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Buck Privates Come Home (1947)

Approved | | Action, Comedy, Family | 4 April 1947 (USA)
Two ex-soldiers return from overseas--one of them having smuggled into the country a French orphan girl he has become attached to. They wind up running into their old sergeant--who hates ... See full summary »

Director:

Charles Barton (as Charles T. Barton)

Writers:

John Grant (screenplay), Frederic I. Rinaldo (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Bud Abbott ... Corporal Slicker Smith
Lou Costello ... Private Herbie Brown
Tom Brown ... Bill Gregory
Joan Shawlee ... Sylvia Hunter (as Joan Fulton)
Nat Pendleton ... Sergeant Collins
Beverly Simmons Beverly Simmons ... Yvonne (Evie) Lebru
Don Porter ... Captain Christie
Donald MacBride ... Police Captain
Don Beddoe ... Mr. Roberts
Charles Trowbridge ... Mr. Quince
Russell Hicks ... Mr. Appleby
Joe Kirk Joe Kirk ... Real Estate Salesman
Knox Manning ... Commentator
Milburn Stone ... Announcer
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Storyline

Two ex-soldiers return from overseas--one of them having smuggled into the country a French orphan girl he has become attached to. They wind up running into their old sergeant--who hates them--and getting involved with a race-car builder who's trying to find backers for a new midget racer he's building. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 April 1947 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Buck Privates Return See more »

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Budget:

$1,167,500 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Film debut (uncredited) of Russ Conway. See more »

Quotes

Bill Gregory: That's my car, hey Slick, who's racing my car?
Slicker Smith: I don't know, I'll ask Herbie... Herbie? Herbie can't drive!
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Follows Buck Privates (1941) See more »

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Sequel better than the original.
12 April 2006 | by maxcellus46See all my reviews

This happens extremely rarely but yes, this sequel to the original "Buck Privates" is better. Why? There's more of A&C in this one actually as opposed to the original which has more musical numbers in it and more of a romance subplot. In "Buck Privates Come Home" there's more typical A&C burlesque routines that made them famous in the first place. I'm speaking primarily of the 'ol "Floogle Street Sketch" and the story about Floogle Street and the Susquehannah Hat Company. Either the street name or the name of the hat company sets everyone off whenever Lou mentions them to passing pedestrians. It is pure classic comedy, of which apparently writers forgot how to do nowadays. I highly recommend this flick!


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