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…

Robin Williams – The Irish Soldier & Elmer Fudd Sings Springsteen & The Paper Boy

DOG ASIDE: Robin McLaurin Williams (July 21, 1951 – August 11, 2014) was an American actor and comedian. Starting as a stand-up comedian in San Francisco and Los Angeles in the mid-1970’s….he is credited with leading San Francisco’s comedy renaissance.  After rising to fame as Mork in the sitcom Mork & Mindy (1978–82), he went on to establish…

Red Skelton – The Drive In Theatre & Lacuufff Noi – The Sculpter & Clem Kaddidilehopper

DOG ASIDE: A mime or mime artist (from Greek μῖμος, mimos, “imitator, actor”) is someone who uses mime as a theatrical medium….or as a performance art involving miming….or the acting out a story through body motions without use of speech. In earlier times, in English, such a performer would typically be referred to as a mummer.  Miming is…

Comedy & Mime – Red Skelton Stand Up & Shields And Yarnell As The Kinkers At Breakfast

DOG ASIDE: Performing the “Doughnut Dunkers” routine led to Red Skelton’s first appearance on Rudy Vallée’s The Fleischmann’s Yeast Hour on August 12, 1937. Vallée’s program had a talent show segment….and those who were searching for stardom were eager to be heard on it….plus Vallée also booked veteran comic and fellow Indiana native Joe Cook…