Comedy – 1982 – Bill Murray As Riverboat Nick Rivers Sings Proud Mary + Celebrate + Emotional Rescue

Bill Murray is an American actor, comedian, filmmaker and writer…..who first rose to fame on Saturday Night Live….with a series of performances that earned him his first Emmy Award….and later starred in comedy films including Meatballs in 1979….Caddyshack in 1980….Stripes in 1981…..Tootsie in 1982….   Ghostbusters in 1984…..Scrooged in 1988…..Ghostbusters II in 1989….What About Bob? in 1991….and  Groundhog Day in 1993. He also co-directed Quick Change in 1990.  Murray garnered additional critical acclaim later in…

Music – 1947 – Bing Crosby + Bob Hope – Good Ole Harmony – Song & Dance From Movie Variety Girl

Bob Hope and Bing Crosby went together like “cream and sugar” or”sugar and spice” or “horse and carriage”…..as they teamed up to create the perfect partnership of comedy, music and entertainment…..while starring in the seven “Road Show” movies they made with Dorothy Lamour….and “They Got Me Covered”…..”The Princess and The Pirate”….“My Favorite Brunette”….“Son of Paleface”….“Alias, Jesse James”….“Cancel My Reservation”….and…

Comedy – 1983 – Bob Hope + Rhonda Fleming StandUp Comedy + Excerpt From 1959 Movie Alias Jesse James

Alias Jesse James is a 1959 American Western comedy film directed by Norman Z. McLeod….and starring Bob Hope and Rhonda Fleming….which is based on a story by Robert St. Aubrey and Bert Lawrence…..as the film is about an outlaw who tries to kill an insurance agent who has been mistaken for him in order to collect on a big policy. Rhonda Fleming is a…

Music – 1952 – Bob Hope + Jane Russell + Roy Rodgers – Buttons And Bows – From Movie Son Of Paleface

Son of Paleface is a 1952 American Technicolor Comedy Western film directed by Frank Tashlin and starring Bob Hope, Jane Russell, and Roy Rogers. The film is a sequel to the 1948 movie The Paleface….which was written by Tashlin, Joseph Quillan, and Robert L. Welch….as the film is about a man who returns home to claim his father’s gold….which is nowhere to be found.  Son of Paleface was…

Comedy – 1983 – Bob Hope + Jill St John Stand Up Routine + Excerpt From 1967 Movie Eight On A Lam

Jill St. John is an American actress…..who is best known for playing Bond girl Tiffany Case in Diamonds Are Forever (1971).  In May 1957, St. John was 16 when Universal Pictures signed her to a contract for seven years starting at $200 a week…..as her major studio film debut was in Summer Love (1958) starring John Saxon….when she also appeared on TV in episodes of The Christophers, Schlitz…

Comedy – 1983 – Bob Hope + Rosemary Clooney StandUp Routine + 1953 Movie Excerpt Here Come The Girls

Rosemary Clooney (May 23, 1928 – June 29, 2002) was an American singer and actress….who came into prominence in the early 1950’s with the song “Come On-a My House”….which was followed by other popular numbers such as “Botch-a-Me”, “Mambo Italiano”, “Tenderly”, “Half as Much”, “Hey There” and “This Ole House”. She also had success as a…

Comedy – 1983 – Bob Hope + Martha Raye Stand Up Duet + Excerpt From 1939 Movie Never Say Die

Martha Raye (August 27, 1916 – October 19, 1994) was an American comic actress and singer…..who performed in movies, Broadway plays and later starred on television.  She was honored in 1969 at the Academy Awards as the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award recipient for her volunteer efforts and services to the troops.  A talented performer whose career spans the better part…

Comedy – 1983 – Bob Hope + Martha Hyer Stand Up Routine + Excerpt From 1958 Movie Paris Holiday

In this video excerpt from Bob Hope’s tv special Road To Hollywood….Bob Hope and his guest Martha Hyer reminisce about their time together in the 1958 movie Paris Holiday….as the two perform a typical Bob Hope stand up routine with lots of laughs.  Martha Hyer (August 10, 1924 – May 31, 2014) was an American actress….who is best…

Animation – 1984 – Those Fantastic Funnies – Blondie & Dagwood + Lil Orphan Annie + Pogo + Wee Pals

Blondie (and Dagwood) is an American comic strip created by cartoonist Chic Young. The comic strip is distributed by King Features Syndicate…..and has been published in newspapers since September 8, 1930. The success of the strip….which features the eponymous blonde and her sandwich-loving husband….led to the long-running Blondie film series from 1938 to 1950….and the popular Blondie radio program from 1939 to 1950. Little Orphan Annie is a daily…