The Bob Hope Collection

The Bob Hope Collection

Volume 2

DVD - 2011
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"Taken from wonderful high-definition transfers, this collection presents six classic comedies starring the legendary Bob Hope"--Container back cover. The great lover: A chaperone of a boy scout troop on an ocean liner falls for a duchess and becomes the target of a homicidal gambler. Cancel my reservation: New York talk show host Dan Bartlett is so stressed that his doctor tells him to take a vacation. Leaving his beautiful wife home, he heads to a ranch in Arizona, where he is implicated in a murder he did not commit and must now try to solve. Paris holiday: An actor travels to Paris to purchase a contested screenplay and falls for a female diplomat. Private navy of Sgt. O'Farrell: When a Japanese torpedo hits a cargo ship containing a shipment of beer headed for the island where he is stationed, Sgt. O'Farrell decides to rescue the beer and also bring some nurses to the island. Son of Paleface: Junior Potter returns to claim his father's missing gold and runs into "Mike" and her band of theives, who in turn are being pursued by a federal marshal hot on their trail. How to commit marriage: A married couple who is about to announce their intention to divorce must deal with their daughter's marriage plans.
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : Freemantle Media Enterprises, [2011], ℗1951
ISBN: 9781603995481
160399548X
Branch Call Number: BOB HOPE COLLECTI
Characteristics: 3 videodiscs (approximately 9.5 hr.) : black and white and color ; 4 3/4 in

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garycornell
Aug 17, 2014

Bob Hope was at one time the Biggest Comedy Film Stars. He of course, shared some of the limelight with Bing Crosby. "The Bob Hope Collection" gives you six of his best comedy films. "The Great Lover" is my favorite. Bob is leading a troop of Boy Scouts on an ocean cruise. How plausible is that story line? He of course falls in love with a passenger and he has his hands full. Bob Hope gave us so many great films and TV Variety Shows. His trips to the troops, especially during wartime, were sensational. They might be the funniest shows you will ever see. KCLS has the Vietnam War Bob Hope Comedy Specials tour DVD's. Don't miss them!

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