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Film: “Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops”

Saturday, November 4 • 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

(Universal, 1955) Bud Abbott and Lou Costello’s prolific work on radio, film and television made them one of the most popular comedy teams of the 1940s and early 1950s. “Meet the Keystone Kops,” one of the team’s later movies film efforts, is set in 1912 and follows the exploits of Bud and Lou (as Harry ‘Slim’ Pierce and Willie ‘Tubby’ Piper) as they purchase the Edison Movie
Studio in Orange, New Jersey. When discovering that the seller, Joseph Gorman (Fred Clark), swindled them, they follow the grifter to Hollywood where he has assumed the identity of a European director at Snavely Pictures. 7:30 p.m. Free, at the Library of Congress Packard Campus Theater located at 19053 Mt. Pony Rd. in Culpeper, VA. No reservations taken.