WorldCat Identities

Abbott, Bud 1895-1974

Works: 899 works in 1,924 publications in 2 languages and 18,491 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Parody films  Horror films  Vampire films  Monster films  Mad scientist films  Werewolf films  Fiction  Television comedies 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Proofreader, Librettist, Costume designer, Speaker, Interviewer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Bud Abbott
Bud Abbott, Lou Costello meet Frankenstein( Visual )

31 editions published between 1948 and 2018 in English and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comic horror film in which Abbott and Costello encounter Frankenstein's monster, Dracula and a mad scientist
Africa screams by Abbott and Costello (Comedy team)( Visual )

137 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starving cannibals, ferocious lions and awesome apes terrorize Abbott and Costello in this African adventure
Who's on first? by Bud Abbott( Book )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abbott and Costello's classic comedy routine, reissued for children, features a bear and a rabbit trying to determine the baseball player covering each base
Abbott and Costello meet the mummy( Visual )

9 editions published between 1955 and 2005 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Abbot and Costello learn that an archaeologist has found a legendary mummy in Cairo, they decide to apply to guard the corpse as it's sent to the U.S. Finding the archaeologist murdered and the mummy gone, they become owners of a medallion that holds the key to ancient buried treasure that they must keep out of the wrong hands
The best of Abbott and Costello( Visual )

6 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Videodisc releases of eight comedies originally produced by Universal Pictures, 1940-1942
The best of Abbott & Costello( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abbott and Costello meet the killer, Boris Karloff: The scene is a swank hotel where a prominent lawyer is murdered. Bud Abbott is Casey, the house detective, and Lou Costello is Freddie, the bellhop. Although there are plenty of suspicious characters about, the murder is pinned on Freddie, who sets out to catch the real killer and clear himself
The best of Abbott & Costello( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight comedies produced for Universal Pictures
Abbott & Costello by Bud Abbott( Recording )

64 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One episode of the Abbott & Costello radio show of June 18, 1944. Includes their famous "Who's on first" routine and commercials
The Abbott and Costello show : who's on first?( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring the routines that made them comedy legends, like Who's on first? and The lemon bit, this digitally restored and remastered best-of collection includes six of the Abbott and Costello show's most beloved episodes. Includes: The dentist's office; The birthday party; The charity bazaar; Hungry; The music lovers; and The actor's home. Also features the classic routines Alexander 4444; The piano bit; and more
The Abbott and Costello show( Visual )

25 editions published between 1952 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1951 Abbott and Costello brought their timeless humor to the Colgate Comedy Hour in 1951. The Colgate Comedy Hour was a first-rate series, featuring some of the biggest names in American show business. In this hilarious series, Abbott and Costello perform many of the routines originally written for their humorous films."--Container
Abbott and Costello funniest routines( Visual )

18 editions published between 1951 and 2007 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join the comedy team of Abbott and Costello with this second collection of their most loved and classic skits
Buck privates( Visual )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abbott and Costello turn the U.S. Army upside down when they accidentally enlist in the Army in order to avoid getting arrested
The best of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes 2 parodies of the horror genre and a film where Abbott and Costello pursue a man who swindled them into buying a fake movie studio. Also includes a compilation of classic routines from 18 of their most popular films; a tribute to their careers hosted by Jerry Seinfeld; and a behind-the-scenes look at the duo's popular films as they meet Frankenstein, Dracula, and the Wolf Man
The naughty nineties( Visual )

7 editions published between 1945 and 2018 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this zany musical comedy, Bud plays a ham actor and Lou his dim-witted assistant on the Mississippi showboat, the River Queen. When the boat docks in St. Louis, Bud and Lou try to rescue Captain Sam from a poker game with three card sharks, but they are too late. The gamblers win a controlling interest in the River Queen and-to Captain Sam's dismay-set up a crooked casino operation on board. Before ridding the showboat of the villains, Abbott and Costello perform several of their most famous bits, including the hysterical "Who's on first" dialogue that has become one of the most popular comedy routines ever captured on film
Hold that ghost by MCA Videocassette Inc( Visual )

12 editions published between 1941 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strange things start to happen when Abbott and Costello claim their inheritance, an abandoned roadhouse
Abbott & Costello : who's on first( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume, with special guest stars Lon Chaney and Sid Fields features Abbott & Costello's classic skit, "Who's On First?," along with "Don Juan Costello," "Two Tens for a Five," and others. Sit back and enjoy two whole episodes, complete with commercials, of The Colgate Comedy Hour, a popular television show which debuted in 1951
Dracula : complete legacy collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Son of Dracula: Carpathian Count Alucard is invited to the United States by a young and morbid heiress
Abbott and Costello meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde( Visual )

15 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy with Abbott and Costello as two American policemen in London to study local police methods where they encounter Dr. Jekyll who transforms himself into Mr. Hyde, the terror of the city
Lost in a harem( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lost in a harem: Peter Johnson and Harvey Garvey, bumbling magicians stranded in the desert domain of Barabeeha, are asked by handsome prince Ramo to help him regain his throne from wicked Uncle Nimativ. This perilous task takes them deep inside the sultan's inner sanctum, and there the madcap adventure really begins
Hey Abbott!( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 1995 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reviews some of the best-known comedy routines of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello, including "Who's on first" and "Slowly I turn."
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Bud Abbott, Lou Costello meet Frankenstein
Abbott and Costello meet the mummyAbbott & CostelloThe naughty ninetiesHold that ghostAbbott and Costello meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. HydeLost in a haremThe horror spoofs of Abbott and Costello : a critical assessment of the comedy team's monster films
Alternative Names
Abbott 1895-1974

Abbott, Bud 1895-1974

Abbott, William

Abbott, William 1895-1974

Abbott, William A.

Abbott, William A 1895-1974

Abbott, William Alexander

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巴德·阿伯特 Actor, comedian

English (422)

Spanish (2)