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VIDEO: Beauty Contest Story

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Beauty Contest Story
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Length: 26:10
Posted: 12/15/2014

Mr. Fields asks Bud and Lou to judge the “Miss Mud Turtle” beauty pageant for his lodge – and expects the boys to pick his niece as the winner. But then a tough thug pressures them to crown his girlfriend. watch

VIDEO: Fencing Master

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Fencing Master
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Length: 26:06
Posted: 12/19/2014

Bud volunteers Lou as a human guinea pig in a zany experiment performed by a mad scientist, Dr. Bluzak. Lou thinks he’s indestructible until he gets challenged to a duel by a French fencing master. watch

VIDEO: Honeymoon House

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Honeymoon House
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Length: 26:23
Posted: 12/19/2014

With the aid of Bud and Mr. Fields, Lou constructs a prefabricated house for his fiancée, Sally. The new construction is sabotaged by Sally’s former boyfriend, and when her parents arrive to inspect the dwelling, they are nearly killed. watch


Singing Lessons
Sending a Wire
Telling a Story

More Clips & Interviews

Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy
Jack and the Beanstalk
Into the Night
The 30 Foot Bride of Candy Rock

More Lou Costello Movies Videos

Mar 13, 1955
The Drug Store
Oct 14, 1951
The Birthday Party

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TV Listings



Year Title Description
1985 Into The Night Movie, Actor - Wilbur
1959 The 30 Foot Bride Of Candy Rock Movie, Actor - Artie Pinsetter
1956 Dance With Me, Henry Movie, Actor - Lou Henry
1955 Abbott And Costello Meet The Keystone Kops Movie, Actor - Willie Piper
1955 Abbott And Costello Meet The Mummy Movie, Actor - Freddie

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I know that many people — my ...

Question: I know that many people — my own sister included — refer to Dr. Frankenstein's monster by the name of his creator. Is this laziness on their part, or is there some basis in any of the Frankenstein movies for calling the creature "Frankenstein"? I read your column every week and know that if anybody would know, it would be you.<P>


Answer: Thank you, Jay, for your vote of confidence and for mentioning my bete noir (all right, one of my betes noirs — I'm easily peeved). While I'm sure that somewhere there's a movie in which some character screams, "Hey look, there's Frankenstein," as the monster comes round the corner in full flail, all the canonical movies, from the very first adaptation by the Edison company — Frankenstein (1910) — to the Universal and Hammer multifilm series, distinguish clearl read more

Sir, could you please tell me ...

Question: Sir, could you please tell me who the main stars were on Wagon Train? Thank you.

Answer: Thanks for the respect, Teri (I get so little), but as the old boot-camp admonishment goes, don't call me "sir" — I work for a living!

There are a few answers to that question, the first being the cast list (which I'll run down in a moment) and the second being a list of guest stars, since episodes revolved around one-shot characters who came and went. But any fan of the show would whittle it down to one actor: the opinionated, tough-as-leather Ward Bond.

In the series, which ran on NBC from 1957-62 before jumping to ABC and finishing out its run there in 1965, Bond played Major Seth Adams, who led the train each season from St. Louis to California with assistant wagon master Bill Hawks (Terry Wilson) and cook Charlie Wooster (Frank McGrath) by h read more


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