He was one half of what many feel was the greatest comedy team of all time. Their first feature length film "Buck Privates" earned over 10 million dollars, which was a record for Universal Pictures. As a matter of fact, it was reported that their film "Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein," was the second highest grossing film for t1948, and saved the company from bankruptcy. Both he and his partner Bud Abbott have been inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame and a statue of Costello is proudly displayed in his hometown of Patterson, New Jersey. Hey Abbott...tonight we talk about the life and films of the one and only Louis Francis Cristillo known to the world as comedian Lou Costello.