PEPSODENT SHOW STARRING BOB HOPE, THE (RADIO)

Summary

One in this series of comedy/variety programs hosted by Bob Hope. In this program broadcast from the Marine Corps Air Station at El Toro, California, Hope opens with jokes geared toward the Marines and El Toro. Highlights of this program include the following: Colonna gives acting lessons; Ennis sings "I'm Gonna See My Baby" and Hope kids Skinnay about his physique; Langford and Hope do a sketch in which Hope is a marine; Langford sings "I Dream of You"; Hope, Colonna, and Vera Vague try to find living quarters for Hope; and Hope closes with thanks to the Marines. Commercials for Pepsodent. (Series title and sponsors vary: as above, for Pepsodent, 1938-1952.)

Details

  • NETWORK: NBC
  • DATE: December 5, 1944 Tuesday 10:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:30:00
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  • CATALOG ID: R79:0186
  • GENRE: Radio - Comedy/Variety
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Comedy
  • SERIES RUN: NBC - Radio series, 1938-1952
  • COMMERCIALS: Radio - Commercials - Pepsodent

CREDITS

  • Wendell Niles … Announcer
  • Ennis, Skinnay, and His Orchestra … Music Group
  • Bob Hope … Cast
  • Jerry Colonna … Cast
  • Frances Langford … Cast
  • Barbara Jo Allen … Cast, Vera Vague
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