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How to Commit Marriage

How to Commit Marriage (1969) starring Bob Hope, Jackie Gleason, Jane Wyman
Synopsis of How to Commit Marriage (1969) starring Bob Hope, Jackie Gleason, Jane Wyman In How to Commit Marriage, seemingly happily married couple Frank and Elaine Benson (played by Bob Hope and Jane Wyman) are on the verge of divorce.  But they plan to wait until after their daughter’€™s marriage. The...
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Sorrowful Jones [Bob Hope, Lucille Ball]

Sorrowful Jones (1949), starring Bob Hope and Lucille Ball
Sorrowful Jones (1949), starring Bob Hope and Lucille Ball Synopsis New York bookie Sorrowful Jones takes a bet on Dreamy Joe from rotten gambler Orville Smith who leaves his young daughter, Martha, behind as collateral. When Orville overhears the horserace is fixed, he is killed by one of...
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The Big Broadcast of 1938

The Big Broadcast of 1938, starring W. C. Fields, Bob Hope, Martha Raye, Shirley Ross, Dorothy Lamour, Ben Blue
The Big Broadcast of 1938, starring W. C. Fields, Bob Hope,  Martha Raye,  Shirley Ross,  Dorothy Lamour,  Ben Blue Editorial review of  The Big Broadcast of 1938 courtesy of Amazon.com The Big Broadcast of 1938 is a Paramount Pictures film featuring W. C. Fields and Bob Hope. Directed...
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Bachelor in Paradise

Bachelor in Paradise, starring Bob Hope, Lana Turner
Bachelor in Paradise, starring Bob Hope, Lana Turner  I have to admit, I recently enjoyed  Bachelor in Paradise on TCM, and found myself enjoying it very much. Bob Hope plays  Adam J. Niles, author of a series of books detailing the romantic life of the bachelor in a...
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The Cat and the Canary [1939]

The Cat and the Canary, starring Bob Hope, Paulette Goddard
The Cat and the Canary, starring Bob Hope, Paulette Goddard Synopsis of  The Cat and the Canary  The classic “old dark house” motif is given sterling treatment in The Cat and the Canary.  Bob Hope’s status as a star was assured with his role as Wallie Campbell. He...
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Rhythm Romance

Rhythm Romance, starring Bob Hope, Shirley Ross, Gene Krupa, Una Merkel
Rhythm Romance, starring Bob Hope, Shirley Ross, Gene Krupa, Una Merkel Editorial review of  Rhythm Romance courtesy of Amazon.com Bob Hope puts his best talents forward as Nicky Nelson, a fast-talking promoter with more angles than a funhouse. Originally titled Some Like It Hot (and since renamed for...
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Thanks for the Memory

Thanks for the Memory, starring Bob Hope, Shirley Ross, Charless Butterworth, Roscoe Karns, Patricia Wilder
Thanks for the Memory, starring Bob Hope, Shirley Ross, Charless Butterworth, Roscoe Karns, Patricia Wilder Synopsis of Thanks for the Memory  Newlywed novelist Steve Merrick (Bob Hope) has his hands full trying to finish his first masterpiece in the romantic classic, Thanks for the Memory. While Steve’s beautiful...
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My Favorite Brunette

My Favorite Brunette - starring Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Peter Lorre, Lon Chaney Jr.
My Favorite Brunette – starring Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Peter Lorre, Lon Chaney Jr. Movie review of one of Bob Hope‘s finest solo comedies, My Favorite Brunette, where he plays a baby photographer who longs to be a private eye – and is inadvertently given the opportunity when...
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Alias Jesse James

Alias Jesse James, starring Bob Hope and Rhonda Fleming
 A very funny Bob Hope movie, set in the American old west, with Bob Hope playing an inept insurance salesman.  He’s sold a life insurance police to Jesse James, and now needs to keep him alive.  But Jesse James has other plans, culminating in a big gun...
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