The Colgate Comedy Hour (1950–1955)

host: Bob Hope; guest stars: Rosemary Clooney, Mickey Rooney, Fred Clark, 

Filmed at the El Capitan Theater in Hollywood, California and broadcast on NBC. Cynthia and Kay Strother, as the Bell Sisters, perform "Do It Again" and then duet with Bob Hope on "June Night."

Writers:

Jack Douglas (additional material), Charles Lee | 3 more credits »

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Bob Hope ... Himself - