Buck Privates

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Buck Privates ★★½ Rookies 1941

Abbott and Costello star as two dimwitted tie salesmen, running from the law, who become buck privates during WWII. The duo's first great success, and the film that established the formula for each subsequent film. 84m/B VHS, DVD . Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Shemp Howard, Lee Bowman, Alan Curtis, The Andrews Sisters; D: Arthur Lubin; W: Arthur T. Horman, John Grant; C: Milton Krasner; M: Charles Previn.