TV Movie | | Biography, Drama
Part of a cycle of movies made during the mid-to-late 1970s about Tinseltown, Old Hollywood and its Golden Age including the Silent Film era. The pictures include Fedora (1978), Inserts (1975), Valentino (1977), Nickelodeon (1976), Silent Movie (1976), The Wild Party (1975), The Last Tycoon (1976), Hearts of the West (1975), The Day of the Locust (1975), The World's Greatest Lover (1977), Gable and Lombard (1976), Goodbye, Norma Jean (1976), Bud and Lou (1978), and W.C. Fields and Me (1976). Bogie (1980) and Mommie Dearest (1981) would soon follow as well.
Hey Eddie, I've had a lot of strawberry malteds in my life you know that? Out of all of them I've ever had, boy Eddie this one's the best.
In the movie, when Abbott & Costello first team up, they agree to split the money 50/50. That is not true. The split was 60/40 in Abbott's favor, because he had been in the business longer and knew his way around; Costello was still relatively new, so he agreed to it.