The Bob Hope Christmas Specials set the standard for TV holiday variety shows, sharing the season with Americans for over forty years. In this landmark collection, Bob and Dolores Hope welcome family and friends into their home for a fond look at the holidays past and present.amzn_assoc_tracking_id = “clowningaroundwi”; amzn_assoc_ad_mode = “manual”; amzn_assoc_ad_type = “smart”; amzn_assoc_marketplace = “amazon”; amzn_assoc_region = “US”; amzn_assoc_design = “enhanced_links”; amzn_assoc_asins = “B01LXKG9TC”; amzn_assoc_placement = “adunit”; amzn_assoc_linkid = “dc52943bdb67948ec4ce3f7ed30db09b”;
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Remember when TV holiday specials were an event the entire family would watch together? For the first-time-ever on DVD, this delightful look back at Bob Hope’s Christmas specials allow viewers to relive the classic comedic and musical moments Hope shared with his wife Dolores and a host of celebrity friends. Fully authorized by Hope Enterprises, “Hope for the Holidays” celebrates the universal themes of family, fun and holiday spirit.
Originally broadcast on NBC from the 1950s through the 1990s, Hope’s Christmas special was an annual tradition for families across America for over 40 years. This landmark collection contains classic musical duets and comedy sketches Hope performed with special celebrity guests including Lucille Ball, Bing Crosby, Red Skelton, Joey Lawrence, The Judds, Jack Benny, Dolly Parton, John Wayne and many others. Additionally, the DVD features rare holiday bloopers from Hope’s personal collection as well as a bonus “Silver Bells” collection, featuring full performance duets with Gale Storm, the beautiful Shirley Jones, a young Marie Osmond, Olivia Newton-John in the 70’s and country superstar, Reba McEntire.