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8g0971 ABBOTT & COSTELLO MEET CAPTAIN KIDD 4 LCs 1953 pirates Bud & Lou, Charles Laughton, Brooke!

Date Sold 4/15/2021
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4 Original Vintage Theatrical Movie Lobby Cards (LCs; measure 11" x 14" [28 x 36 cm]) (Learn More)

Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd, the 1953 Charles Lamont seafaring pirate sailing adventure screwball comedy ("Ahoy! A Howl!"; "They're Raising Cain on the Bounding Main!"; "You can have the galleons... Just give us the gals."; "Warner Bros' new super-riot in SUPERcineCOLOR"; "It's One Big Roar from Shore to Shore!"; "Salty songs! Saucy Babes! And that Spicy Songstress - introducing Fran Warren"; "Yo, ho, ho, and a barrel of fun!"; "Written by Howard Dimsdale and John Grant") starring Bud Abbott, Lou Costello (Abbott and Costello), Charles Laughton (in the title role as Captain Kidd; billed as "Co-starring the mighty 'Mutiny' man as 'Captain Kidd' - Charles Laughton"), Hillary Brooke, Bill Shirley, Leif Erickson, Fran Warren (billed as "Introducing Fran Warren"), and Harry Wilson
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Important Added Info: Note that this set, and 24 others (which are each in their own auction) come to us from a collector who started collecting DECADES ago, and at that time he was looking to acquire every Abbott and Costello lobby card! We are offering 25 complete and incomplete Abbott and Costello sets from his collection in 25 separate auctions. For those who like Abbott and Costello (and who doesn't?) this is a great opportunity to buy lobby cards from many of their movies!

Condition: good to very good. Card #4 and card #3 have tears at right that have been repaired with tape from the back. Card #3 also has some slight discoloration scattered along portions of the lower edge. Please see our super-sized images to get a good sense of the condition of these items prior to placing a bid.
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