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Dolores Hope, who gave up her singing career to spend 69 years at the side of her husband, Bob Hope, pursuing philanthropy and projecting with him the image of an enduring Hollywood marriage, died on Monday in the home she and her husband bought in 1940 in the Toluca Lake section of Los Angeles. She was 102.
Meet Bob Hope English-born American comedian, vaudevillian, actor, singer, dancer, author, and athlete who appeared on Broadway, in vaudeville, movies, television, and on the radio. He was noted for his numerous (USO) shows entertaining American military personnel—he made 57 tours for the USO between 1942 and 1988. Over a career spanning 60 years (1934 to 1994), Hope appeared in over 70 films and shorts, including a series of "Road" movies co-starring Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour.
Here Come the Girls (1953) Bob Hope stars in this musical comedy as Stanley Snodgrass, a klutzy stage actor who finally lands the lead in a big production, only to discover that he's being used as bait to flush out a killer who's threatened the play's true star. But the show must go on, and Snodgrass's fantastically clumsy performances endear him to fellow thespian Daisy (Rosemary Clooney). Tony Martin and Arlene Dahl also star in this film directed by Claude Binyon.
The 1954 release showing Bob Hope full steam ahead as a great actor. Bob Hope and Joan Fontaine make a great pair in this wonderful comedy. The accents , the decor, its all a great combination and of course Bob has some great lines on humor, I highly recommend! (click on picture ) add to your collection!
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Vintage Bob Hope Health Care Button Bob Hope, born Leslie Townes Hope, (May 29, 1903 - July 27, 2003) was an English-born American comedian and actor who appeared on Broadway, in vaudeville, movies, television, and on the radio. Numerous United Service Organizations (USO) shows entertaining American military. He made 57 tours for the USO between 1942 and 1988. In 1996, the U.S. Congress declared him the "first and only honorary veteran of the U.S. armed forces.
Bob Hope, (born Leslie Townes Hope in London, England) (May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003) Bob Hope was a legendary comedian and actor who appeared in vaudeville, on Broadway, and in radio, television and movies. He was also noted for his work with the US Armed Forces and his 199 known USO shows entertaining American military personnel.