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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].

This is Bob Hope

Scheinfeld, John, screenwriter, television producer, television director. (Added Author).
Harding, Dave, television producer. (Added Author).
Crystal, Billy, voice actor. (Added Author).
Crew Neck Productions, production company. (Added Author).
American Masters Pictures, production company. (Added Author).
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), publisher. (Added Author).
PBS Distribution (Firm), film distibutor. (Added Author).
Editor, Peter S. Lynch, II ; director of photography, Stan Taylor ; music, Mark Leggett. (Cast).

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  • 1 copies at Grand Rapids Public Library

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Westside DVD 792.7028 This (Text) 31307023756499 Movies - Non Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781531703202
  • ISBN: 1531703208
  • ISBN: 0841887034937
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (114 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Director's cut, Widescreen.
  • Publisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally broadcast in 2017 as an episode of the PBS television series: American masters.
Wide screen.
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.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Editor, Peter S. Lynch, II ; director of photography, Stan Taylor ; music, Mark Leggett.
Participant or Performer Note:
Voice (excerpts from Bob Hope's writings), Billy Crystal.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: TVPG.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo.
Language Note:
In English; with optional English subtiles.
Subject: Hope, Bob, 1903-2003.
Comedians > United States > Biography.
Entertainers > United States > Biography.
United States.
Genre: Biographical television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
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