Bob Hope


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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Barbara Eden on touring with Bob Hope for the Bob Hope Specials
07:18
Edie Adams on her thoughts on people with whom she's worked - Bob Hope
04:05
Jerry Mathers on how Bob Hope saved his life while working on The Seven Little Foys
05:43
Mitzi Gaynor on dancing with Bob Hope on one of her television specials
00:44
Jack Shea on Bob Hope's legacy
01:08
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Edie Adams

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Edie Adams on her thoughts on people with whom she's worked - Bob Hope
04:05

Steve Allen

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Steve Allen on seeing Bob Hope in the radio show "Command Performance"
02:22
Steve Allen on radio stars slowly transitioning to television
00:30

Army Archerd

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Army Archerd on Bob Hope
00:28

Buddy Baker

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Buddy Baker on his start in radio for "The Bob Hope Show" and becoming the show's musical director
05:06

George Barris

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George Barris on designing Bob Hope's golf cart
02:20

Dick Berg

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Dick Berg on working with Bob Hope on Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theater 
00:33

Paul Bogart

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Paul Bogart on directing Bob Hope Presents The Chrysler Theatre
01:40

Haskell Boggs

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Haskell Boggs on the differences between shooting for television, and shooting features, and on working with Bing Crosby and Bob Hope
02:57

Al Borden

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Al Borden on his final thoughts on Bob Hope
01:21
Al Borden on various stars he worked with in his career
01:56
Al Borden on being propmaster for The Bob Hope Chevy Show
01:08

Dann Cahn

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Editor Dann Cahn on reuniting with Jess Oppenheimer 
00:58

Gilbert Cates

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Gilbert Cates on television plugs for products in the 1950s
02:35

Cyd Charisse

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Cyd Charisse on appearing on various Bob Hope Specials
00:58

William Clotworthy

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William Clotworthy on a Bob Hope drug joke on Saturday Night Live
01:28

Dick Cavett with Emerson College

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Dick Cavett on Bob Hope likely not having depression and what he learned from Bob Hope
03:16
Dick Cavett on an interaction between Bob Hope and Maurice Chevalier
03:56
Dick Cavett on how he tells jokes to people going off to war and on Bob Hope at USO shows
03:41
Dick Cavett on Bob Hope's influence on Woody Allen and on him
01:36

Hal Kanter with Emerson College

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Hal Kanter on learning to structure jokes, and on working with Bob Hope
03:02

Louis Nye with Emerson College

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Louis Nye on working with Bob Hope
00:32

Janis Paige with Emerson College

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Janis Paige on entertaining the troops with Bob Hope
02:58

Fred de Cordova

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Fred de Cordova on directing The Bob Cummings Show and working with Bing Crosby and Bob Hope
05:45
Fred de Cordova on Bob Hope
01:28

Warren Cowan

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Publicist Warren Cowan on Mack Miller's 1950s publicity business, whose main client was Bob Hope
03:24

Billy Crystal

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Billy Crystal on watching Bob Hope host the Academy Awards telecasts when he was a kid
02:40

Bill Daily

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Bill Daily on his I Dream of Jeannie character "Major Roger Healey" being like Bob Hope and Bing Crosby 
00:39

Phyllis Diller

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Phyllis Diller on Bob Hope's comic sensibilities
02:18
Phyllis Diller on Bob Hope
03:28

Phil Donahue

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Phil Donahue on Bob Hope wondering why Donahue wasn't on in L.A.
00:20
Phil Donahue on interviewing Bob Hope
00:49

Mike Douglas

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Mike Doulgas on how the concept for The Mike Douglas Show came about, and how Bob Hope helped promote it
01:58

Barbara Eden

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Barbara Eden on touring with Bob Hope for the Bob Hope Specials
07:18

Jamie Farr

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Jamie Farr on a memorable Bob Hope special in which he and Milton Berle wear the same dress
00:40

Mitzi Gaynor

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Mitzi Gaynor on show business advice from Bob Hope
01:25
Mitzi Gaynor on Bob Hope hosting the 1967 Academy Awards ceremony on which she sang "Georgy Girl"
02:40
Mitzi Gaynor on dancing with Bob Hope on one of her television specials
00:44

Larry Gelbart

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Larry Gelbart on Bob Hope, "last left in a pantheon of oversize talent"
00:55
Larry Gelbart on the process and structure of writing Bob Hope's monologues; on how the jokes would literally be cut up with scissors and taped together
04:01
Larry Gelbart on Bob Hope's treatment of writers, and how he always gave them credit
00:55

Leonard H. Goldenson

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Leonard H. Goldenson on a photo of an award presented to Bob Hope
00:35
Leonard H. Goldenson on a photo of a Christmas card of Bob Hope; on Hope's involvement with Goldenson's foundation for Cerebral Palsy
02:12

