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Bud Abbott & Lou Costello
Date Issued: 1991-08-28
Postage Value: 29 cents

Commemorative issue
Comedians
Bud Abbott & Lou Costello

The comedy team of Abbott and Costello performed from 1931-1957 to audiences of film, radio, stage, television, and vaudeville. Bud Abbott was the straight man, and Lou Costello the comedian. The team made 35 films between 1941-1956. Among them were Buck Privates, Jack and the Bean Stalk, and Abbott and Costello in Hollywood. Their best-known single routine was the "Who's on First" dialogue, which now is inscribed on a plaque in the Baseball Hall of Fame at Cooperstown, NY.

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