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This is Bob Hope /
a production of Crew Neck Productions and American Masters Pictures ; written, produced and directed by John Scheinfeld ; produced by Dave Harding [and three others].
edition
Director's cut, Widescreen.
imprint
[Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [2017]
description
1 videodisc (114 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN
1531703208, 9781531703202
format(s)
DVD
Holdings
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imprint
[Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [2017]
isbn
1531703208
9781531703202
standard identifier
841887034937
publisher #
AM61704
credits note
Editor, Peter S. Lynch, II ; director of photography, Stan Taylor ; music, Mark Leggett.
general note
Originally broadcast in 2017 as an episode of the PBS television series: American masters.
Special features: Monologue misfires; Bob's writers; Korea; A letter from Bob; Learning from the best; The boat show line; One night in Nebraska; You didn't say "no" to Bob Hope.
Wide screen.
performer
Voice (excerpts from Bob Hope's writings), Billy Crystal.
abstract
During his eight-decade career, Bob Hope was the only performer to achieve top-rated success in every form of mass entertainment: Vaudeville, Broadway, movies, radio, television, popular song and personal appearances, including hosting the Academy Awards a record 19 times and his annual USO Christmas military tours. Includes film, television, and radio clips; readings of excerpts from Hope's writings; and interviews with prominent entertainment industry figures, family members, and Hope's writers.
language note
In English; with optional English subtiles.
catalogue key
11487948
target audience
Rating: TVPG.
technical details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo.

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