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Bing Crosby Tends to Dr. Cook's Garden

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Apr 16, 2018

Bing Crosby as Dr. Leonard Cook. Leonard Cook is a kindly small-town physician who has delivered most of the residents of Greenfield. Approaching age 70, he still makes house calls, works long hours, and is always willing to help raise funds for the community. There's just one problem: Dr. Cook may read more

Conversations with Classic Film Stars: about Bing Crosby and John Wayne – Exclusive Post by Authors James Bawden and Ron Miller

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Guest Post on Oct 10, 2016

THE GOLDEN AGE OF GOSSIP What Legendary Movie Stars Said about Each Other Part Four of a Four-Part Series The dominant musical movie star of the “golden age” surely was Bing Crosby, but not all his co-stars were big fans, most especially Dorothy Lamour, his leading lady in the highly popular series read more

Classic Symbiotic Collaborations Blogathon: Bing Crosby, David Butler and Their Movies

Caftan Woman Posted by Caftan Woman on Jan 23, 2016

Bing Crosby, David Butler, Bob Hope, visitor Joel McCrea on set of Road to Morocco from Getty Images Theresa Brown aka CineMaven has challenged us with a blogathon dedicated to those director/actor pairings that bring magic to the movies.  The Classic Symbiotic Collaborations blogathon runs read more

Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby

Movie Classics Posted by Judy on Dec 10, 2015

Happy Holidays with Bing and Frank This piece is my first contribution to the Sinatra Centennial blogathon, which I’m proudly co-hosting with Emily at The Vintage Cameo. I’m also hoping to put a second piece up before the event ends on Sunday! They might have only co-starred in two movie read more

Classic Movie Travels: The Bing Crosby Collection

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on May 6, 2015

 Bing’s Spokane and  Gonzaga University… I’d like to take us to the Pacific Northwest to explore the life of an iconic crooner—Tacoma’s Bing Crosby. Bing, or Harry Lillis Crosby Jr., was the fourth of seven children born to brewery bookkeeper Harry Lillis Crosby Sr. and his wife, read more

Warner Archive: Bing Crosby Croons in Just for You (1952) and Here Comes the Groom (1951)

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Jan 7, 2015

I was delighted when Warner Archive announced that it would be reissuing its duo-pack of Bing Crosby/Jane Wyman musicals. The first time I checked out Just For You and Here Comes the Groom, I was researching for an interview with Robert Arthur, one of the juvenile actors in the former, for a profile read more

Bing Crosby

Hometowns to Hollywood Posted by Annette Bochenek on Jul 17, 2014

“If I’m going to get by in pictures, it’s going to be as a singer, with about as much acting as you would expect from a guy standing in front of a microphone.” –Bing Crosby When I think of live entertainment in the early 20th century, my thoughts immediately fly to images of packed theaters read more

Paw Pix: Bing Crosby

Classic Cinema Gold Posted by Art on Jan 29, 2012

Bing Crosby relaxing with his friends!! Share: • Posted by Art • Sunday, January 29th, 2012 at 4:43 pm • (0) Comment Bing Crosby classic photos dog lover Paw Pix read more

Bing Crosby and Friends

Classic Cinema Gold Posted by Art on May 3, 2011

Bing Crosby, a multimedia star was among leaders in record sales, radio ratings, and motion picture grosses throughout most of his career. As a singer, with over 190 soundtracks and recordings to his credit and over half a billion records in circulation, he was one of the best-selling recording arti read more

“Road To Singapore” – Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour

Classic Cinema Gold Posted by Art on Apr 18, 2011

Ready For Fun, Fight, or a South Seas Romance!!   “Road to Singapore” is a 1940 Paramount Pictures film starring Bing Crosby, Dorothy Lamour, and Bob Hope, and was the first of the seven successful “Road” movies starring the three actors. The movie also stars Judith Gar read more

Blue Skies – Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Joan Caulfield

Classic Cinema Gold Posted by Art on Mar 19, 2011

Blue Skies (1946 Paramount Pictures) is a star studded musical comedy starring Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Joan Caulfield, Olga San Juan, and Billy de Wolfe. The music, lyrics, and story are by Irving Berlin. The movie is narrated by Jed Potter (Astaire) as he looks back on a love triangle between read more

TV Tuesday: Bing Crosby for Ford

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Jun 8, 2010

Man would I love to know who wrote the script for this Ford Thunderbird commercial with Bing Crosby. He extols the virtues of this "horseless carriage" with space in the trunk for a "four huntin' dogs, a brace of decoys and a case of. . .well, it's pretty roomy" and praises the "telescopic read more

TV Tuesday: Sammy Davis Jr. and Bing Crosby Shill for Shell

Classic Movies Posted by KC on May 11, 2010

I love the distinctly different ways Sammy Davis Jr. and Bing Crosby approach these British Shell ads. Sammy is jazzy and  high energy:   Bing is laid back and smooth:   I think it's interesting that you only hear Bing in his ad, whereas Sammy is visi read more

Monday Serenade: Grace Kelly and Bing Crosby

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Nov 16, 2009

This song from High Society (1956) has been running through my head ever since Grace Kelly's birthday last week. Kelly and Bing Crosby were awarded platinum records for their popular rendition of True Love, though some sources, including this article in the Telegraph, and the IMDB cla read more

Monday Serenade: Young Bing Crosby

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Aug 10, 2009

Here’s a very young, but polished Bing Crosby making his film debut in Reaching for the Moon (1930). He sings When the Folks High-up Do the Mean Low-down with Bebe Daniels and June MacCloy in the midst of a wild party scene. Despite this clip, the movie isn’t a musical, but a rom read more

Bing Crosby

Caftan Woman Posted by Caftan Woman on May 1, 2008

1903 - 1977Well, folks, May 3rd is here. The day all fans celebrate the birth of Bing Crosby. Let the merriment be unconfined. Let there be cake, and listening to records and watching of movies, and searching of YouTube. How is this different from every other day of the year? Oh, yes, the cake!Favou read more