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Road to Singapore Overview:

Road to Singapore (1940) was a Comedy - Musical Film directed by Victor Schertzinger and produced by William LeBaron and Harlan Thompson.

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Road to Singapore

By Amanda Garrett on Mar 12, 2016 From Old Hollywood Films

Today, I'm writing about The Road to Singapore (1940), starring Judith Barrett (left), Bing Crosby, Dorothy Lamour, and Bob Hope. This article is part of Dorothy Lamour: The "Dot" Blogathon hosted by Font & Frock and Silver Screenings. The "Road" movies co-starring Dorothy Lamour, Bing Cr... Read full article


Road to Singapore (1940)

By Beatrice on May 2, 2014 From Flickers in Time

Road to Singapore Directed by┬áVictor Schertzinger Written by Don Hartman and Frank Butler based on a story by Harry Hervey 1940/USA Paramount Pictures First viewing/Netflix rental It looks like the cast had a very good time making the first in a series of seven “Road” pictures. Josh Mall... Read full article


Road to Singapore (1940)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Aug 13, 2013 From 4 Star Films

This is the Road film that started all with the brilliant comic pairing of Bing Crosby and Bob Hope. The two bozos both skip out on obligations and relationships back home and together they hightail it to Singapore. There they both fall head over heels for the same girl despite having vowed to give ... Read full article


Watch It: Road to Singapore (1940) (1)

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

Road to Singapore is a 1940 American comedy film directed by Victor Schertzinger and starring Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, and Dorothy Lamour. Based on a story by Harry Hervey, the film is about two playboys trying to forget previous romances in Singapore, where they meet a beautiful woman. Distributed by... Read full article


Watch It: Road to Singapore (1940) (2)

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

Road to Singapore is a 1940 American comedy film directed by Victor Schertzinger and starring Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, and Dorothy Lamour. Based on a story by Harry Hervey, the film is about two playboys trying to forget previous romances in Singapore, where they meet a beautiful woman. Distributed by... Read full article


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Ace Lannigan: I just want you to stand there and admire me for a while. I just got an idea that's gonna make us a fortune. I don't know how I do it.


Joshua Mallon IV: You seem to think the world is just some sort of a three-ring circus, and all you've got to do is to run around and have fun.


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Facts about

In the climactic dance number, the natives of Kaigoon sing in Esperanto: "Behold, the new moon shines only love. A woman delights a man according to nature. So choose someone now and dance with him. A true heart beats indeed in each of us, ready and able and willing for you. Don't just stand there, come here."
After Fred MacMurray and 'George Burns (I)' turned down the chance to make this film, producer Harlan Thompson offered it to Bob Hope and Bing Crosby, whom he'd seen clowning on the Paramount lot and who it seemed to him got along well.
The soap suds used for Ace Lannigan's stain removing product Spot-O were special heavy duty suds created by the prop department to hold up under the hot lights.
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