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…


12 Rnd Continental Americas Welterweight Title Fight – Davey Hilton VS Dennis Horne

DOG ASIDE: Dave “Davey” Hilton, Jr. (born December 9, 1963) is a former boxing world champion. He is a member of the Fighting Hilton Family and is the former brother-in-law of Arturo Gatti.  He held the WBC super middleweight title briefly after defeating Dingaan Thobela in December 2000….but shortly thereafter….the WBC stripped it from him…


10 Rnd Light Heavyweight Bout – Dwight Muhammad Quawi VS Ossie Ocasio

DOG ASIDE: Dwight Muhammad Qawi (born Dwight Braxton; January 5, 1953) is an American former professional boxer….who won world titles at light heavyweight and cruiserweight. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2004.  He went 1-1-1 in his first three pro fights….but then reeled off 14 straight victories to move into the…


Boxing Special – Tribute To The Brown Bomber – Joe Louis

DOG ASIDE: Joseph Louis Barrow (May 13, 1914 – April 12, 1981)….best known as Joe Louis….was an American professional boxer.  He held the world heavyweight championship from 1937 to 1949….and is considered to be one of the greatest heavyweights of all time. Nicknamed the “Brown Bomber”….Louis helped elevate boxing from a decline in popularity in…


Bob Hope Road To Hollywood – Martha Hyer & Janice Page & Thanks For The Memories


In this video piece from Bob Hope’s Road to Hollywood….he showcases movies with Martha Hyer and Janice Page….but my favorite part was the clip from the movie “Big Broadcast of 1936” where Bob sings “Thanks for the Memories” for the first time.

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…