Buck Privates
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Buck Privates
Filmed on a B-picture budget, Buck Privates was Universal's biggest box-office hit of 1941, firmly securing the movie popularity of the studio's hot new team of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello. The story is fairly evenly divided between the antics of Bud and Lou-here cast as sidewalk salesmen Slicker Smith and Herbie Brown-and the romantic triangle involving Randolph Parker III (Lee Bowman), Judy Gray (Jane Frazee) and Bob Martin (Alan Curtis). Escaping the wrath of policeman Mike Collins (Nat Pendleton), Slicker and Herbie duck into a nearby movie theater, which unbeknownst to them has… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"This funny comedy, one of the most popular pictures of 1941, established Abbott and Costello as commercial comedic duo for a decade."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"More an assembly of funny sketches, Buck Privates still plays very funny without much of a story behind it."
‑ Kevin Carr, 7M Pictures
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