Wartime comedies : Buck privates ; In the Navy ; Here come the Waves ; Hail the conquering hero ; Caught in the draft ; Francis joins the WACs ; The private war of Major Benson ; The perfect furlough
DVD
2015
3 available of 3 items

Eight comedies about war and military service.

Item Details
Subjects:
Soldiers -- United States -- Drama.
Genre:
Comedy films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Military films.
War films.
Other Authors:
Abbott, Bud, 1897-1974, actor.
Allardice, James B., 1919-1966, screenwriter.
Arthur, Robert, 1909-1986, film producer.
Bracken, Eddie, 1915-2002, actor.
Butler, David, 1894-1979, film director.
Costello, Lou, actor.
Crosby, Bing, 1903-1977, actor.
Curtis, Tony, 1925-2010, actor.
De Sylva, B. G. (Buddy Gard), 1896-1950, film producer.
Edwards, Blake, 1922-2010, film producer.
Englund, Ken, screenwriter.
Freeman, Devery, 1913-2005, screenwriter.
Grant, John, 1891-1955, screenwriter.
Heston, Charlton, actor.
Hope, Bob, 1903-2003, actor.
Hopper, Jerry, 1907-1988, film director.
Horman, Arthur T., 1905-1964, screenwriter.
Leigh, Janet, actor.
Lubin, Arthur, 1901-1995, film director.
Myers, Zion, 1898-1948, screenwriter.
O'Connor, Donald, 1925-2003, actor.
Pine, Howard, 1917-1999, film producer.
Richmond, Ted, 1910-2013, film producer.
Roberts, William S., 1913-1997, screenwriter.
Sandrich, Mark, 1900-1945, film producer, film director.
Scott, Allan, 1906-1995, screenwriter.
Shapiro, Stanley, screenwriter.
Simmons, Richard Alan, screenwriter.
Sturges, Preston, screenwriter, film director.
Tugend, Harry, 1898-1989, screenwriter.
Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm), publisher.
Edition:
Widescreen.
Description:
2 videodiscs (approximately 746 min.) : sound, black and white, color ; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical
videodisc
NTSC
video file DVD video region 1
Target Audience Note:
CHVR: NR
Other Title:
Proof of purchase title: 8-movie wartime comedies collection
Title from container spine: Wartime comedies : 8-movie collection
Notes:
Collective title from container; individual titles from title screens.
Originally released as a individual motion pictures between 1941 and 1958.
"8 movies"--Container.
Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Bing Crosby, Eddie Bracken, Bob Hope, Donald O'Connor, Charlton Heston, Tony Curtis, Janet Leigh.
DVD, NTSC, region 1, dual layer format.
Soundtracks in English with optional English subtitles.
Contents:
[disc 1]. Buck privates / Universal presents ; original screen play Arthur T. Horman ; directed by Arthur Lubin (1941; 85 min.)
In the navy / Universal presents ; screenplay, Arthur T. Horman, John Grant ; directed by Arthur Lubin (1941; 86 min.)
Here come the Waves / a Mark Sandrich production ; original screen play by Allan Scott, Ken Englund and Zion Myers ; produced and directed by Mark Sandrich (1944; 99 min.)
Hail the conquering hero / a Paramount picture ; written and directed by Preston Sturges (1944; 101 min.).
[disc 2]. Caught in the draft / a Paramount picture ; original story and screen play by Harry Tugend ; produced by B.G. DeSylva ; directed by David Butler (1941; 82 min.)
Francis joins the WACs / Universal-International presents ; screenplay by Devery Freeman and James B. Allardice ; produced by Ted Richmond ; directed by Arthur Lubin (1954; 95 min.)
The private war of Major Benson / Universal-International presents ; screenplay by William Roberts and Richard Alan Simmons ; produced by Howard Pine ; directed by Jerry Hopper (1955; 105 min.)
The perfect furlough / Universal-International presents ; written by Stanley Shapiro ; produced by Robert Arthur ; directed by Blake Edwards (1958; 93 min.).
Publisher or Distributor Number:
61167398
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