Buck Privates

Universal (1941)
Comedy, Music, Musical
USA | English | Black/White | 1h 24min

Petty con artists, Bud & Lou mistakenly join the Army evading the cops. The cop chasing them winds up as their drill instructor. A rich young man and his former working class chauffeur are not only in the same unit, they're vying for a pretty girl who seems attracted to both.

Cast View all

Bud Abbott Slicker Smith
Lou Costello Herbie Brown
Samuel S. Hinds Maj. Gen. Emerson
Shemp Howard Chef
Nella Walker Mrs. Randolph Parker II
Nat Pendleton Sgt. Michael Collins
Harry Strang Sgt. Callahan
Lee Bowman Randolph Parker III
Alan Curtis Bob Martin
Patty Andrews Herself
Laverne Andrews Herself
Maxene Andrews Herself
Samuel S. Hinds Maj. Gen. Emerson
Jean Brooks Camp Hostess
Dora Clement Miss Durling

Crew View all

Director Arthur Lubin
Writer John Grant, Arthur T. Horman, Arthur T. Horman
Producer Alex Gottlieb
Photography Jerome Ash, Milton R. Krasner
Musician Charles Previn


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