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Wartime Comedies 8-Movie Collection

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8 Hilarious War Time Classics starring Bing Crosby Abbott & Costello, Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Charlton Heston, Tony Curtis and more! Buck Privates: Two con artists (Bud Abbott and Lou Costello) accidently enlist in the U.S. Army to avoid getting arrested. In the Navy: A pair of sailors (Bud Abbott and Lou Costello) must help a famous crooner keep his identity secret. Here Come the Waves: A popular entertainer (Bing Crosby) gets drafted in the Navy and immediately sails into choppy romantic seas with identical twin sisters. Hail the Conquering Hero: Ashamed for being discharged, an ex-Marine (Eddie Bracken) dupes his hometown into thinking he is a war hero. Caught in the Draft: Despite his efforts to avoid the draft, gun-shy movie star (Bob Hope) finds himself bungling his way through basic training. Francis Joins the WACS: A clerical mishap places ex-G.I. Peter (Donald O’Connor) back into the service…this time in the Woman’s Army Corps unit! Private War of Major Benson: After getting into trouble, a tough officer (Charlton Heston) is transferred to a military academy where he is horrified to learn his new recruits are young boys. The Perfect Furlough: A corporal (Tony Curtis) is granted a furlough for three weeks of fun and romance – including constant supervision by a beautiful military psychologist (Janet Leigh)!


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  • Actors: Bud Abbott, Eddie Bracken, Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Donald O'Connor
  • Directors: David Butler, Jerry Hopper, Arthur Lubin, Preston Sturges, Mark Sandrich
  • Writers: William Roberts, Devery Freeman, Richard Alan Simmons, James B. Allardice, Arthur T. Horman
  • Producers: Howard Pine, Ted Richmond, Alex Gottlieb, Preston Sturges, Mark Sandrich
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Black & White, Color, NTSC
  • Language: English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono)
  • Subtitles for the Hearing Impaired: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 2
  • Rated:
    NR
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  • Studio: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
  • DVD Release Date: May 19, 2015
  • Run Time: 747 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars 101 customer reviews
  • ASIN: B00TYZ3662
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #8,953 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
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