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The Walter Lantz Cartune Encyclopedia: Cartunes on Video:
Comedy Legends: Abbott and Costello
This is an archived version of the now defunct GAC website, reproduced here by the permission of the webmaster, Jon Cooke. We are currently working on reformatting and transferring all the files. On the main page, any link with an asterix next to it is one that has not been completed yet. Be patient ... we'll get there!
After the failure of the
series, Universal decided to try a similiar formula with their Abbot and Costello comedy features. Released in 1999, the tapes not only included a hilarious Abbott and Costello movie, but also a newsreel, comedy short, and a color Walter Lantz cartoon. Note that some of the cartoons use the Digital Video Noise Reduction (or
) process, which is hardly noticeable on most of the cartoons, except for
. Intentionally, the Lantz shorts on the videos were released the same years as feature films themselves. The series was discontinued in the early 2000s.
HERE COME THE CO-EDS (1945)
HIT THE ICE (1943)
HOLD THAT GHOST (1941)
THE NAUGHTY NINETIES (1945)
The Dippy Diplomat
ONE NIGHT IN THE TROPICS (1940)
PARDON MY SARONG (1942)
Nutty Pine Cabin
THE TIME OF THEIR LIVES (1946)
Fair Weather Fiends
WHO DONE IT?
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