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Bob Hope: 100th Anniversary Collection
Bob Hope 100th Anniversary Collection
Actors: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Murvyn Vye, Peter Coe (III)
Genres: Comedy, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Television, Musicals & Performing Arts
NR     2003     6hr 15min



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Actors: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Murvyn Vye, Peter Coe (III)
Genres: Comedy, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Television, Musicals & Performing Arts
Sub-Genres: Classic Comedies, Fantasy, Comedy, Classic TV, Musicals
Format: DVD - Black and White,Color
DVD Release Date: 05/27/2003
Original Release Date: 09/10/1950
Theatrical Release Date: 09/10/1950
Release Year: 2003
Run Time: 6hr 15min
Screens: Black and White,Color
Number of Discs: 5
SwapaDVD Credits: 5
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
Edition: Box set
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Mike McCLUSKEY | 02/27/2004
(3 out of 5 stars)

"This collection is worth the purchase price if you do not already own "Road to Bali". Bob fans will also find value in the segments from 50's TV shows in which Bob guest starred on the Jack Benny show and on the Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra show. There is also a segment in which Bob guest stars on the Bobby Darin show. Other material includes segments recorded (in a studio) in front of serving military personnel from the 40's and 50's of sketches, dancing and singing from Bob and his guests. The sketches are lampoons of military life and are great vehicles for Bob's wit and physical timing.Unfortunately much of the material in this collection is of "less than perfect" video and audio reproduction with little effort in cleaning up the original source sound and vision evident.
This is most notable on the copy of "My Favourite Brunette" which is nearly inaudible and very washed-out visually. This is a classic early Bob film so don't buy this set if all you are after is this film. There are other productions of "My Favourite Brunette" available from other publishers."
Old Memories
C. Tylar | Green Ridge Mo. | 04/28/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I am a Bob Hope fan so I think everything hes in is great.These are very old clips and happy to say way before my time.Bet you Can't watch it without a smile on your face."
It's BOB HOPE... what MORE do you NEED to know?
Mike McCLUSKEY | Fulda, Germany | 09/15/2008
(4 out of 5 stars)

"The Primer to BOB HOPE Movies:
1930s' films.............*****
1940s' films.............*****
1950s' films.............*****
Early 1960s'..............****
Latter Films...............***
All the ROAD Pictures are worth
the money, except "THE ROAD TO
SINGAPORE"... but STILL better
SHOWs are butchered due to the
copyrighted songs."