Francis Joins the WACS

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Francis Joins the WACS
VHS cover
Directed by Arthur Lubin
Produced by Leonard Goldstein
Written by Herbert Baker (story)
Devery Freeman
James B. Allardice
Dorothy Davenport (add. dialogue)
David Stern (characters)
Starring Donald O'Connor
Julie Adams
Mamie Van Doren
Chill Wills
Cinematography Irving Glassberg
Edited by Ted Kent
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release dates
  • July 30, 1954 (1954-07-30)
Running time
95 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Francis Joins the WACS is a 1954 Universal Pictures black-and-white comedy film produced by Leonard Goldstein and directed by Arthur Lubin. The film stars Donald O'Connor, Julie Adams, ZaSu Pitts, Mamie Van Doren, and Chill Wills in two roles, including the distinctive voice of Francis in voice-over.

This is the fifth film in Universal's Francis the Talking Mule comedy series and concerns Peter Stirling's return to the U.S. Army. A computer error assigns junior officer Stirling by mistake to the Women's Army Corps. Peter's old friend Francis once again helps him through his military and personal problems, including several stays in the base's psych ward!


Francis film series[edit]

DVD releases[edit]

The first four Francis films were released in 2004 by Universal Pictures on Region 1 and Region 4 DVD as The Adventures of Francis the Talking Mule Vol. 1; several years later, Universal released all 7 Francis films on three Region 1 and Region 4 discs as a DVD set.

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