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  Bud Abbott - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bud Abbott has three stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame: the radio star is located on 6333 Hollywood Blvd., motion pictures star is located on 1611 Vine St., and the TV star is located on 6740 Hollywood Blvd.
Bud Abbott suffered from epilepsy and cancer and died at the age of 78 in 1974 in Woodland Hills, California.
Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion (1950)...
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 Bud Abbott   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Abbott whose mother was a bareback rider the Ringling Bothers Circus dropped out of as a child in 1909 and began working in carnivals.
Abbott met Costello in 1931 while working as a cashier at Brooklyn theater when he was asked to in for Costello's straight man who was Throughout the 1930s Abbott and Costello began performing together burlesque shows minstrel shows vaudeville and movie
Abbott attempted to begin performing again in 1960s with a new partner Candy Candido their efforts were not successful.
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 Abbott and Costello - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Abbott and Costello Show ran from 1952 to 1954, but the show found a new life in syndicated rerun broadcast in the late 1960s and early-to-mid 1970s, and the episodes were probably seen by more viewers this time around than when the show was actually produced.
The problem was that Abbott and Costello weren't really able to reap the reward of that latent popularity, as such other 1950s television stars as Jackie Gleason would (with the "Classic 39" episodes of The Honeymooners, for example).
Bud Abbott---who did his own voice in a Hanna-Barbera cartoon series of Abbott and Costello---died in 1974.
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 Bud Abbott   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Bud's illnesses and and his drinking was clearly a large handicap during his life.
Bud was a very fast talker in their routines but he was slowing down by the end of the forties.
Had Bud not lost nearly all his money to the IRS I would say it was the perfect time for him to retire and enjoy his sunset years (which were full of misery themselves).
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 Bud Abbott Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Abbott, whose mother was a bareback rider for the Ringling Bothers Circus, dropped out of school as a child in 1909, and began working in carnivals.
Abbott met Costello in 1931 while working as a cashier at the Brooklyn theater, when he was asked to fill in for Costello's straight man, who was ill. Throughout the 1930s, Abbott and Costello began performing together in burlesque shows, minstrel shows, vaudeville and movie houses.
Although Abbott and Costello were only filling supporting roles in the film, they stole the film with their classic routine "Who's On First?".
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 Bud Abbott biography, half of the famous team of Abbott and Costello
Bud Abbot was born and raised in Asbury Park, New Jersey, and was smitten with the performing bug at an early age.
In 1940 Bud Abbott and Lou Costello filmed their first motion picture, "One Night in the Tropics." Originally, they had small roles in the film, but as they were filming their roles were enlarged time and again, as the film crew kept breaking up in laughter during the filming of Abbott and Costello's scenes.
In 1946, Bud Abbott and Lou Costello moved their weekly radio show, "The Abbott and Costello Show" to the NBC network, where it remained through 1949, but other than that the show remained unchanged.
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 Abbott
Abbott and Costello were the first contractual stars with a major film studio to contractually receive 10% profit participation on their films.
Abbott and Costello were one of the early pioneers of episodic television.
Lou Costello was the godfather of Bud Abbott, Jr.*
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 Bud Abbott.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Bud's dad, harry, tired of the circus got a job for the organizers of the first of the burlesque circuits.
Bud went back to his old job and travelled from one Burlesque theatre to another over the next decade.
Bud then got a manager's job in the Empire theatre in Cleveland then borrowed a large amount of money from his uncle to produce his own show..
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 bud abbott | biography (1895-1974)
Bud Abbott was the tall, bullying member of the popular comedy team Abbott and Costello.
The son of circus employees, Abbott entered show business as a burlesque show producer, then took to the stage himself as straight man for a number of comedians, finally teaming with fledgling comic Lou Costello in 1936.
Abbott's last performing job was providing the voice of "himself" in a series of 156 Abbott and Costello animated cartoons produced for television by Hanna-Barbera in 1966.
