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Lou"s on First

The Tragic Life of Hollywood"s Greatest Clown Warmly Recounted by his Youngest Child

by Chris Costello

  • 146 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by St. Martin"s Griffin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: film, television & music,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Entertainment & Performing Arts - Actors & Actresses,
  • Entertainment & Performing Arts - Comedians,
  • Performing Arts / Film / General,
  • Entertainment & Performing Arts - General,
  • Biography,
  • Comedians,
  • Costello, Lou,
  • Motion picture actors and actr,
  • Motion picture actors and actresses,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9321895M
    ISBN 100312499140
    ISBN 109780312499143
    OCLC/WorldCa71263055


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This book, Lou's on First, was written by his youngest daughter, Chris Costello, who had the inside track on home life with Lou, but who also had much knowledge concerning his career, and also knew much about the life of Bud Abbott (an included bonus, since I haven't seen much concerning the straight man)/5().

This book was written by Lou Costello's youngest daughter Chris. It was published in and provides a great behind the scenes look into the life of an enormously popular comedian.

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Lou's on First goes beyond Costello's clownish persona to explore his Pagliacci nature: the private demons behind the happy public face, the heartbreaking moments in an otherwise storybook marriage, the business ventures soured by unscrupulous managers, and the true nature of the breakup of his twenty-one-year partnership with Bud : Crossroad Press.

Lou's on First goes beyond Costello's clownish persona to explore his Pagliacci nature: the private demons behind the happy public face, the heartbreaking moments in an otherwise storybook marriage, the business ventures soured by unscrupulous managers, and the true nature of the breakup of his twenty-one-year partnership with Bud Abbott/5().

Chris Costello, author of "Lou's On First". The year will mark the 20th anniversary of my book a labor of love for a man who was simply my a tribute to think that this book is still in print and gathering a whole new generation of readers worldwide the Costello family thanks everyone for their continued support of the boys /5().

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