Who’s On First? According To A Recent Poll, Abbott & Costello and Laurel & Hardy Are The Top Classic Comedy Teams

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Almost 6000 movie buffs voted in a poll centering on “Who’s Your Favorite Pre-1965 Movie Comedy Team?” at the MovieFanFare.com blog site.

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" The great thing about MovieFanFare.com is that film fans get to speak their minds and interact with other buffs." Ed Weiss, General Manager Movies Unlimited

Bud Abbott & Lou Costello ran neck-and-neck with Stan Laurel & Oliver Hardy to top the list of classic movie comedy teams in a poll, Who’s Your Favorite Pre-1965 Movie Comedy Team?

"The poll was very close for a few days after we first posted it," said Ed Weiss, general manager of Movies Unlimited. "But the comedy teams of Abbott & Costello and Laurel & Hardy eventually pulled away from the rest of the pack. The fact that so many people voted for these dynamic duos shows that movie fans take their comedy seriously." Fans of the site are hardcore movie collectors that prefer older classics to the newer films of today.

The runners-up in the poll are: The Marx Brothers, The Three Stooges, Bob Hope and Bing Crosby, Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, The Little Rascals, The Bowery Boys, Wheeler and Woolsey, Olsen and Johnson and The Ritz Brothers.

The MovieFanFare Blog is operated by Movies Unlimited, one of the world’s oldest and most reliable movie retailers. In addition to voting on their favorite comedy teams presented in a multiple choice poll, readers are welcome to comment on their choices, which spark many online debates at MovieFanFare.

MovieFanFare, known as "The Movie Collector’s Blog is operated by Movies Unlimited, one of the world’s oldest and most reliable movie retailers. In addition to voting on their favorite comedy teams presented in a multiple choice poll, readers are welcome to comment on their choices, which spark many online debates.

MovieFanFare also offers articles, essays, movie interviews, movie polls and about classic and current films and TV shows. The Movie Blog is administered by the staff at Movies Unlimited, the Philadelphia-based movie and DVD retailer, MovieFanFare.com is updated regularly and welcomes submissions from guest contributors.

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