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Road to Bali (1952) was a Comedy - Fantasy Film directed by Hal Walker and produced by Daniel Dare and Harry Tugend.

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Road to Bali – 1952

By Bogart Fan on Aug 25, 2013 From The Bogie Film Blog

My Review —Good Cameo, Rough Film—  Your Bogie Film Fix:   out of 5 Bogies! Director:  Hal Walker The Lowdown Two song-and-dance performers (Bing Crosby and Bob Hope) stumble upon a tropical island where they both fall in love with, and try to woo, an exotic princess (Dorothy Lamour), wh... Read full article


Watch It: Road to Bali (1952) (1)

By Pretty Clever Film Gal on Jan 20, 2013 From Pretty Clever Films

Road to Bali is a 1952 American comedy film directed by Hal Walker and starring Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, and Dorothy Lamour. Released by Paramount Pictures on November 1, 1952, the film is the sixth of the seven Road to … movies. It was the only such movie filmed in color and was the first to feature ... Read full article


Watch It: Road to Bali (1952) (2)

By Brandy Dean on Jan 20, 2013 From Pretty Clever Films

Road to Bali is a 1952 American comedy film directed by Hal Walker and starring Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, and Dorothy Lamour. Released by Paramount Pictures on November 1, 1952, the film is the sixth of the seven Road to … movies. It was the only such movie filmed in color and was the first to feature ... Read full article


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Princess Lala: Do you always fight over girls?
Harold Gridley: Well, what else can we fight over? We've never had any money
[Looking straight into the camera]
Harold Gridley: That's for Washington!


Harold Gridley: [whistles, indicating Lala's headdress with a golden spire] This kid's got her own antenna.


[One of the film's many cameos]
Princess Lala: Look!
George Cochran: The African Queen! Humphrey Bogart?
Harold Gridley: Boy, is he lost!
George Cochran: Hey! Hey, Bogie!
[All three run toward Bogart]
Harold Gridley: Hey, jungle fever! That's what we got. That was just a mirage!
George Cochran: Oh yeah? What about this?
[Holding up a trophy]
George Cochran: Humphrey Bogart's Academy Award!
Harold Gridley: An Oscar! Gimme that, you got one. Friends, this is a great occasion, me receiving this Academy Award. And I'd like to say a word...
[roar from offstage]
George Cochran: Run!
Harold Gridley: That's the word!


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In the movie, Bing Crosby makes reference to the Pittsburgh Pirates, which he was a minority owner of, and Bob Hope makes reference to the Cleveland Indians, which he was a minority owner of.
Celebrity/pop cultural references: Zsa Zsa Gabor, Humphrey Bogart, Johnny Weissmuller's Tarzan, and the Academy Awards.
In her 1980 autobiography, "My Side of the Road," (co-written with Dick McInnes), Dorothy Lamour relates how disappointed she was at not being asked to sing on the Decca album which re-created the film score. In Miss Lamour's place, the label recruited an artist under contract, Peggy Lee, to croon the sultry "Moonflowers" and then go upbeat with Bing Crosby and Bob Hope and on "The Merry-Go-Runaround" (both songs having music by Jimmy Van Heusen, lyrics by Johnny Burke).
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