ABBOTT & COSTELLO RADIO DEBUT ON THIS DATE IN 1940

abbottcostello radio

The comedy team of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello (shown above) were
a summer replacement on radio for Fred Allen. They launched their own
weekly show October 8, 1942, sponsored by Camel cigarettes.The Abbott
and Costello Show
mixed comedy with musical interludes by vocalists such
as Connie Haines and the Les Baxter Singers.

abbott & costello

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,Comedy,DEBUT,HISTORY,RADIO and have Comments (2)

2 Responses to “ABBOTT & COSTELLO RADIO DEBUT ON THIS DATE IN 1940”

  1. Dave Rogoway says:

    My cousin Martin Ragaway wrote “Who’s on First”
    he went on to write hundreds of sit coms on TV and was a joke writer for Bob Hope.

  2. Barby says:

    That is SO cool, Dave!

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