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
07:09
Sherwood Schwartz on being offered a contract with Bob Hope
08:00
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

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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Custom car designer George Barris on designing Bob Hope's golf cart
02:19

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

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

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 Douglas on how Ohio native Bob Hope helped promote The Mike Douglas Show
01:19

Barbara Eden

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Barbara Eden on touring with Bob Hope for the Bob Hope Specials
07:09

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; 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 Goldenson on a photo of an award presented to Bob Hope
00:35
Leonard 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

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 first writing for Bob Hope
01:58

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

Mort Lachman

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Writer Mort Lachman on the beginning of his working relationship with Bob Hope
03:03
Writer Mort Lachman on Bob Hope hosting the The Colgate Comedy Hour (airdate: December 24, 1950) and his discomfort with TV cameras
02:30

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

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

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

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

Sherwood Schwartz

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Sherwood Schwartz on Bob Hope
00:27
Sherwood Schwartz on being offered a contract with Bob Hope
08:00
Sherwood Schwartz on writing for Bob Hope's radio show
04:32

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, and 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 on 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 on doing his radio show for the soldiers during World War II
04:28
Mel Shavelson on Bob Hope's traveling 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 of 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
00:22

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

Ret Turner

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

Jonathan Winters

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Jonathan Winters on Bob Hope
04:57

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