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Taken from wonderful high-definition transfers, this collection presents six classic comedies starring the legendary Bob Hope! Now you can sit back, laugh and rediscover the magic of the song-and-dance comedian widely considered to be the Entertainer of the 20th Century in this brand-new set from Shout! Factory!
The Great Lover (1949): Bob Hope plays scoutmaster Freddie Hunter in this delightful comedy. During a European tour with the scouts, Freddie falls under the influence of a cardsharp who promotes a romance between Freddie and Duchess Alexandria. Co-stars Rhonda Fleming, Roland Young and George Reeves.
Son Of Paleface (1952): Peter "Junior" Potter (Hope) is a Harvard graduate who heads west to the town of Sawbuck Pass to claim his fathersfortune. Once there, Junior discovers that the whole town claims to be owed a debt and that his fathers treasure chest is empty. Co-starring Jane Russell and Roy Rogers.
Paris Holiday (1958): American comedian Bob Hunter (Bob Hope) is chased all over Paris by the underworld, aided by his French counterpart, Fernydel (Fernandel). This classic comedy co-stars Anita Ekberg, Martha Hyer, Preston Sturges and Yves Brainville.
The Private Navy Of Sgt. OFarrell (1968): Hope stars as Master Sergeant Dan O'Farrell, who has the craziest crew ever to sale in this WWII comedy. Co-starring Phyllis Diller, Jeffrey Hunter, Gina Lollobrigida and Dick Sargent.
How To Commit Marriage (1969): Jackie Gleason joins Bob Hope in this clash of comedy titans!. Co-starring Jane Wyman, Leslie Nielson, Tina Louise and Tim Matheson.
Cancel My Reservation (1972): Dan Bartlett is a late-night TV talk show host taking a much-needed vacation in Arizona. There, he stumbles upon a murder and a conspiracy to defraud a local Native American group of part of its reservation. Co-Starring Eva Marie Saint, Ralph Bellamy, Anne Archer and Keenan Wynn. Look for some big name cameos as well.
i bought this collection only for son of paleface movie which i had seen in the past and liked
the other movies were marginal
I try to get all the bob hope movies I can and you have a lot and they always in good shapePublished 22 months ago by joe
This DVD is one of his greatest! I love his movies, and the choices for this DVD is great. Thank You!Published on July 10, 2013 by Elsie Kodweis
I was very young when Bob Hope was at the peak of his career. However this is an excellent selection of his versatility in the latter part of his acting years.Published on May 12, 2013 by A Movie Buff