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 Bud Abbott - MovieActors.com
Bud Abbott was Born on October 2, 1895 in Asbury Park, New Jersey.
Bud Abbott and Lou Costello are the only two non-sportsmen honored in the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY, for their "Who's On First" routine.
Abbott and Costello are known in Italy as "Gianni and Pinotto", Abbott being "Gianni" and Costello being "Pinotto".
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 Abbott & Costello, celebrities, comedy, abbott and costello, sitcoms!
Abbott and Costello were one of the greatest comedy teams in the history of show business.
It was a first for Bud and Lou to be paid such a high tribute by one of today's most sought after comedians.
As Abbott and Costello continue to thrive in their long overdue resurgence, no one said it quite as well as Jerry Seinfeld when asked by the press how he would define the comedy of Abbott and Costello.
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 Bud Abbott: the man everyone forgot!
Abbott turned to look at me, and said bitterly, “Once they get their hooks into you, you’re a dead pigeon.” He was speaking of Uncle Sam’s well-known Internal Revenue men.
Abbott who made his last picture with his partner Lou about six years ago, said Costello has similar tax difficulties before he died; but he was able to pay off his obligations and still have something left, because he owned their filmed TV series.
Bud grabbed a nut from a bowl on the table, hurried to the door and tossed it toward the squirrel.
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 Bud Abbott @ Filmbug
William Alexander Abbott aka Bud Abott (October 2, 1895-April 24, 1974) is a legendary American Actor, producer and comedian from Asbury Park, New Jersey.
Abbott is best known as half of the comedy team of Abbott and Costello, with Lou Costello.
Although Abbott and Costello were only filling supporting roles in the film, they stole the film with their classic routing Who's On First?.
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 Abbott and Costello at Brian's Drive-In Theater
Bud Abbott passed away in 1974 at the age of 79 and was survived by his wife and daughter and son.
Abbott and Costello were the guest hosts for this holiday segment of this early TV variety series.
Bud and Lou are a barber and porter in the movie capital who decide they can make more money by becoming "agents to the stars" and try to get their client, singer Robert Stanton, into a musical film.
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 William (Bud) Abbott BCS Award   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Bud Abbott, a past-Chair of the British Computer Society Health Informatics Committee was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the BCS in the Opening Plenary Ceremony of this year's HC Congress.
In making the presentation, Professor Wendy Hall, BCS President said that Bud was one of the founding fathers of health informatics and she was delighted to be able to mark his long and distinguished contribution on the occasion also of the 'Coming of Age' of the HC event.
Bud Abbott retired from his post of RMSO in 1985.
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 Lou's On First - Abbott & Costello Biography
Bud was regarded as one of the best and sought after straightmen on the burlesque circuit.
Born William Alexander Abbott on October 2, 1895 in Asbury Park, New Jersey, Bud’s early career in show business began in 1918 when he was a treasurer of the National Theatre, a burlesque house in Washington, DC.
Subsequently, history was made that night at a Brooklyn burlesque house in 1936 and the team of Abbott and Costello was born.
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 TIGERX.COM Memorials: Fond Farewell to Bud Abbott
Born in Asbury Park, New Jersey, Bud Abbott was active on the Burlesque circuit and was a polished and hot item as a straight man. It was here where he met Louis Francis Costello in 1936 and they would become the most famous and popular comedy duo in history.
During the 1960s Bud Abbott suffered a series of strokes and died 1974 of cancer in Woodland Hills, California.
Abbott: Oh, I'll tell you their names, but you know it seems to me they give these ball players now-a-days very peculiar names.
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 Bud Abbott News
BAAAAHT: Lou Costello actually had good reason to wail at his straight man, Bud Abbott, in "Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein" and "Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy," a pair of light horror classics that...
Those who remember the comedy team of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello might wonder what they would have done with those names.
The movies of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello have tended to get the short end of the slapstick on DVD.
