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Buck Privates (31-Jan-1941)

Director: Arthur Lubin

Writers: John Grant; Arthur T. Horman

Keywords: Comedy

Bud Abbott and Lou Costello, on run from the law, enlist in the Army only to find their boot camp drill instructor is the cop who was after them in the first place. Immensely popular; though it opened at the end of January 1941, no mention is made of the war. Received Oscar nominations for Best Score of a Musical, and Best Original Song, "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B."

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Bud Abbott
2-Oct-1895 24-Apr-1974 Half of Abbott and Costello
LaVerne Andrews
6-Jul-1911 8-May-1967 The Andrews Sisters
Maxene Andrews
3-Jan-1916 21-Oct-1995 The Andrews Sisters
Patty Andrews
16-Feb-1918 30-Jan-2013 The Andrews Sisters
Lee Bowman
28-Dec-1914 25-Dec-1979 Smash-Up
Lou Costello
6-Mar-1906 3-Mar-1959 Half of Abbott and Costello
Samuel S. Hinds
4-Apr-1875 13-Oct-1948 It's a Wonderful Life
Shemp Howard
4-Mar-1895 22-Nov-1955 Stooge who replaced Curly
Nat Pendleton
9-Aug-1895 12-Oct-1967 At the Circus
Nella Walker
6-Mar-1886 22-Mar-1971 Mack and Walker


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