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Title 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.

Publication Info. Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 Granby, Main Library - New DVD Area  NEW CLASSIC DVD WAR Disc 1-2    Check Shelf
Edition Widescreen, [DVD].
Description 2 videodiscs (approximately 746 min.) : sound, black and white, color ; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1
System Details DVD, NTSC, region 1, dual layer format.
Language Soundtracks in English with optional English subtitles.
Cast Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Bing Crosby, Eddie Bracken, Bob Hope, Donald O'Connor, Charlton Heston, Tony Curtis, Janet Leigh.
Note Collective title from container; individual titles from title screens.
Originally released as a individual motion pictures between 1941 and 1958.
"8 movies"--Container.
Summary Eight comedies about war and military service.
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.).
Audience Not rated.
Subject Soldiers -- United States -- Drama.
Soldiers. (OCoLC)fst01125233
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Comedy films.
War films.
Military films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Comedy films. (OCoLC)fst01710291
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Feature films. (OCoLC)fst01710384
Fiction films. (OCoLC)fst01710264
Military films. (OCoLC)fst01710398
War films. (OCoLC)fst01710402
Added Author Abbott, Bud, 1897-1974, actor.
Costello, Lou, actor.
Crosby, Bing, 1903-1977, actor.
Bracken, Eddie, 1915-2002, actor.
Hope, Bob, 1903-2003, actor.
O'Connor, Donald, 1925-2003, actor.
Heston, Charlton, actor.
Curtis, Tony, 1925-2010, actor.
Leigh, Janet, actor.
Horman, Arthur T., 1905-1964, screenwriter.
Lubin, Arthur, 1901-1995, film director.
Grant, John, 1891-1955, screenwriter.
Sandrich, Mark, 1900-1945, film producer, film director.
Scott, Allan, 1906-1995, screenwriter.
Englund, Ken, screenwriter.
Myers, Zion, 1898-1948, screenwriter.
Sturges, Preston, screenwriter, film director.
Tugend, Harry, 1898-1989, screenwriter.
De Sylva, B. G. (Buddy Gard), 1896-1950, film producer.
Butler, David, 1894-1979, film director.
Freeman, Devery, 1913-2005, screenwriter.
Allardice, James B., 1919-1966, screenwriter.
Richmond, Ted, 1910-2013, film producer.
Roberts, William S., 1913-1997, screenwriter.
Simmons, Richard Alan, screenwriter.
Pine, Howard, 1917-1999, film producer.
Hopper, Jerry, 1907-1988, film director.
Shapiro, Stanley, screenwriter.
Arthur, Robert, 1909-1986, film producer.
Edwards, Blake, 1922-2010, film producer.
Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm), publisher.
Note Proof of purchase title: 8-movie wartime comedies collection
Title from container spine: Wartime comedies : 8-movie collection
Standard No. 025192277764
Music No. 61167398 Universal Studios Home Entertainment
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