The Phil Silvers Show (1955–1959)
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The Recruiting Sergeant 

Bilko gets a hot tip for a horse race in New York. He is broke and concerned he doesn't have enough money to take advantage of the situation. But as always he has a plan.

Director:

Al De Caprio

Writers:

Nat Hiken (created by), Nat Hiken | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Phil Silvers ... MSgt. Ernest G. Bilko
Harvey Lembeck ... Cpl. Rocco Barbella
Paul Ford ... Col. John T. Hall
Allan Melvin ... Cpl. Steve Henshaw
Hope Sansberry ... Mrs. Nell Hall
Paul Lipson Paul Lipson ... Lonesome Sam
Robert Shawley ... Feldman (as Bob Shawley)
George McIver George McIver ... The Marching Rookie
Tony Galento Tony Galento ... Little Pete
Walter Cartier Walter Cartier ... Pvt. Claude Dillingham (credit only)
Herbie Faye ... Cpl. Sam Fender (as Herby Faye) (credit only)
Bernard Fein Bernard Fein ... Pvt. Gomez (as Bernie Fein) (credit only)
Mickey Freeman ... Pvt. Fielding Zimmerman (credit only)
Maurice Gosfield Maurice Gosfield ... Pvt. Duane Doberman
Jack Healy Jack Healy ... Pvt. Mullen (credit only)
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Storyline

Bilko gets a hot tip for a horse race in New York. He is broke and concerned he doesn't have enough money to take advantage of the situation. But as always he has a plan.

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Genres:

Comedy | Family

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 April 1956 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Connections

References Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) See more »

Soundtracks

You're In The Army Now
(uncredited)
Music by Isham Jones
Lyrics by Tell Taylorand Ole Olsen
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