WorldCat Identities

Lamour, Dorothy 1914-1996

Overview
Works: 495 works in 950 publications in 3 languages and 13,415 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Fiction  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Parodies, imitations, etc 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Author, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Dorothy Lamour
Road to Bali( Visual )

92 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hope and Crosby are vaudeville performers hired as deep sea divers by an unscrupulous South Sea island prince
The greatest show on earth by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

19 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in English and held by 1,412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A splashy, colorful look at life under the big top
My favorite brunette by Bob Hope( Visual )

102 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,062 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 2012 in English and held by 977 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
Donovan's reef by John Ford( Visual )

13 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "Donovan's Reef," John Wayne heads a group of high skilled professional game hunters in Africa who capture the ferocious big game with strong rope and cameras for zoos and circus attractions. In "Hatari," a straight-laced Bostonian comes searching for her father, a brawling ex-Navy man living on a South Pacific island
Road to Utopia( Visual )

16 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in English and held by 603 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
Road to Singapore by Victor Schertzinger( Visual )

11 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and held by 557 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
Road to Zanzibar by Victor Schert( Visual )

10 editions published between 1941 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second of the famous "Road" pictures starring Bob Hope and Bing Crosby as a couple of scheming carnival performers
Road to Rio by Norman Z McLeod( Visual )

15 editions published between 1947 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 415 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 road to Hong Kong( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 309 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!
On the road with Bob Hope and Bing Crosby( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Road to Zanzibar: Scheming carnival performers split town after selling a phony diamond mine and end up in Zanzibar where they meet a couple of con-women
Creepshow 2 by Michael Gornick( Visual )

20 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join the rotting Creep as he introduces this horror anthology which presents gruesome looks at the latest tales of horror
College swing( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

College swing: a tune-filled spoof of small-town college. The big broadcast of 1938: W.C. Fields plays dual roles while Hope juggles three ex-wives and romances Dorothy Lamour
Bob Hope thanks for the memories collection( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(The paleface) "Timid correspondence school dentist 'Painless' Peter Potter unwittingly marries sharpshooter Calamity Jane who is hot on the trial of a dangerous renegade gang in the Wild West."--Container
My favorite blonde( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My favorite blonde: It's all aboard for intrigue, laughs and romance as Bob Hope and Madeleine Carroll contend with German spies during a daffy but dangerous cross-country chase. Star spangled rhythm: A young sailor thinks his dad is a studio boss, when in fact his father is a gatekeeper
The hurricane by John Ford( Visual )

15 editions published between 1937 and 2004 in English and French and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Escapist tale set on the South Seas island of Manikoora, where the idyllic native life of Hall and Lamour is disrupted when Hall is imprisoned for brawling in a saloon and must struggle against vindictive governer Massey and the elements, including a gigantic storm, in order to be reunited with Lamour
Swing high, swing low( Visual )

22 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the stage play Burlesque, this musical drama highlights musician MacMurray's rise to fame and then follows his downward plunge to being, once again, a nonentity
On our merry way( Visual )

3 editions published between 1976 and 2000 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pair of impoverished swing band musicians attempt to change their luck by rigging a talent contest
Caught in the draft Give me a sailor( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caught in the draft: Hope plays a gun-shy movie star who gets drafted. He pulls through and ends up a hero and wins the heart of the colonel's daughter. Give me a sailor: A comedy about mixed-up relationships. Sailors Jim and Walter Brewster are brothers in love with the same girl, Nancy, who has an ugly duckling sister, Letty. Letty agrees to help Jim win Nancy if he will help her win Walter. Jim tries, but nothing seems to work, that is until a photo of Letty's legs wins first prize in a national contest. Suddenly Walter notices her, but Letty changes her mind, causing things to get even more mixed up
The Bob Hope Show( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Kaumeyer, Dorothy 1914-1996

Slaton, Mary Leta Dorothy.

Slaton, Mary Leta Dorothy 1914-1996

Languages
English (372)

Spanish (14)

French (5)

Covers
My favorite brunetteDonovan's reefRoad to ZanzibarThe road to Hong KongCreepshow 2The Bob Hope Show