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 Bud Abbott
Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops (21-Feb-1955)
Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion (19-Feb-1950)
Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff (18-Sep-1949)
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 Bud Abbott & Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein
Abbott and Costello, as railroad baggage clerks, receive a strange shipment - the last remains of Dracula and Frankenstein's monster.
So when the shipment arrives at the House of Horrors, the Monsters are not in their crates but have disappeared to a secret hideaway island.
Blamed for the disappearance, Abbott and Costello follow their trail to the island, where not only do they meet up with Dracula (Bela Lugosi) and the Monster (Glenn Strange), but a Mad Scientist (Charles Bradstreet) who wants to switch Costello's brain with that of the Monster.
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 Bud Abbott and Lou Costello on Old Time Radio CDs
Every week 20 million listeners tuned in to catch the verbal antics of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello-two former vaudevillians who took rapid-fire repartee to a new level.
Abbott firmly believes that Costello needs an honest job so he arrives at the idea of selling Chief Schmoo's spot remover.
Abbott and Costello receive a telegram from Joe Di Maggio -- he wants Costello to take his place on the New York Yankees while he recovers from an operation.
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 Bud Abbott   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The smarter, meaner, thinner half of one of the top comedy teams of the 1940s, Bud Abbott was the son of a circus advance man and a bareback rider, grew up on Coney Island and was shanghaied to Norway as a teenager.
Universal Pictures came calling, seeing in the team a modern Laurel and Hardy (though their appeal was more akin to Wheeler and Woolsey or Clark and McCullough)....
Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood - (Buzz Kurtis / / Released / MGM Pictures)
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 Amazon.com: Best of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Vol 4: DVD: Bud Abbott,Jimmy Aubrey,James Audrey,Wilson Benge,Judith ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops (1955): The boys follow a con man to Hollywood after being swindled into buying a phony movie studio.
Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy (1955): Bud and Lou stumble upon a sacred medallion that holds the key to a legendary treasure.
Abbott and Costello Meet the Monsters (2000): A behind-the-scenes look at the duoƂ’s popular series of films as Bud Abbott and Lou Costello meet up with Frankenstein, Dracula and The Wolf Man.
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 "A Personel Look At Bud Abbott"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In the late 1960's and early 1970's Bill Honor visited Bud Abbott in his home in California.
Bud and Bill Honor in 1969 Bud Abbott in 1969
Bud and Bill Honor in 1969 Bud Abbott in 1968
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 Bud Abbott - A master of the dramatic expressive visual art. Superstar - Star - Icon or just plain actor to some, ...
Bud Abbott - A master of the dramatic expressive visual art.
Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion by Bud Abbott
Africa Screams/Jack and The Bean by Bud Abbott
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 If Bud Abbott and Lou Costello w
If Bud Abbott and Lou Costello were alive today...
Bud Abbott and Lou Costello's infamous sketch "Who's on first?" might have turned out something like this:
ABBOTT: The blue "1" is Real One and the blue "W" is Word.
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 Bud Abbott   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Actor(s): Bud Abbott - Lou Costello - Boris Karloff
It Ain't Hay, Lost In A Harem Abbott and Costello In Hollywood, Abbott & Costello Meets Captain Kidd, and The 30 Foot Bride From Candy Rock.
Actor(s): Bud Abbott - Lou Costello - Mari Blanchard - Robert Paige (IV) - Martha Hyer
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 Bud Abbott   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Abbott worked in carnivals while still a child and dropped out of school in 1909...
Abbott and Costello Meet Jerry Seinfeld (1994) (TV)
Find where Bud Abbott is credited alongside another name
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Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion (1950) Not Rated
Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff (1949) Not Rated
Abbott and Costello in Hollywood (1945) Not Rated
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 Bud Abbott Lifesize Standup -- eMerchandise
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Abbott & Costello Baseball Jersey: Who's On First
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 DigiGuide : Bud Abbott
When is 'Bud Abbott' on TV Programmes in the DigiGuide Library that star Bud Abbott
Abbott and Costello Meet The Killer Boris Karloff (Film, 1949)
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