Bob Hope: The Road to Laughter

Overview

Package Description: "Before he was icon, before he was a legend, before he spent every Christmas with the troops... before he was fixture on TV and at the Academy Awards... Bob Hope's Journey on the road to laughter began with a series of movies that have become classics. For nearly a quarter of a century, Bob Hope was a major movie star. This program contains many highlights from those legendary films."
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Overview

Package Description: "Before he was icon, before he was a legend, before he spent every Christmas with the troops... before he was fixture on TV and at the Academy Awards... Bob Hope's Journey on the road to laughter began with a series of movies that have become classics. For nearly a quarter of a century, Bob Hope was a major movie star. This program contains many highlights from those legendary films."
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Special Features

Additional interviews with Bob Hope's writers: Larry Gelbart, Mort Lachman, Sherwood Schwartz and Melville Shavelson; Additional commentary on Bob Hope's career from film historian Leonard Maltin
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/11/2003
  • UPC: 829567008027
  • Original Release: 2003
  • Rating:

  • Source: Arts Alliance Amer
  • Region Code: 1
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:38:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 75,963

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Bing Crosby
Dorothy Lamour
Martha Raye
Jane E. Russell
Fred Applegate Voice Only
Technical Credits
David Leaf Producer, Screenwriter
Steve Ligerman Producer
Peter S. Lynch II Editor
John Scheinfeld Producer, Screenwriter
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Introduction [11:50]
2. Hope-ful Romantic [8:59]
3. Bob & Bing [8:43]
4. Hope's Physical Comedy and Talent [11:38]
5. Show Business [8:51]
6. Closing [9:18]
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Play Feature
   Chapters
   Bonus Materials
      Play All
      Broadway Bob
      Radio
      The Sundae
      First Day on the Job
      Short Jokes
      Bob's Big Broadcast
      Hollywood Hope
      Character
      Bob & Bing
      Billionaire
      Ad-Lib
      A Force
      Stretch
      Nerves
      Nerves II
      Geography
      The Paleface
      Buttons and Bows
      Sorrowful Jones
      One of a Kind
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