Caught in the Draft

Directed by David Butler

Year: 1941
Running Time: 82
Color Type: B&W
Aspect Ratio: 1.37:1
Country: U.S.
Language: English
Genres: Comedy
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Caught in the Draft

Cast
Bob Hope
Dorothy Lamour
Eddie Bracken
Lynne Overman
Clarence Kolb
Paul Hurst

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Directed by David Butler


Comedy legend Bob Hope (The Ghost Breakers) once again teams up with his “Road to” co-star Dorothy Lamour (My Favorite Brunette) in this hilarious comedy directed by David Butler (Road to Morocco). Hope plays gun-shy movie star Don Bolton who, despite his concerted efforts to avoid the draft, nevertheless gets caught in it. Despite being the worst of soldiers, Don ends up being hailed as a hero and then looks to win the heart of the colonel’s gorgeous daughter (Lamour). Beautifully shot in glorious black-and-white by the great Karl Struss (Sunrise) and co-starring Eddie Bracken (Hail the Conquering Hero).

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