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Buck Privates

Directed by Arthur Lubin
1941    84m    Not Rated
Comedy, Musical, War,
Bud and Lou enlist in the army in order to escape being hauled off to jail, and soon find themselves in basic training. To their dismay, the company's drill instructor is none other than the cop who was all set to run them off to the hoosegow in the first place! The boys end up having a whale of a time getting under the skin of their humourless nemesis.
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Cast of Buck Privates
  • Bud AbbottSlicker Smith
  • Lou CostelloHerbie Brown
  • Lee BowmanRandolph Parker III
  • Jane FrazeeJudy Gray
  • Alan CurtisBob Martin
  • Nat PendletonSgt. Michael Collins
  • Laverne AndrewsLaverne Andrews
  • Maxene AndrewsMaxene Andrews
  • Patty AndrewsPatty Andrews
  • Samuel S. HindsMaj. Gen. Emerson
  • Harry StrangSgt. Callahan
  • Nella WalkerMrs. Parker II
  • Leonard ElliottHenry
  • Shemp HowardChef
  • M.J. FrankovichAnnouncer
  • Dora ClementMiss Durling - Camp Hostess
  • Jean BrooksCamp Hostess
  • Janet WarrenCamp Hostess
  • Kay LeslieCamp Hostess
  • Nina OrlaCamp Hostess
  • Dorothy DarrellCamp Hostess
  • Al BillingsTough Fighter - Maguire's Replacement (uncredited)
  • Stanley BlystoneRecruiting Sergeant (uncredited)
  • John ButlerSupply Sergeant (uncredited)
  • John CasonFighter (uncredited)
  • Charles ColemanEdmunds (uncredited)
  • Tom ColemanArmy Officer (uncredited)
  • Dean CollinsDancer (uncredited)
  • Frank CookHarmonica and Guitar Player (uncredited)
  • Pat CostelloRecruit Who Slugs Herbie (uncredited)
  • Frankie DolanFighter (uncredited)
  • Kenne DuncanSergeant on Sidewalk with Sgt. Collins (uncredited)
  • Franklyn FarnumOfficer (uncredited)
  • James FlavinRecruiting Sergeant (uncredited)
  • Lloyd FordFighter (uncredited)
  • Harold GoodwinSergeant Leading Recruits Through Train Station (uncredited)
  • William GouldRecruiting Major (uncredited)
  • Frankie GrandettaPvt. Maguire - Small Boxer (uncredited)
  • Eddie HallCraps Player on Train (uncredited)
  • William HallCorporal (uncredited)
  • Buddy HarrisTrain Porter (uncredited)
  • Jerome HarteCorporal (uncredited)
  • George HoaglandFight Spectator (uncredited)
  • J. Anthony HughesCapt. Williams (uncredited)
  • Selmer JacksonCapt. Johnson (uncredited)
  • Charles King Jr.Cadet (uncredited)
  • Jimmie LucasCorporal (uncredited)
  • George MagrillPatrol Car Driver (uncredited)
  • Jewel McGowanDancer (uncredited)
  • Bud MercerCadet (uncredited)
  • Lyle MoraineLt. Poole (uncredited)
  • Will MorganLieutenant (uncredited)
  • Jack MulhallMedical Examiner (uncredited)
  • Nell O'DayCamp Hostess (uncredited)
  • Frank PennySgt. Marks (uncredited)
  • Jack PerrinConductor (uncredited)
  • Hugh PrinceHenry (uncredited)
  • Don RayeDick Burnette (uncredited)
  • Tom ReedLieutenant (uncredited)
  • Bob ReevesConductor (uncredited)
  • Franklin D. RooseveltPresident Roosevelt (archive footage) (uncredited)
  • Stanley SmithCorporal (uncredited)
  • Henry L. StimsonSecretary of State (archive footage) (uncredited)
  • Tom TylerBoxing Match Ring Announcer (uncredited)
  • Frankie VanSecond at Boxing Match (uncredited)
  • Robert WayneLieutenant (uncredited)
  • Douglas WoodRandolph Parker II (uncredited)
  • Carleton YoungSupply Sergeant (uncredited)
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