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Interview with Jerry Mathers: Working with Hitch, Playing the Beaver, and How Bob Hope Saved His Life

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Feb 11, 2019

Young Jerry Mathers. Born on June 2, 1948 in Sioux City, Iowa, Jerry Mathers' acting career began at the age of two when he appeared in a Pet Condensed Milk commercial with Ed Wynn on The Colgate Comedy Hour. He graduated to film roles later in the 1950s, acting alongside Bob Hope, Shirley MacLaine read more

The Five Best Bob Hope Films

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Jul 8, 2018

John Greco, the classic movie blogger behind the delightful Twenty Four Frames, recently listed his favorite comedies of the 1940s. Not surprisingly, two of Bob Hope's best efforts made the list. That got the Cafe staff thinking about our favorite movies starring Mr. Hope. So, here goes! Pau read more

Kino Lorber Bob Hope DVD and Blu-Ray Classic Film Giveaway (August)

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Jul 30, 2017

Celebrating Bob Hope this Month with a Special Giveaway! DVD/Blu-Ray Giveaway, Winner’s Choice of 5 Bob Hope Classics This month we celebrate legendary funny man, Bob Hope, with a very special giveaway, courtesy of our friends at Kino Lorber! We are happy to say that we have 10 Bob Hope DVDs/Blu-Ray read more

An Interview with Audrey Dalton on Olivia & Joan, Bob Hope, and William Castle

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Mar 17, 2016

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), Bob Hope (Casanova's Big Night), Barbara Stanwyck (T read more

The Cat and the Canary (1939) with Bob Hope

Classic Film Freak Posted by Greg Orypeck on Nov 5, 2015

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 read more

Bob Hope Ain't Afraid of No Ghosts

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Oct 30, 2014

Bob Hope and Paulette Goddard. One of Bob Hope'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 spoo read more

The Best Films of Bob Hope

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Jul 31, 2014

1. Road to Morocco 2. Son of Paleface 3. Road to Utopia 4. My Favorite Blonde 5. The Paleface 6. Road to Rio 7. Road to Singapore 8. The Ghost Breakers 9. The Cat and the Canary 10. Road to Zanzibar 11. The Big Broadcast of 1938 12. My Favorite Brunette read more

The Best Films of Bob Hope

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Jul 31, 2014

1. Road to Morocco 2. Son of Paleface 3. Road to Utopia 4. My Favorite Blonde 5. The Paleface 6. Road to Rio 7. Road to Singapore 8. The Ghost Breakers 9. The Cat and the Canary 10. Road to Zanzibar 11. The Big Broadcast of 1938 12. My Favorite Brunette read more

Happy Birthday Bob Hope!

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on May 29, 2013

Happy Birthday to the great Bob Hope, one of the most iconic entertainers that the world has ever known. He was known in radio, as a host at the Oscars, in USO tours, on television, in movies, and even as a golfer. He starred in the popular Road Series with Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour and he had read more

Happy Birthday Bob Hope!

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on May 29, 2013

Happy Birthday to the great Bob Hope, one of the most iconic entertainers that the world has ever known. He was known in radio, as a host at the Oscars, in USO tours, on television, in movies, and even as a golfer. He starred in the popular Road Series with Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour and he had read more

'Til Death Do Us Part ~ Bob Hope and Dolores Hope

Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog Posted by Google profile on Jun 3, 2012

About MeBlogger, Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog and more. Please add my Google profile to your circles. Bob Hope and Dolores Hope Married 69 years Not only is it incredible that they were married for nearly seven decades, they both became centenarians! Bob Hope died at the age of 1 read more

Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Bob Hope

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on May 29, 2012

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Bob Hope, born today,           May 29 in 1903! As Actor, Bob Hope won FIVE non-competitive Academy Awards: 1941 Honorary Award: In recognition of his unselfish services to the motion picture industry (special silver plaque) 1945 Honorary Award: For his read more

Loving Lucy Blogathon: Lucy and Bob Hope

Caftan Woman Posted by Caftan Woman on Aug 4, 2011

True Classics is hosting a blogathon salute to Lucille Ball on the occasion of the centenary of her birth on August 6. In Caftan Woman's universe Lucy has a prime spot on the ruling counsel. A few years ago, Carlton Cards issued a Bob Hope Christmas ornament that featured Bob dressed as Santa wi 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

Great On Screen Couples: Bob Hope & Paulette Goddard

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by monty on Feb 4, 2011

"Old Ski Nose" Bob Hope has starred with many of Hollywood's most fetching beauties in his hilarious comedies: Dorothy Lamour, Virgina Mayo, Lucille Ball, Hedy Lamarr, Jane Russell and Paulette Goddard. I personally think Paulette was his best on screen partner, no offense Bing. But Bob and Paulett read more

My Favorite Bob Hope Movies

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by monty on Aug 8, 2010

In honor of Bob Hope day on TCM's Summer Under The Stars on Sunday, I decided to make a top ten list of my favorite films of Bob Hope. Dawn, I would love to see your choices as well. 10.THEY GOT ME COVERED (1943) with Dorothy Lamour 9. MY FAVORITE BRUNETTE (1947) with Dorothy Lamour 8. ROAD TO MOR read more

Bob Hope.

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn on Aug 8, 2010

Bob Hope, made his first films in 1934 Educational Pictures for a short-subject comedy called, Going Spanish. Hope lost his contract with them when Walter Winchell asked him about the film. Hope joked, "When they catch John Dillinger, they're going to make him sit through it twice." Shortly after t read more

SUtS: Bob Hope

True Classics Posted by Brandie on Aug 7, 2010

Yeah. You’re right. It’s a great title. This is a recommendation mostly because it looks hilarious. It begins with a fairly popular plot of escape: an actress is trying to escape from Hollywood, because they do not take her seriously enough as an actress. In proper Bob Hope fashion, a re read more

Bob Hope Stamps

Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog Posted by Google profile on Aug 14, 2009

About MeBlogger, Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog and more. Please add my Google profile to your circles. It seems like a shame to use them as actual postage, but so I must. read more

Flash Giveaway - Bob Hope #InfluenceofHope

Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog Posted by Raquel Stecher on Nov 30, -0001

Tune in to Turner Classic Movies tonight at 8PM EST for their "Starring Bob Hope" 6 film tribute! 8:00 PM EST - The Cat and the Canary (1939)  9:30 PM EST - My Favorite Blonde (1942) 11:00 PM EST - My Favorite Brunette (1947) 12:45 AM EST - The Seven Little Foys (1955) read more
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