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Bob Hope, KBE, KCSG, KSS, born Leslie Townes Hope, (May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003) was an English-born American comedian and actor who appeared in vaudeville, on Broadway, and in radio,...

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My Favorite Brunette: Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Peter Lorre, Lon Chaney Jr. (1947 Movie)

DVD: www.amazon.com thefilmarchive.org My Favorite Brunette is a 1947 movie spoofing movie detectives and the film noir style. Starring Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour, it also features Lon Chaney, Jr. playing Willie, a character based on his Of Mice and Men role Lennie; Peter Lorre as Kismit, a comic take on his many film noir roles; and cameo appearances by film noir regular Alan Ladd and Hope partner Bing Crosby. The movie is now in the public domain and most copies of it available today are of poor quality. The film was later featured in an episode of Cinema Insomnia. The story is told in flashback from Death Row as Ronnie Jackson (Hope) relates the events to a group of reporters the events that lead to his predicament. Jackson is a baby photographer who dreams about being a real private detective like his friend Sam McCloud (Ladd). One day he is mistaken for a detective by a mysterious lady in distress (Lamour) and soon finds himself involved in a murder mystery. Featured cast Actor / Role Bob Hope / Ronnie Jackson Alan Ladd / Sam McCloud Dorothy Lamour / Baroness Carlotta Montay Frank Puglia / Baron Montay Peter Lorre / Kismet Lon Chaney, Jr. / Willie John Hoyt / Dr. Lundau Charles Dingle / Major Simon Montague Reginald Denny / James Collins Ann Doran / Miss Rogers Sir Bob Hope, KBE, KCSG, KSS (born Leslie Townes Hope; May 29, 1903 -- July 27, 2003) was a British-born American comedian and actor who appeared in vaudeville, on Broadway, and in radio, television and <b>...</b>
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