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Buck Privates Come Home (1947)

Two ex-soldiers return from overseas--one of them having smuggled into the country a French orphan girl he has become attached to. They wind up running into their old sergeant--who hates ... See full summary »

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Two ex-soldiers return from overseas--one of them having smuggled into the country a French orphan girl he has become attached to. They wind up running into their old sergeant--who hates them--and getting involved with a race-car builder who's trying to find backers for a new midget racer he's building. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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They're Out of the Army!


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4 April 1947 (USA)  »

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Abbott e Costello Automobilistas  »

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$1,167,500 (estimated)
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Film debut (uncredited) of Russ Conway. See more »

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Man: Where does this little girl live?
Herbie Brown: Paris.
Slicker Smith: Marsailles.
Herbie Brown: Marsailles.
Slicker Smith: Paris.
Man: Paris and Marsailles?
Herbie Brown: Her mother is a traveling salesman.
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disappointing
14 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie just seems to cash in on the original film which was a big hit back in 1941 but the past couple of movies from Abbott and Costello were flops and this movie does seem to be just thrown together. I don't know if this movie was a hit or not but their careers didn't do that well until they started making their monster movies like Frankenstein and The Mummy. I can't believe Leonard Maltin actually gave this three stars and said it was better then the original. This movie stars right after the war in which they are going home but it turns out Costello brought a kid back on the boat and the kid is a foreign citizen and Costello tries to hide the kid, so she can't be deported. She is found out but escapes and winds up hiding out with Abbott and Costello and Nat Pendleton who was their captain in the army and now a cop is looking for the kid. The movie just doesn't work and does seem thrown together.


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