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What is the film where Lou Costello is a ghost during the Revolutionary War?

Film: The Time of Their Lives (1946)

Lou Costello plays Horatio Prim, a Revolutionary War era tinker, who becomes a ghost and is trapped to Danbury Acres till the crack of doom with a woman named Melody Allen. In order to break the curse, they must find a letter of commendation from General George Washington. Bud Abbott plays Dr. Ralph Greenway a descendant of butler, who helps the ghosts obtain an old clock where the letter is hidden.


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January 1, 2016

The Comedy of Abbott & Costello

Hosted by Larry Wolff

Saturday, January 23, 2016
2 pm

Island Trees Public Library
38 Farmedge Road
Levittown, NY 11756

(516) 731-2211

The program will provide a lecture and power point slide show of this unique American comedy team. Music from their films, a Q&A, a display of movie memorabilia, autographs and books, as well as a showing of some of their funniest live television appearances will be part of the program.

Programs are initially open to Island Trees residents, but non-residents are welcome to sign up one week prior to the program event, if room allows. There is no fee to attend, and you can register by phone.

 

 

January 1, 2016

Museo Italo Americano Honors Lou Costello Abbott & Costello FUNNYMEN San Francisco Exhibit

Funnymen highlights Lou Costello (Italian-American roots) and Abbott & Costello.

 

Included are two original fotobustas - Italian movie posters - from Abbott & Costello meet the Mummy. In Italy, Abbott & Costello are known as Gianni & Pinotto, and the Italian title is Il Mistero della Piramide.

 

If in San Francisco, or for our Bay area subscribers, they're located at:

 

Fort Mason Center 2 Marina Blvd Building C San Francisco, CA 94123