Private Buckaroo

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"IT JUMPS! IT JIVES! It rocks with red hot rhythm!"
  • Passed
  • 1942
  • 1 hr 8 min
  • 5.9  (556)

Private Buckaroo is a 1942 musical comedy film that revolves around the story of a group of young soldiers stationed at a training camp during World War II. Produced by Universal Pictures, the film features an ensemble cast including Harry James, Patty Andrews, Maxene Andrews, and Dick Foran, among others. The film follows the lives of a group of young men who have volunteered for service in the United States Army during World War II. They are stationed at a training camp where they are being prepared for deployment to the front lines. The soldiers, who come from a variety of backgrounds, bond over their shared experiences and form tight-knit friendships.

The story is centered around Private Steve Bentley (Dick Foran), a soldier who comes from a musical family and dreams of performing with his band when he returns home from the war. Steve is in love with a singer named Margaret (Jennifer Holt), whom he met before being drafted.

The soldiers are frequently entertained by musical performances, and the film features several musical numbers, including performances by Harry James and his orchestra, The Andrews Sisters, and Joe E. Lewis.

Despite the lighthearted tone of the film, it does not shy away from the realities of war. Several scenes depict the soldiers undergoing rigorous training and participating in drills in preparation for battle. The film also touches on the sacrifices that the soldiers and their families must make during wartime.

Overall, Private Buckaroo is a spirited and entertaining film that combines comedy, music, and drama to tell the story of young soldiers preparing to serve their country during a time of great conflict. The film offers a nostalgic look back at a pivotal moment in American history and reminds viewers of the sacrifices made by those who served during World War II.

Private Buckaroo is a 1942 musical with a runtime of 1 hour and 8 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.9.

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    1 hr 8 min
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    5.9  (556)