Bob Hope Show: Guest Star Jerry Colonna

  • by Bob Hope Show
  • Narrated by Bob Hope, Jerry Colonna
  • 0 hrs and 29 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

This episode of Bob Hope's classic NBC radio show originally aired on April 21, 1955.Bob Hope made his radio debut on NBC in May 1937. He became a top-rated fixture on Tuesday nights with his theme song, "Thanks for the Memories". His legendary broadcasts from military bases around the world helped boost American morale during the dark days of World War II. Over the years, his radio regulars included Jerry Colonna, Brenda and Cobina, Vera Vague, Wendall Niles, and orchestras led by Skinnay Ennis and Les Brown. Featured singers on the show included Judy Garland, Frances Langford, Doris Day, and Gloria Jean.
Hope's radio career lasted well into the mid-1950s. By then, he had become a major movie and television star. He died on July 29, 2003, at the age of 100.

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What the Critics Say

"One of America's most popular radio comedians." (Raymond Strait, Bob Hope: A Tribute)

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-12-2007
  • Publisher: Radio Spirits, Inc.