Fancy Pants (1950) was a Comedy - Western Film directed by George Marshall and produced by Robert L. Welch.
Bob Hope successfully takes the Laughton role as butler from Ruggles of Red Gap (1935). A nouveau riche American family aspires to class by hiring Hope as their British butler. Unfortunately, Hope is neither a butler nor British; he's actually an out of work American actor. Fun performances by Hope and Ball, and the incomparable Blore.
(Source: available at Amazon AMC Classic Movie Companion)..
Second of four feature films that Bob Hope and Lucille Ball made together.
"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie onSeptember 10, 1951 with Bob Hope and Lucille Ball reprising their film roles.
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