The Biggest Box Office Attraction of the 1940s

The 1940s had some big movie stars. The pin up girls: Lana Turner, Dorothy Lamour, Betty Grable, Rita Hayworth. ┬áThe handsome and dashing leading men: Errol Flynn, Clark Gable, Tyrone Power, John Wayne. But no star was bigger at the box office than the two comics — Bud Abbott and Lou Costello — pictured above. […]