Robert Guillaume

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Robert Guillaume on Bob Hope
00:14

Dean Hargrove

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Dean Hargrove on writing for Bob Hope
01:53

Florence Henderson

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Florence Henderson on going to Australia with Bob Hope for his 75th birthday
00:50

Skitch Henderson

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Lyle "Skitch" Henderson on working with Bing Crosby and Bob Hope in nightclubs and on radio, and on getting his nickname from Bing Crosby
03:52

Seaman Jacobs

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Seaman Jacobs on the talent of Bob Hope
02:12
Seaman Jacobs on Bob Hope
00:19

Shirley Jones

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Shirley Jones on working with Bob Hope on variety specials
02:02

Hal Kanter

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Hal Kanter on his experience of World War II with Bob Hope
05:05
Hal Kanter on Milton Berle, Bob Hope, and Lucille Ball
00:36

Larry King

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Larry King on Bob Hope
00:37

William Klages

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William Klages on working with Bob Hope
01:12

Buz Kohan

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Buz Kohan on a moment with Bob Hope when Billy Crystal hosted the Oscars
02:16

Mort Lachman

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Mort Lachman on Bob Hope hosting the The Colgate Comedy Hour (airdate: December 24, 1950) and his discomfort with TV cameras
02:30
Mort Lachman on becoming a gag writer for Bob Hope's radio show
04:36
Mort Lachman on the experience of writing for Bob Hope's radio show
08:05
Mort Lachman on Bob Hope changing up the writing staff for his radio show, and on his friendship with Hope
03:23
Mort Lachman on being fired by Bob Hope, and on various other jobs he did
04:37
Mort Lachman on working around fame and celebrity, and on Bob Hope's demanding schedule
02:02
Mort Lachman on playing golf with Bob Hope
07:49
Mort Lachman on traveling with Bob Hope to various cities, and on adjusting his writing for location
03:27
Mort Lachman on writing for Bob Hope's USO shows
Mort Lachman on Bob Hope's ability to ad lib
02:45
Mort Lachman on Bob Hope hosting the Academy Awards
02:09
Mort Lachman on leaving the employ of Bob Hope
01:35

Frank Liberman

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Frank Liberman on what the publicity department does and on working with Bob Hope
02:52
Frank Liberman on how he came to represent Bob Hope
00:58
Frank Liberman on going overseas with Bob Hope
02:49
Frank Liberman on his years representing Bob Hope and other comedians
02:29

Art Linkletter

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Art Linkletter on Frank Sinatra and Bob Hope
02:56

James Lipton

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James Lipton on producing birthday specials for Bob Hope
14:22

Jay Livingston

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Ray Evans and Jay Livingston on their association with Bob Hope
05:12
Ray Evans and Jay Livingston on material for Bob Hope
02:29
Ray Evans and Jay Livingston on their close relationship with Bob Hope
01:39

Loring Mandel

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Loring Mandel on working with Bob Hope and Dave Garroway
03:47

Dick Martin

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Dick Martin on Rowan and Martin appearing on The Bob Hope Chevy Show
06:46

Jerry Mathers

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Jerry Mathers on working with Bob Hope and other celebrities
00:25
Jerry Mathers on how Bob Hope saved his life while working on The Seven Little Foys
05:43

Kent McCray

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Kent McCray on being unit manager for Bob Hope on a show from Alaska, also featuring Ginger Rogers
04:24
Kent McCray on traveling around the country as an associate producer on Bob Hope's USO Shows
17:19
Kent McCray on traveling to South Korea to associate produce Bob Hope's USO shows
09:28

Barney McNulty

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Barry McNulty on working with Bob Hope on his TV specials
16:57
Barney McNulty on the people that were in Bob Hope's entourage
01:46
Barney McNulty on the legacy of Bob Hope
03:04
Barney McNulty on doing cue cards and other duties for Bob Hope's USO Specials
07:03
Barney McNulty on working with Bob Hope as he got older and his eyesight declined
02:11
Barney McNulty on his wife, Jill McNulty and on Bob Hope thanking the troops
00:46
Barney McNulty on a photo of him with Bob Hope and others
00:11
Barney McNulty on a photo with Dan Rowan, Bob Hope, and Dick Martin
01:02

Don Mischer

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Don Mischer on working with Bob Hope and Gene Kelly
01:33

John Moffitt

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John Moffitt on promotional photos of Bob Hope and Danny Thomas
01:12

Tony Randall

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Tony Randall on appearing on Bob Hope Specials
02:10

Ed Resnick

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Ed Resnick on W6XYZ becoming commercial station KTLA on a broadcast hosted by Bob Hope
05:01

