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The Bob Hope show. Guest: Babe Ruth

Author: Bob Hope; Jerry Colonna; Babe Ruth; Radio Classics, Inc.
Publisher: [Cedar Knolls, N.J.] : Radio Classics, Inc., 2005.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : Document : English
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During the war years, "Bob Hope's Pepsodent show" was radio's highest rated series. Hope's legendary broadcasts from military bases around the world helped boost American morale during some of our darkest days. However, it was the lightning fast pace of his countless jokes that made the show such a success. Bob Hope's co-star was Jerry Colonna, a madcap musician complete with outlandish mustache. Colonna, or  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Comedy radio programs
Material Type: Document, Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Hope; Jerry Colonna; Babe Ruth; Radio Classics, Inc.
OCLC Number: 61431292
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Duration: 29:55.
Performer(s): Starring Bob Hope with Jerry Colonna and Babe Ruth.
Event notes: Originally broadcast on 03/03/1942.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 7172 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Other Titles: Bob Hope show (Radio program)

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During the war years, "Bob Hope's Pepsodent show" was radio's highest rated series. Hope's legendary broadcasts from military bases around the world helped boost American morale during some of our darkest days. However, it was the lightning fast pace of his countless jokes that made the show such a success. Bob Hope's co-star was Jerry Colonna, a madcap musician complete with outlandish mustache. Colonna, or "Professor" as he was known on the show, became famous for his two catch phrases: "Greetings, Gate!" and "Who's Yehudi?" Although the show's humor was based around the current events of the 1930's, 40's and 50's, it is as funny today as it was 60 years ago.

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