BOB HOPE'S OVERSEAS CHRISTMAS TOURS: AROUND THE WORLD WITH THE TROOPS {USO TOURS} {PART 2 OF 2} (TV)

Summary

Part two of a six-hour salute to Bob Hope's USO Christmas tours from 1941 through 1972. The first portion, which focuses primarily on Hope's shows in Korea and Vietnam, includes clips of Carroll Baker, Jack Jones, Joey Heatherton, Kay Stevens, Jerry Colonna, the Golddiggers, trampoline artist Dick Alberts, Danny Kaye, Debbie Reynolds, Al Jolson, Marilyn Monroe, Barbara McNair singing, Raquel Welch dancing, and Hope and Linda Bennet performing a duet.

The next portion, which focuses primarily on Hope's shows in Vietnam, includes clips of Ann-Margret dancing with Hope; Irving Berlin in archival footage; Jinx Falkenberg in a post-World War II tour; Romy Schneider in Berlin, 1969; Connie Stevens and Neil Armstrong in Vietnam; Charo in New York; Phyllis Diller; Cardinal Francis J. Spellman of New York and the Rev. Billy Graham; Jerry Colonna; Mary Martin; the Dingalings perform "The Funky Chicken"; and Ursula Andress.

The final portion, which focuses primarily on Hope's shows in Vietnam, includes clips of Ursula Andress joking with Hope; Marlene Dietrich, Beatrice Lillie, Fred Astaire, and Bing Crosby in England during World War II; Lola Falana singing; Dolores Hope singing; Gloria Loring singing "Silent Night"; and Jim Nabors, Jill St. John, Don Ho, Charley Pride, Alan Shepard, and Redd Foxx. Includes commercials.

Part 1 of this six-hour tribute aired on February 3, 1980 (T80:0368).

Details

  • NETWORK: NBC
  • DATE: February 10, 1980 Sunday 8:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 2:53:53
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: T80:0371
  • GENRE: Comedy/Variety
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Christmas
  • SERIES RUN: NBC - TV, 1980
  • COMMERCIALS:

CREDITS

    • Bob Hope … Executive Producer
    • Linda Hope … Supervising Producer
    • Malcolm Leo … Producer, Director, Writer
    • Andrew Solt … Producer, Director, Writer
    • Phillip Savenick … Associate Producer
    • Bonnie Kober Peterson … Associate Producer
    • Susan Freeman Walker … Associate Producer
    • David Fairfield … Associate Producer
    • Karl Epstein … Associate Producer
    • Jim Jordan … Director
    • Mort Lachman … Director
    • Jack Shea … Director
    • Bob Wynn … Director
    • Gig Henry … Writer
    • Robert L. Mills … Writer
    • Chester Castalaw … Writer
    • Fred S. Fox … Writer
    • Gene Moss … Writer
    • Seaman Jacobs … Writer
    • Milt Josefsberg … Writer
    • Bill Larkin … Writer
    • Charles Lee … Writer
    • Raymond Siller … Writer
    • Martin Ragaway … Writer
    • Larry Rhine … Writer
    • Norman Sullivan … Writer
    • James Thurman … Writer
    • Mel Tolkin … Writer
    • John Rapp … Writer
    • Ed Weinberger … Writer
    • Lester White … Writer
    • Les Brown … Conductor
    • Bob Alberti … Music by
    • Bob Hope … Host
    • Dick Alberts
    • Carroll Baker
    • Linda Bennet
    • Jerry Colonna
    • Golddiggers, The (dancers)
    • Joey Heatherton
    • Al Jolson
    • Jack Jones
    • Danny Kaye
    • Barbara McNair
    • Marilyn Monroe
    • Debbie Reynolds
    • Kay Stevens
    • Raquel Welch
    • Ursula Andress
    • Ann-Margret
    • Neil Armstrong
    • Irving Berlin
    • Charo (singer)
    • Jerry Colonna
    • Phyllis Diller
    • Dingalings, The (music group)
    • Jinx Falkenberg
    • Billy Graham
    • Mary Martin
    • Romy Schneider
    • Francis J. Spellman
    • Connie Stevens
    • Bob Wynn
    • Fred Astaire
    • Bing Crosby
    • Marlene Dietrich
    • Lola Falana
    • Redd Foxx
    • Don Ho
    • Dolores Hope
    • Beatrice Lillie
    • Gloria Loring
    • Jim Nabors
    • Charley Pride
    • Alan Shepard
    • St. John, Jill