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Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood (1945)

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83 min | Action, Comedy, Music

When two bumbling barbers act as agents for a talented but unknown singer, they stage a phony murder in order to get him a plum role.
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Writers
Nat Perrin (screenplay) (original story) | Lou Breslow (screenplay) | Martin A. Gosch (original story)
Cinematographer
Charles Edgar Schoenbaum (as Charles Schoenbaum)
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Updated Oct 5, 1945

Release date
Oct 5, 1945 (United States)

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Bud Abbott
Buzz Kurtis Buzz Kurtis   See fewer
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Lou Costello
Abercrombie Abercrombie   See fewer
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Frances Rafferty
Claire Warren Claire Warren   See fewer
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Bob Haymes
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Jean Porter
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Warner Anderson
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Rags Ragland
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Mike Mazurki
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Carleton G. Young
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Donald MacBride
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Edgar Dearing
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Marion Martin
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Arthur Space
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William 'Bill' Phillips
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William Bailey
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Lucille Ball
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Edward Biby
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William Hawley
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6.5 / 10 | 2,165 votes