Legendary actor, Bob Hope, was born Leslie Townes Hope on May 29, 1903 in Eltham, London. Hope died at the age of 100 on Jul 27, 2003 in Toluca Lake, CA and was laid to rest in Mission San Fernando Rey de España Cemetery in Mission Hills, Los Angeles County, CA.
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He was honored with four stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Radio, Motion Pictures, Television and Live Performance. Bob Hope's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #67 on Feb 5, 1943. In addition, Hope was inducted into the TV Hall of Fame and Radio Hall of Fame and was immortalized on a US postal stamp in 2009. Hope was never nominated for an Academy Award. However he won five Honorary Awards in 1940, 1944, 1952, 1959 and 1965 for unique and distinguished service to our industry and the Academy. .
The Five Best FilmsBy Rick29 on Jul 8, 2018 From Classic Film & TV Cafe
John Greco, the classic movie blogger behind the delightful Twenty Four Frames, recently listed his favorite comedies of the 1940s. Not surprisingly, two of 's best efforts made the list. That got the Cafe staff thinking about our favorite movies starring Mr. Hope. So, here goes! Paulette... Read full article
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Celebrating this Month with a Special Giveaway! DVD/Blu-Ray Giveaway, Winners Choice of 5 Classics This month we celebrate legendary funny man, , with a very special giveaway, courtesy of our friends at Kino Lorber! We are happy to say that we have 10 DVDs/Blu-Ray... Read full article
An Interview with Audrey Dalton on Olivia & Joan, , and William CastleBy Rick29 on Mar 17, 2016 From Classic Film & TV Cafe
Born in Dublin in 1934, the beautiful and talented Audrey Dalton fashioned a film and television career that spanned three decades. In the 1950s, she acted alongside screen legends such as Olivia de Havilland and Richard Burton (My Cousin Rachel), (Casanova's Big Night), Barbara Stanwyck (T... Read full article
The Cat and the Canary (1939) withBy Greg Orypeck on Nov 5, 2015 From Classic Film Freak
Share This! . . . NOT FAR FROM NEW ORLEANS, THERE STILL EXIST, IN STRANGE SOLITUDE, THE BAYOUS OF LOUISIANA . . . By various means, by rowboat, motorboat or rather inexplicably appearing at the front door, seven people arrive at a spooky old mansion among cypress and oak trees heavily draped wit... Read full article
Ain't Afraid of No GhostsBy Rick29 on Oct 30, 2014 From Classic Film & TV Cafe
and Paulette Goddard. One of 's best films, The Ghost Breakers is a first-rate haunted house comedy that benefits from a funny script and a strong cast. Made in 1941, it reteams Hope and Paulette Goddard from the similar The Cat and the Canary (1939). Both movies features spooky se... Read full article
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Michael Joseph Valentine: Run? Do you think I'm yellow?
[after gunshot breaks glass]
Michael Joseph Valentine: Shake hands with a lemon!
Chester Hooton: As far as I'm concerned, this picture's over right now.
Henry Dimsdale: Boy, I've got to get you out of here. You're breathing too much of this detergent.
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