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Hope, Bob 1903-2003

Overview
Works: 1,662 works in 2,557 publications in 3 languages and 45,769 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Humor  History  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Fiction  Film adaptations  Puppet films  Juvenile works  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Host, Interviewee, Vocalist, Narrator, Speaker, Singer, Interviewer, Author of introduction, Commentator, Director, Costume designer
Classifications: PN2287.H63, 791.4372
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Publications about  Bob Hope Publications about Bob Hope
Publications by  Bob Hope Publications by Bob Hope
posthumous Publications by Bob Hope, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Bob Hope
 
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Most widely held works by Bob Hope
Bob Hope : my life in jokes by Bob Hope ( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,422 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
Road to Bali ( Visual )
76 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hope and Crosby are vaudeville performers hired as deep sea divers by an unscrupulous South Sea island prince
Top hat by Mark Sandrich ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,214 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 )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,123 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
Bob Hope's Confessions of a hooker : my lifelong love affair with golf by Bob Hope ( Book )
6 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spotlights the memorable moments of more than fifty years of golfing
My favorite brunette by Bob Hope ( Visual )
91 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,055 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
Road to Morocco by Road to Morocco (Motion picture) ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1942 and 2010 in English and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lone survivors of a ship wreck 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
Road to Utopia ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in English and held by 609 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
I never left home by Bob Hope ( Book )
15 editions published between 1944 and 1946 in English and Undetermined and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Road to Singapore by Victor Schertzinger ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When junior shipping mogul Josh Mallon comes too close to getting hitched, he and his best buddy Ace Lannigan run to the furthest point they can find on a map--Singapore. The first of the famous "Road" pictures starring Bob Hope and Bing Crosby as a team of irrepressible bachelors. The scenery includes Dorothy Lamour as the beautiful live-in housekeeper they bring home
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. Includes footage from shows such as "The Milton Berle show", "The Ed Sullivan show", "The Jack Benny show", "The Red Skelton show", "I love Lucy", and "The Honeymooners." Six years in the making, the program features exclusive in-depth interviews with an unprecedented collection of TV's early stars
Road to Zanzibar by Victor Schert ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1941 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The second of the famous "Road" pictures starring Bob Hope and Bing Crosby as a couple of scheming carnival performers
The Lemon drop kid ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 488 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
Son of Paleface ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 459 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 paleface ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A timid frontier dentist finds himself gunslinging alongside the fearless Calamity Jane as she fights off outlaws and Indians
Road to Rio by Norman Z McLeod ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1947 and 2005 in English and held by 419 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 seven little Foys ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1954 and 2004 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A musical comedy based on the life of vaudevillian Eddie Foy. When Eddie's wife dies, leaving him with seven children, he puts the kids into the act and takes the show on the road
The ghost breakers ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 374 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 George Marshall ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1950 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A zany red-head and her mother bring back a bogus butler to frontier New Mexico
The road to Hong Kong ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harry (Crosby) and Chester (Hope) travel to Tibet to search for a drug to restore Chester's memory. Once they find the cure, Chester's memory becomes so good that he accidentally memorizes a secret formula for space navigation. Soon the two meet up with a beautiful spy (Collins) and get slightly sidetracked ... to another planet!
 
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Alternative Names
Hope, Bob
Hope, Leslie T. 1903-2003
Hope, Leslie Townes.
Hope, Leslie Townes, 1902-2003
Hope, Leslie Townes, 1903-
Hope, Leslie Townes, 1903-2003
Hope, Robert, 1903-2003
Townes Hope, Leslie 1903-2003
Townes Leslie 1903-2003
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