The Resource Abbott & Costello in the Catskills : 1930's Borscht Belt variety show, (electronic resource)

Abbott & Costello in the Catskills : 1930's Borscht Belt variety show, (electronic resource)

Label
Abbott & Costello in the Catskills : 1930's Borscht Belt variety show
Title
Abbott & Costello in the Catskills
Title remainder
1930's Borscht Belt variety show
Title variation
Abbott and Costello in the Catskills
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Abbott & Costello in the Catskills is an authentic recreation of a 1930s Borscht Belt variety show, recorded before a live audience in the Catskills. In this New Oldtime Radio Hour, Lou Costello (Bob Greenberg) follows Bud Abbott (Joe Bevilacqua) to the Catskills when Abbott is hired as sole Master of Ceremonies of a Borscht Belt variety show. Meanwhile, guest stars George Burns and Cab Calloway miss their train, forcing Abbott to sing and dance in their place! Guest stars that do show up include Gracie Allen (Lorie Kellogg), Harpo Marx (Kenny Savoy), Ruth Waters (DeLois House), and Sophie Tucker, Last of the Red Hot Mamas (Teri Paris). Musical numbers are performed by Ukulele Elaine & The Hurleyville Ukulele Orchestra, Banjo Steve Levine, and Leon Sandow and His Columbia Captivators: Leon Hilfstein (piano), Buddy Allen (saxophone), and Bill Margargle (drums). Comedy sketches performed include "Lambchops" (Bud Abbott and Gracie Allen) and "Who's on First?" (Bud Abbott and Lou Costello). During the curtain call, Bud Abbott sings "Minnie the Moocher."
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by a full cast
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bevilacqua, Joe
  • Kellogg, Lorie
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Variety shows (Radio programs)
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Abbott & Costello in the Catskills : 1930's Borscht Belt variety show, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT10935805
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (55 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781483095875
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10935805
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Abbott & Costello in the Catskills : 1930's Borscht Belt variety show, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT10935805
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (55 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781483095875
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10935805
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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