Larry Rhine

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Larry Rhine on being one of Bob Hope's writers
06:11

Hank Rieger

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Hank Rieger on publicity for NBC star Bob Hope; on traveling with him on USO tours
12:19

Thomas W. Sarnoff

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Thomas W. Sarnoff on negotiating (for NBC) with Bob Hope (which often included land deals)
02:47

Herbert S. Schlosser

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Herbert S. Schlosser on NBC's relationship with Bob Hope and Johnny Carson
07:00

Arthur Schneider

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Art Schneider on editing the Bob Hope Specials
03:53
Arthur Schneider on working with Bob Hope as editor of the Bob Hope Specials
09:03

Sherwood Schwartz

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Sherwood Schwartz on writing for Bob Hope's radio show
05:02
Sherwood Schwartz on his brother, Al Schwartz, writing for Bob Hope, and on being hired by Hope himself
02:01
Sherwood Schwartz on deciding not to become and doctor, and to write for Bob Hope
06:36

Mel Shavelson

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Mel Shavelson on writing around NBC Standards and Practices for Bob Hope
03:02
Mel Shavelson on working with Milt Josefsberg; on how he came to be a writer for Bob Hope
04:16
Mel Shavelson on writing for Bob Hope's radio show
05:30
Mel Shavelson on the format of Bob Hope's radio show and the process of getting the show on
05:11
Mel Shavelson on writing the various segments of Bob Hope's radio show and on working with Judy Garland
02:37
Mel Shavelson on how Bob Hope tested his material for his radio show and on Hope's comedic style
02:46
Mel Shavelson on Bob Hope acting in movies and doing his radio show for soldiers during World War II
04:28
Mel Shavelson on Bob Hope's travels around the world entertaining soldiers during World War II
02:46
Mel Shavelson on Bob Hope bringing his radio show to vaudeville and on Hope's celebrity
01:56
Mel Shavelson on how Bob Hope treated his writers and on what he learned as a writer for Hope
03:26
Mel Shavelson on finding the topics for Bob Hope's jokes and on Hope's "jokes vault"
04:12
Mel Shavelson on leaving Bob Hope's radio show
01:04
Mel Shavelson on the early development of television and color television and on writing an early experimental broadcast with Bob Hope
09:49
Mel Shavelson on writing feature films for Bob Hope and how he came to write for Danny Thomas
04:52
Mel Shavelson on directing the Bob Hope feature film "The Seven Little Foys"
03:49
Mel Shavelson on writing material for the Academy Awards telecasts hosted by Bob Hope
06:13

Jack Shea

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Jack Shea on being hired for the "Bob Hope Specials" and "Jerry Lewis Specials" and on Jerry Lewis' personality and Bob Hope's interest in the quality of the writing staff
07:21
Jack Shea on producers and writers on Bob Hope's television specials
01:46
Jack Shea on music director of Bob Hope's television specials, Les Brown, and entertaining troops at USO shows
02:36
Jack Shea on editing Bob Hope's USO shows
03:19
Jack Shea on Bob Hope's legacy
01:08

John Silva

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John Silva on KTLA's first commercial broadcast in January 1947 with Emcee Bob Hope
00:51

Doris Singleton

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Doris Singleton on working with Bob Hope on his radio show
00:22
Doris Singleton on working with Bob Hope on radio and television
01:01

Sid Smith

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Sid Smith on his seventeen year association with Bob Hope
02:38
Sid Smith on working with Bob Hope
04:40
Sid Smith on directing Bob Hope
03:34
Sid Smith on directing Bob Hope Specials; on Hope in the editing room and his form of comedy
07:54
Sid Smith on directing Bob Hope's Christmas Specials and other Bob Hope Specials
02:20
Sid Smith on the atmosphere on a Bob Hope set
03:50
Sid Smith on changes in Bob Hope Specials over the years; on the end of the specials
01:51
Sid Smith on a photo from his travels for Bob Hope Specials  
00:29
Sid Smith on a photo with Bob Hope, Lucille Ball, and Milton Berle 
00:42

Ben Starr

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Ben Starr on writing TV specials and movies for Bob Hope
14:50

Gale Storm

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Gale Storm on her memories of filming scenes with Bob Hope
02:00

Mel Tolkin

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Mel Tolkin on writing for Bob Hope
07:07
Mel Tolkin on Bob Hope
00:26

Ret Turner

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Ret Turner on costume design for Bob Hope's television specials
01:28

Andy Williams

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Andy Williams on Bob Hope appearing on The Andy Williams Show and on knowing him since childhood
00:39

Jonathan Winters

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Jonathan Winters on Bob Hope
04:57

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