley Roberts, Edmund Joseph, John Grant ; original story, Stanley Roberts ; directed by Erle C. Kenton (1942 ; 78 min.).
Note Bonus materials: production notes; theatrical trailers for Keep 'em flying, Ride 'em cowboy, Who done it?; commentary soundtrack with film historian Frank Coniff for Who done it?.
Subject United States. Army. Air Corps -- Drama.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Drama.
Dude ranches -- Drama.
Novelists, American -- Drama.
Islands -- Drama.
Errors -- Drama.
Murder -- Investigation -- Drama.
Radio broadcasting -- Drama.
Genre/Form Comedy films.
Musical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Lubin, Arthur, 1901-1995.
Kenton, Erle C., 1896-1980.
Abbott, Bud, 1897-1974.
Costello, Lou.
Raye, Martha.
Bruce, Carol, 1919-2007.
Gargan, William, 1905-1979.
Foran, Dick, 1910-1979.
Gwynne, Anne, 1918-2003.
Brown, Johnny Mack.
Fitzgerald, Ella.
Boardman, True.
Perrin, Nat.
Grant, John, 1891-1955.
Hartmann, Edmund L., 1911-2003.
Shumate, Harold, 1893-1983.
Bruce, Virginia, 1910-1982.
Paige, Robert, 1910-1987.
Erickson, Leif, 1911-1986.
Atwill, Lionel, 1885-1946.
Wynn, Nan.
Hinds, Samuel S., 1875-1948.
Knowles, Patric, 1911-1995.
Allbritton, Louise, 1920-1979.
Cowan, Jerome, 1897-1972.
Bendix, William, 1906-1964.
Wickes, Mary, 1910-1995.
Porter, Don, 1912-1997.
Gomez, Thomas, 1905-1971.
Stossel, Ludwig.
Gottlieb, Alex, 1906-1988.
Roberts, Stanley, 1916-1982.
Joseph, Edmund.
Abbott and Costello (Comedy team).
Merry Macs (Musical group).
Hi-Hatters (Musical group).
Buckaroo Band (Musical group).
Ranger Chorus of 40 (Musical group).
Tip, Tap and Toe Dancers.
Saronga Dancing Girls.
Mayfair Productions Inc.
Universal Pictures Company.
Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm).
Added Title Abbot and Costello. The complete Universal Pictures collection. Discs 3-4
Keep 'em flying.
Keep them flying.
Ride 'em cowboy.
Ride them cowboy.
Pardon my sarong.
Who done it?
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