Comedy – Bob Hope – Road To Holywood – Rosemary Clooney & Lucille Ball & James Cagney

DOG ASIDE: When considering the 2300 hours of vintage sports, comedy and music that I am posting on Imasportsphile’s wherewith….it becomes as clear as the nose on this lil ole chiweenie Sportsphile’s face….that the years from which these videos took place….1950 to 1995….were simply the golden age of comedy….for during this era the very best…

Bob Hope’s Road To Hollywood – Virginia Mayo & Dorothy Lamore & Bing Crosby imasportsphile

DOG ASIDE: In Bob Hope’s long and storied career in show business of more than 80 years…..he was able to accomplish a great deal….while sharing the stage with many great artists….but none any bigger than Dorothy Lamore and Bing Crosby….with whom he did his famous “Road Movies”.  In this video clip….we get to revisit many…

Bob Hope – Stand-up Routine & 1965 Christmas Tours With Carol Baker & Jack Jones

DOG ASIDE: Bob Hope starts off this video with a classic Hope stand-up routine….with one liners and rapid pace punch lines…then the video morphs into his 1965 Christmas Tour of the American soldier around the world. When you watch this video, you begin to understand how much the star of the whole tour admired and…

Bob Hope’s Christmas Tours – Final Narration and Tribute to the American Soldier

DOG ASIDE: In Bob Hope’s 57th and final Christmas Tour for the American soldiers stationed all over the world….the old master of one liners delivers a tribute of the highest level….both elegant and eloquent….as he bears his heart and soul about having had the privilege of serving America’s finest for the past half-century. In this…

Bob Hope Road To Hollywood – Edward G Robinson & James Cagney & Jimmy Durante

DOG ASIDE: Leslie Townes “Bob” Hope (May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003)….was an American comedian, vaudevillian, actor, singer, dancer, athlete, and author. With a career spanning nearly 80 years….Hope appeared in over 70 films and shorts….including a series of “Road” movies also starring Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour.  In addition to hosting the Academy Awards…

Bob Hope Christmas Tours with Anne Margaret & 1958 Berlin Air Lift & General Jimmie Doolittle & Conn

DOG ASIDE: It is Christmas Season….which is my favorite time of the year….and probably not another HUMAN on this Earth brought more Christmas cheer than did Bob Hope….with his Christmas Tours. The memories of just one day of Hope….got many of the soldier audience through the war….at least, his tours at Christmas were very special…

Comedian Bob Hope with Danny Kaye, Debbie Reynolds, Marilyn Monroe & Rachel Welch

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During Bob Hope’s 57 years of entertaining the US Military Troops around the world….many entertainers graced his stage…..bringing warmth and joy during the Christmas Season to American soldiers stationed abroad. This clip showcases four of the most popular of those special performers in Danny Kaye, Debbie Reynolds, Marilyn Monroe and Rachel Welch.