There are very few entertainers today that can match the humor, wit, and class of the legendary Bob Hope. From his USO tours to his numerous television specials, Bob was one funny man everyone could rely on for a helping hand or a perfectly-timed joke. If you're looking to relive those classic Bob Hope moments or you're experiencing him for the first time, Shout! Factory has put together the comprehensive collection of his classic films in 2 DVD collector sets. The first collection includes 5 original movies and the second collection includes six! Nowhere else are you going to find a better selection of the work of this iconic performer, including the classic "road movies", co-starring Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour.
The Bob Hope Collection, Vol. 1
A box set of five of Bob Hope‘s best-loved and best-selling movies on 3 DVDs: Road to Rio (1947), Road to Bali (1952), The Lemon Drop Kid (1951), My Favorite Brunette (1947), and The Seven Little Foys (1955).
Stars: Bob Hope; Bing Crosby, Dorothy Lamour (Road to Rio, Road to Bali), Marilyn Maxwell, William Frawley (The Lemon Drop Kid), Dorothy Lamour, Peter Lorre (My Favorite Brunette), James Cagney, Milly Vitale (The Seven Little Foys)
Director: Norman Z. McLeod (Road to Rio), Hal Walker (Road to Bali), Sidney Lanfield (The Lemon Drop Kid), Elliot Nugent (My Favorite Brunette) Melville Shavelson (The Seven Little Foys)
The Bob Hope Collection, Vol. 2
A box set of six of Bob Hope‘s best-loved and best-selling movies on 4 DVDs: The Great Lover (1949), How To Commit Marriage (1969), Son of Paleface (1952), Paris Holiday (1958), The Private Navy of Sgt. O’Farrell (1968), and Cancel My Reservation (1972).
Stars: Bob Hope; Eva Marie Saint (Cancel My Reservation), Jackie Gleason (How To Commit Marriage), Jane Russell, Roy Rogers (Son of Paleface), Phyllis Diller (The Private Navy of Sgt. O’Farrell), Rhoda Fleming (The Great Lover)
Directors: Paul Bogart (Cancel My Reservation), Frank Tashlin (The Private Navy of Sgt. O’Farrell, Son of Paleface), Norman Panama (How To Commit Marriage), Gerd Oswald (Paris Holiday), Alexander Hall (The Great Lover)
The Bob Hope Collection, Vol. 1 (Available Now) and
The Bob Hope Collection, Vol. 2 (Available April 12th) directly from Shout! Factory
Here’s a famous bit from Road to Rio…