Music – 1947 – Bing Crosby + Bob Hope – Harmony – Song & Dance Routine In Movie Variety Girl

Back when Bone Daddy was growing up in West Texas…..there were many movie musicals with scores of popular songs…..as many of the were what we call “song and dance” music…..and Bob Hope and Bing Crosby did their fair share of “song and dance” music in the many movies that they made from the late 1930’s throughout the mid-1950’s…..as we…

Music – 1942 – Bing Crosby + Dorothy Lamour + Bob Hope – Moonlight Becomes You – In Road To Morocco

“Moonlight Becomes You“ is a popular song composed by Jimmy Van Heusen….with lyrics by Johnny Burke….as the song was written for the Paramount Pictures 1942 movie release of Road to Morocco….whereas the music was also published in 1942 in connection with the film…..when Paramount’s then staff arranger, Vic Schoen wrote the arrangement. The song has been recorded many times….while becoming a standard….but the truth be known…..…

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

“Buttons and Bows” is a popular song with music written by Jay Livingston and lyrics by Ray Evans….  which was published in 1947….as the song was written for and appeared in the Bob Hope and Jane Russell film The Paleface….and won the Academy Award for Best Original Song.  It was originally written with an Indian theme….but was changed when the director said that would not work in the movie.  It was…

Music – 1955 – James Cagney + Bob Hope – Tabletop Tap Dance Routine From The Movie Seven Little Foys

The Seven Little Foys is a Technicolor in VistaVision 1955 comedy film directed by Melville Shavelson starring Bob Hope as Eddie Foy, the famous vaudeville entertainer…..with one highlight of the film being an energetic tabletop dance showdown sequence with Bob Hope as Eddie Foy and James Cagney….who reprises his role as George M. Cohan….as seen in this video herewith. The story of Eddie Foy Sr. and the Seven Little Foys inspired…

Music – 1947 – Bob Hope + Bing Crosby Et Al – Good Ole Harmony – Sung In Movie Variety Girl

We here at ImaSportsphile are conscious of just how much generosity the Baby Boomer Generation had in their very fiber…..for this generation was quite frankly one of the most charitable of all generations up to then….and since then.  We have often thought about how the Boomers were taught by their mothers and fathers based on “rules of life” that the Greatest…

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…

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…