Make an Offer Today and Get a Quick Response! Take a Look at This Week's Specials! ABBOTT & COSTELLO (LOU COSTELLO) - CHECK SIGNED 12/27/1945 - HFSID 343438. 1503 drawn from the account of Lou Costello at Bank of America in Studio City, California.They mastered the straight man/clown relationship, creating a magical chemistry that took them from vaudeville and burlesque to radio, Broadway, film and television. Abbott and Costello were also guest hosts of NBC's hour-long live variety show, The Colgate Comedy Hour , seven times between 1951 and 1954.
Their Who's on First? Routine is enshrined in the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Abbott and Costello split up in 1957 after troubles with the Internal Revenue Service left both men broke. The Motion Picture Relief Fund was founded in 1921 to assist ill and needy film industry veterans, as expressed in its motto: We take care of our own. As President of the Fund from 1939 until his death in 1956, film and radio star Jean Hersholt conceived Hollywood Star Stamps as a fundraising method.Now called the Motion Picture and Television Fund, the non-profit organization funds its own hospital and retirement home. It confers the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award annually at the Academy Awards ceremony to an individual in the motion picture industry whose humanitarian efforts have brought credit to the industry. Perforations on top and left edges. See more material from these signers. See more listings in our ACTORS & ACTRESSES (11,072).
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The item "ABBOTT & COSTELLO (LOU COSTELLO) CHECK SIGNED 12/27/1945" is in sale since Saturday, February 11, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Autographs\Television".
The seller is "historydirect" and is located in Las Vegas, NV. This item can be shipped worldwide.