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This Is Bob Hope... 

A look at the life and career of Bob Hope.


John Scheinfeld


John Scheinfeld


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Episode credited cast:
Gracie Allen ... Herself (archive footage)
Woody Allen ... Himself
Ann-Margret ... Herself (archive footage)
Pearl Bailey ... Herself (archive footage)
Lucille Ball ... Herself (archive footage)
Jack Benny ... Himself (archive footage)
Les Brown Les Brown ... Himself (archive footage)
George Burns ... Himself (archive footage)
James Cagney ... Himself (archive footage)
Johnny Carson ... Himself (archive footage)
Dick Cavett ... Himself
Margaret Cho ... Herself
Rosemary Clooney ... Herself (archive footage)
Jerry Colonna ... Himself (archive footage)
Bing Crosby ... Himself (archive footage)


Explores the entertainer's life with unprecedented access to his personal archives including writings voiced by Billy Crystal, clips from his body of work, and interviews with Woody Allen, Margaret Cho, Conan O'Brien, Tom Selleck and Brooke Shields.

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17 November 2017 (USA) See more »

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Crew Neck Productions See more »
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This does justice to the work and life of Bob Hope
3 June 2018 | by bettycjungSee all my reviews

6/1/18. This is a great biopic about a great entertainer. Bob Hope had his fingers in many entertainment pies, from radio to TV and onto movies. But, he is likely to be remembered for his work with the USO, entertaining American troops around the world through several wars. I really didn't know how diverse his career was and how multi-talented he was. Not only can he do comedy, he was a consummate song-and-dance man as well. It's good to have this well-balanced documentary available that does great justice to the memory of a wonderful man.

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