BOB HOPE: THE ROAD TO LAUGHTER
Before he was an icon, before he was a legend, before he spent every Christmas with the troops...before he was a fixture on TV and at the Academy Awards ®... Bob Hope's journey on the road to laughter began with a series of movies that have become classics. For nearly a quarter of a century Bob Hope was a major movie star. This program contains over 90 movie clips from these legendary films. Also included are commentaries by writers throughout his career, as well as a segment with renown film critic Leonard Maltin.
Contains Bonus Material Not Included In The American Public Television Broadcast: Additional remembrances from Bob Hope's writers: Mort Lachman (writer, 1947-48,1951-75), Melville Shavelson (writer, 1938-42), Larry Gelbart (writer 1948-51) and Sherwood Schwartz (writer 1939-43). Additional commentary on Bob Hope's career from film historian Leonard Maltin. Narrated by Fred Applegate.
- Rating: NR
- Release Date: November 11, 2003
- Price: $9.95