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Old 07-02-2013, 04:19
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I love those guys and own most of their films on DVD.Some of them are just watchable and amusing but there's some real quality films of theirs IMO.

Meet Frankenstein
Meet The Invisible Man
Meet the Killer
Who Done It
Hold That Ghost
and the very underrated Time Of Their Lives are fantastic.
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Old 07-02-2013, 06:36
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OMG! the last time I saw them I was a kid, i remember them being funny, on another note my mate round the corner sits with his 4 yr old grandaughter and watches 'Oliver & Hardy'
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Old 07-02-2013, 07:33
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It's a long time since I've even thought of them. Thank you for reminding me about a great comedy duo. Their films were on the tv quite a lot at one time. I always enjoyed them. Also, thank you for the recommendations, I'll have a look on amazon for them.
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Old 07-02-2013, 15:26
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Who's on first!

loved em as a kid especially when Lou used t get scared and could not get his words out.

Who ever tought the Who's on first gag was a genius.

I think i saw a drama doc before and Lou was not that happy in real life I think one of his kids drowned in a swimming pool.

Also I don't think Bud and Lou got on all thqt well in the end.
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Old 07-02-2013, 16:34
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The Sasquehanna Hat company!!

As well as "Who's on First" the dice/cards Club house sketch was good too.
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Old 07-02-2013, 18:16
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It's a long time since I've even thought of them. Thank you for reminding me about a great comedy duo. Their films were on the tv quite a lot at one time. I always enjoyed them. Also, thank you for the recommendations, I'll have a look on amazon for them.
And Hit the Ice.How could I forget that.Another classic.
Who's on first!

loved em as a kid especially when Lou used t get scared and could not get his words out.

Who ever tought the Who's on first gag was a genius.

I think i saw a drama doc before and Lou was not that happy in real life I think one of his kids drowned in a swimming pool.

Also I don't think Bud and Lou got on all thqt well in the end.
Yeah apparently Bud hired a servant that Lou had just fired and it didn't go down too well.But I think the partnership was just becoming strained when their movies started to go downhill,this was partly to do with Dean Martin/Jerry Lewis arriving on the scene.And yes Lou did tragically lose his one year old from drowning.
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Old 07-02-2013, 19:05
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Not really a fan. I found a batch old film 'reviews' I'd written as a teenager the other day, and it seems even back then their noisome double and treble cross-talk routines were too lowbrow for my patience.

Having said that, I have a higher tolerance threshold for the horror/sci-fi/'fantastique' tie-in entries, probably purely for the extra star power brought to them. However funny A&C Meet Frankenstein is or isn't, it's curiosity/nostalgia value cannot be denied.
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Old 07-02-2013, 19:18
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Abbot and costello meet frankenstein and meet the invisible man are my favourites.
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Old 07-02-2013, 21:15
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Buck Privates was one of their best back in 1941 when it was released over here, a morale booster in those dark days.
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Old 07-02-2013, 21:38
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The Sasquehanna Hat company!!
Ha! Yes, I'd forgotten about that - loved the films when I was a kid but I saw one recently and I'm not sure if they've stood the test of time.
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Old 07-02-2013, 21:59
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I have most of their films and also the TV shows. I'd say my favourite A and C film is Who Done It? closely followed by Hit The Ice and Here Come The Co-Eds
Limburger Cheese scene from Who Done It?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Cm-blfss64
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Old 07-02-2013, 22:03
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And Hit the Ice.How could I forget that.Another classic.


Yeah apparently Bud hired a servant that Lou had just fired and it didn't go down too well.But I think the partnership was just becoming strained when their movies started to go downhill,this was partly to do with Dean Martin/Jerry Lewis arriving on the scene.And yes Lou did tragically lose his one year old from drowning.
also Lou insisted on being paid more than Bud
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