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Hope, Bob 1903-2003

Overview
Works: 1,710 works in 3,105 publications in 3 languages and 49,553 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Biography  Musical films  Humor  Road films  History  Film adaptations  Television comedies  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Interviewee, Host, Singer, Narrator, Speaker, Interviewer, Author of introduction, Director, Commentator, Other, Costume designer
Classifications: PN2287.H63, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bob Hope
Road to Bali by Hal Walker( Visual )

98 editions published between 1952 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hope and Crosby are vaudeville performers hired as deep sea divers by an unscrupulous South Sea island prince
Bob Hope : my life in jokes by Bob Hope( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To mark his 100th birthday, Bob Hope, along with his daughter Linda, compile hundreds of jokes he has told throughout the years interweaving how they reflected his own life
Top Hat by Mark Sandrich( Visual )

6 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in English and held by 1,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Showman Jerry Travers is working for producer Horace Hardwick in London. Jerry demonstrates his new dance steps late one night in Horace's hotel, much to the annoyance of sleeping Dale Tremont below. She goes upstairs to complain and the two are immediately attracted to each other. Complications arise when Dale mistakes Jerry for Horace
The Muppet movie by Jim Henson( Visual )

14 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 1,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a fine day not so long ago, Kermit the Frog was playing and singing in the swamp. A lost Hollywood talent agent hears him, and tells him he has talent. Therefore, Kermit sets out for Hollywood to find fame and fortune. Along the way Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, the Electric Mayhem band, and the romantically inclined Miss Piggy join him. Fast food magnate Doc Hopper--who is determined to enlist Kermit as spokes-frog for his southern fried frog-leg restaurants--also follows him. Doc Hopper employs all means underhand to suborn Kermit, including abducting Miss Piggy. Kermit must make a choice between stopping Hopper and dashing the other Muppets dreams of the big time
My favorite brunette by Elliott Nugent( Visual )

113 editions published between 1947 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this spoof of detective stories, baby photographer Hope substitutes for a private eye and gets involved in a murder mystery
Bob Hope's Confessions of a hooker : my lifelong love affair with golf by Bob Hope( Book )

7 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spotlights the memorable moments of more than fifty years of golfing
Road to Morocco by Road to Morocco (Motion picture)( Visual )

21 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in English and held by 926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lone survivors of a ship wrecked in the Mediterranean, our heroes find themselves in the company of Princess Shalimar (Lamour), who has purchased Bob and plans to make him her husband. This is the third "Road" picture
I never left home by Bob Hope( Book )

17 editions published between 1944 and 1946 in English and Undetermined and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Road to Utopia( Visual )

16 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bing and Bob get caught up in a race to stake their claim to the veins of a Klondike gold mine after nabbing the deed from a couple of vicious killers. Since the boys themselves are skipping town after a shady deal, they decide to adopt the murderers' identities and take the opportunity to get to know the beautiful and ambitious Dorothy Lamour. The fourth in the Hope-Crosby "Road" series
Pioneers of primetime( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tribute to the icons of early television and an entertaining retrospective on the golden age of television comedy. This program features interviews with the legends of early television blended with a treasure trove of rare television footage. Six years in the making, this program chronicles television comedy's pedigree, from Vaudeville, through radio, to the Golden Age of Television. These legendary entertainers provide a fascinating first hand account of what it was like to launch the new medium of television
The Lemon drop kid( Visual )

20 editions published between 1951 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A racetrack betting tipster at a Florida racetrack offers some "good advice" and lives to regret it. It's his money or his life when mobster Moose Moran gives him until Christmas to make up a $10,000 error
Road to Singapore by Victor Schertzinger( Visual )

10 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When junior shipping mogul Josh Mallon (Crosby) comes too close to getting hitched, he and his best buddy Ace Lannigan (Hope) run to the furthest point they can find on a map - Singapore. On one of their pub-crawls, they discover Mima (Lamour), who is being tormented by her bullwhip-toting dance partner. They rescue her and she becomes their co-habitating caretaker. All is fine until Josh and Ace both fall for Mima, but in the end good friends and true love find their way home
Road to Zanzibar by Victor Schert( Visual )

13 editions published between 1941 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 2nd of the "Road" pictures, a couple of scheming carnival performers leave town after selling a phony diamond mine to a tough guy who doesn't appreciate the joke. They end up in Zanzibar where they meet a couple of female entertainers who lure them into the jungle and introduce them to a tribe of hungry cannibals
The paleface( Visual )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A timid frontier dentist finds himself gunslinging alongside the fearless Calamity Jane as she fights off outlaws and Indians
Son of Paleface( Visual )

16 editions published between 1952 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man heads out west to claim his fathers inheritance, and teams up with a cowboy and his horse to get to the bottom of a gold shipment robbery. An attractive female outlaw must save the hapless hero along the way
The golden girls by Touchstone Home Video (Firm)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The girls return for another side-splitting season of this Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning comedy. Season four guest stars include Quentin Tarantino, Bob Hope, and Julio Iglesias
The best of Johnny Carson and friends!( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 35 episodes of classic television--The Johnny Carson Show, Carson's Cellar, The Johnny Carson Morning Show, Who Do You Trust?, The Jack Benny Program, Bobby Darin and Friends, Frank Sinatra Timex Special, Timex All Star Comedy Show, Caesar's Hour, Colgate Comedy Hour, The Martha Raye Show, Shower of Stars, Stars in the Eye, The Milton Berle Show
The Road to Rio by Norman Z McLeod( Visual )

17 editions published between 1947 and 2017 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pair of down-and-out Hollywood musicians find themselves on a slow boat to Rio de Janeiro where they meet a beautiful woman whose sinister guardian is trying to marry her off to a swindler
The ghost breakers( Visual )

9 editions published between 1940 and 2016 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Larry Lawrence (Hope), a Manhattan radio commentator sought in connection with a murder he did not commit, eludes New York police by hiding in a steamer trunk. Soon the trunk and Larry are aboard a ship bound for Cuba, where the trunk's owner, pretty Mary Carter (Goddard), is sailing to take possession of a recent inheritance: a haunted castle
Fancy pants by Paramount Pictures( Visual )

10 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A zany red-head and her mother bring back a bogus butler to frontier New Mexico
 
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Bob Hope American comedian, actor, singer and dancer

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Hope, Leslie T. 1903-2003

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Hope, Robert 1903-2003

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Townes Hope, Leslie 1903-2003

Townes Leslie 1903-2003

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Боб Хоуп

Боб Хоуп американский актёр, певец и танцор

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Languages
English (528)

Japanese (3)

French (1)

Covers
Top HatMy favorite brunetteBob Hope's Confessions of a hooker : my lifelong love affair with golfRoad to ZanzibarThe palefaceThe ghost breakersFancy pants