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Francis Joins the WACS (1954)

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95 min | Comedy, Fantasy

Peter Stirling (with his old friend the talking mule) is recalled to active duty...in the WACs!
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Writers
Herbert Baker (story) | Devery Freeman | James B. Allardice | Dorothy Davenport (additional dialogue) (as Dorothy Reid) | David Stern (character)
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Editors
Ted J. Kent | Russell F. Schoengarth (as Russell Schoengarth)
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Updated Jul 30, 1954

Release date
Jul 30, 1954 (United States)

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54 cast members
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Donald O'Connor
Peter Stirling Peter Stirling   See fewer
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Julie Adams
Capt. Jane Parker (as Julia Adams) Capt. Jane Parker (as Julia Adams)   See fewer
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Chill Wills
Gen. Benjamin Kaye / Francis the Talking Mule (voice) Gen. Benjamin Kaye / Francis the Talking Mule (voice)   See fewer
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Mamie Van Doren
Cpl. Bunky Hilstrom Cpl. Bunky Hilstrom   See fewer
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Lynn Bari
Maj. Louise Simpson Maj. Louise Simpson   See fewer
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Zasu Pitts
Lt. Valerie Humpert Lt. Valerie Humpert   See fewer
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Joan Shawlee
Sgt. Kipp Sgt. Kipp   See fewer
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Allison Hayes
Lt. Dickson Lt. Dickson   See fewer
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Elsie Holmes
Bessie Bessie   See fewer
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Anthony Radecki
General's Aide General's Aide   See fewer
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Olan Soule
Capt. Creavy, Psychiatrist Capt. Creavy, Psychiatrist   See fewer
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Molly
Francis (as Francis the Talking Mule) Francis (as Francis the Talking Mule)   See fewer
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Richard Deems
Jeep Driver Jeep Driver   See fewer
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Patti McKay
Lt. Burke Lt. Burke   See fewer
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Joel Allen
Military Policeman (uncredited) Military Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dan Barton
Corporal MacDonald (uncredited) Corporal MacDonald (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bobette Bentley
WAC Military Policewoman (uncredited) WAC Military Policewoman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Henry Blair
Tommy - Bank Messenger (uncredited) Tommy - Bank Messenger (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lyle Bond
Announcer (uncredited) Announcer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Bray
Military Police Sgt. Kreuger (uncredited) Military Police Sgt. Kreuger (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rye Butler
Leader (uncredited) Leader (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Close
Military Policeman (uncredited) Military Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Coffey
Patrol Leader (uncredited) Patrol Leader (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kathleen Dennis
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frances Farwell
Husky WAC (uncredited) Husky WAC (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anthony Garcen
Patrol Leader (uncredited) Patrol Leader (uncredited)   See fewer
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Phil Garris
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Grant
Patrol Leader (uncredited) Patrol Leader (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Haines
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Michael Hall
George (uncredited) George (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ed Haskett
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Bonnie Henjum
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James Hyland
Newspaper Man (uncredited) Newspaper Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mitchell Kowall
Patrol Leader (uncredited) Patrol Leader (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Kruger
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Harold Lockwood
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Herbert Lytton
Sgt., Army Photo Developer (uncredited) Sgt., Army Photo Developer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Muriel Mansell
WAC Military Policewoman (uncredited) WAC Military Policewoman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Danna McGraw
WAC Sergeant (uncredited) WAC Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tyler McVey
Referee (uncredited) Referee (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carl O'Bryan
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Voltaire Perkins
Jack - Reporter (uncredited) Jack - Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Phillips
Fred (uncredited) Fred (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Phipps
Cpl., Jeep Driver #1 (uncredited) Cpl., Jeep Driver #1 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jeanne Shores
WAC Corporal (uncredited) WAC Corporal (uncredited)   See fewer
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Barbara Smith
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bert Stevens
John - General's Caddy (uncredited) John - General's Caddy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jeanne Tatum
Sergeant (uncredited) Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rusty Wescoatt
Railroad Brakeman (uncredited) Railroad Brakeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stuart Wilson
Captain (uncredited) Captain (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Woody
Blue Soldier (uncredited) Blue Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lynn Wright
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6.8 / 10 | 288 votes