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The amazing careers of Bob Hope

from gags to riches

by Joe Morella

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Published by Arlington House in New Rochelle, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hope, Bob, 1903-

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Joe Morella, Edward Z. Epstein, and Eleanor Clark.
    ContributionsEpstein, Edward Z., joint author., Clark, Eleanor, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN2287.H63 M6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination256 p.
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5418301M
    ISBN 100870001914
    LC Control Number73010745

    Bob Hope My Life in Jokes May by Bob Hope, Linda Hope Hardcover. Throughout his career, Bob Hope's face—whether looking sly, silly, conniving, lascivious, witless, or serious—has been an inspiration to artists, photographers, and admirers. These “Faces of Hope” are from a wide range of sources, including fans from around the world, film studio photographers, and professional artists.

      With Bob Hope: My Life in Jokes, readers can enjoy the very best of his humor and, in the process, learn about the amazing life and career of a true national treasure. On the early years: "I wouldn't have had anything to eat if it wasn't for the stuff the audience threw at me." On growing old: "Age is only a number/5(4).   Born in London, Hope arrived in America with his family at the age of four and grew up in Cleveland, Ohio. He began his career in show business in the early s. Category.

    Over the course of his long, prolific career, Bob Hope conquered stage, screen, radio, and television. His USO shows, delivered to American troops stationed around the world and later broadcast to.   Bob Hope performs for servicemen at Munda Airstrip, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, in (U.S. Army/AP) For his first book, Comedy at the Edge, about standup comedy in .


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The amazing careers of Bob Hope;: From gags to riches, Hardcover – January 1, by Joe Morella (Author)Author: Joe Morella. pages 25 cm. The amazing careers of Bob Hope; from gags to riches Item PreviewPages: The book is organized around Bob Hope's careers in vaudeville, Broadway, radio, film, television, and U.S.O.

tours, and is studded with an ample supply of anecdotes, transcriptions, and personal recollections by Hope, and the colloquial biographical sketch preceding the description of Bob Hope's various careers sets the largely effusive tone.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Morella, Joe. Amazing careers of Bob Hope. London ; New York: W.H. Allen, (OCoLC) Named Person.

Bob Hope KBE, KC*SG, KSS was a British-American stand-up comedian, vaudevillian, actor, singer, dancer, athlete, and author. With a career that spanned nearly 80 years, Hope appeared in more than 70 short and feature films, with 54 feature films with Hope as star, including a series of seven "Road" musical comedy movies with Bing Crosby as Hope's top-billed partner.

In addition to hosting the Academy Born: Leslie Townes Hope,Well Hall. I read this book and loved it. I'm not sure what old Arthur Marx's problem is, but he does love to dish the dirt. This book is about the legend that was Bob Hope. It really is a great read. The story of Bob going into hospital because Bing Crosby had 'a nice' experience there is very amusing/5(44).

Bob Hope — “the most honored entertainer” ever, according to the Guinness Book of World Records, for his achievements in theater, radio, film, TV, philanthropy and business, and an Author: Mary Claire Kendall.

The Bob Hope Legacy is proud to partner with the USO to create the Bob Hope Legacy Reading Program. In the spirit of Bob Hope and his dedication for bringing military families together, the program is largely driven by virtual, on-demand story time offerings that will help the USO extend its reach and connect an estima military families around the globe through reading this year.

Bob Hope with his wife, Dolores, are seen here circa Courtesy Everett Collection. Comedy legend Bob Hope was a top star in vaudeville, on Broadway, on Author: Lou Lumenick.

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About the Author. Bob Hope was in the forefront of the entertainment industry for virtually his entire life. Primarily a comedian, he also acted, sang, and even danced, hosted his own radio and television shows, and starred in sixty movies.

Bob Hope's dedication to and love for the American GI /5(24). The Adventures of Bob Hope is an American celebrity comics comic book series that was published by National Periodical Publications (an imprint of DC Comics). The series featured stories based on comedian Bob Hope, as well as assorted other humorous series ran for issues from through Publisher: National Periodical Publications.

Bob Hope’s most popular book is Don't Shoot, It's Only Me: Bob Hope's Comedy History of the United Bob Hope has 20 books on Goodreads with ratings. Home. A great biography about Bob Hope. Zoglin has done a wonderful job on one of the greatest entertainers on the 20th century. He starts from his humble beginnings in England,follows his journey to America and then his first beginnings as an entertainer.

Hope was a part of all phases of entertainment in the 20th century/5(). Gary Schantz I thought the same thing especially in light of the fact that the book is basically a history of his career and little else. Unfortunately when a man more I thought the same thing especially in light of the fact that the book is basically a history of his career and little else.

Unfortunately when a man lives years, it does take quite a few pages to cover every step of the way/5. Directed by Jack Arnold. With Bob Hope, Lana Turner, Janis Paige, Jim Hutton. A bachelor author of sleazy books moves to a family-oriented subdivision where he becomes an unofficial relationship advisor to unhappy local housewives, to the dismay of their respective husbands who suspect him of sexual misconduct/10(K).

Although Hope had acted in some short motion picture comedies as early ashe began his feature-length movie career in Hollywood in with The Big Broadcast ofwhich also starred comedian W. Fields (–).

This was the beginning of an active film career for Hope. He went on to. Bob Hope lived so long that it's easy to forget how original he was, not to mention brilliantly funny and attractive. It's all here: the women, the politics, the amazing career, the selfless devotion to American soldiers, the unexpected empathy, and, thank God, the laughter." — Scott Eyman.

The Rise And Fall Of Comedian Bob Hope. Listen But if you examine the entirety of Hope's career, Zoglin argues, and view his achievements from a distance, it's clear that Hope. Publishers Weekly's best-selling work of nonfiction for was this comic account of the comedian Bob Hope's visits to military units in Europe and reading, it reminded me somewhat of the best-seller from two years earlier about being a private in the army.

In this case, however, the comedy is coming from someone who has been sent to entertain the troops, as Hope would do 4/5. Bob Hope book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Bob Hope was an American legend whose wisecracks kept America entertained f /5. Reviewer: porterville - favorite favorite favorite favorite favorite - March 5, Subject: A Real Treat to Listen to Bob Hope These shows span several years (late 's to mid 's).

Some of the comic monologues were time oriented in terms of events of the time, thus making it difficult for some not alive at the time to understand the.BOB HOPE: MY LIFE IN JOKES by Bob Hope with Linda Hopewas written just before the great comedian's death it presents his best jokes and comic anecdotes, organized by the stages of his of the ten chapters corresponds to a decade in his amazing career/5(5).