Talking movies have been around for less than 100 years. The pioneers of comedy set the stage, if you will, for generations to follow. Abbott and Costello perfected the art of a straight man with a buffoonish clown.
Their act “Who’s On First” is a classic that never wears out. Bud Abbott and Lou Costello have perfect timing, perfect diction, and balanced visual support. The wit is unmatched by modern comedians.
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