Category Archives: Bob Hope

Happy Birthday Bob Hope: 110 years old today!

Happy Birthday Bob Hope: 110 years old today! Happy Birthday to Bob Hope who would be 110 years old today! Leslie Townes Hope, more popularly known as Bob Hope, was born on May 29, 1903 in Eltham, London. His parents … Continue reading

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Patriotic Old Time Radio Radio: Comedies

Patriotism is an essentially happy situation, so why shouldn’t comedy be a part of a Patriotic Old Time Radio Collection? No one needed a laugh as much as the Troops during WWII, and AFRS with their Command Performance. GI’s could … Continue reading

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Say The Magic Woid

Radio wasn’t always kind to Julius Marx. Better known to the world as Groucho, Julius and his brothers were pushed into show business by their mother, Minnie Marx, who hoped her sons would find their fortune like their uncle Al … Continue reading

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Goodnight Dolores Hope

In 1933 Bob Hope was appearing in his first Broadway show. One of his fellow cast members talked him into a night on the town. During a stop at the Vogue Club Bob saw a pretty girl singing “It’s Only … Continue reading

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Good Night, Sherwood Schwartz.

Sherwood Schwartz will be best remembered for writing on the Red Skelton Show, and creating “Gilligan’s Island” and “The Brady Bunch“. Schwartz passed away on Jul 12, 2011 at the age of 94. There will be a lot written about … Continue reading

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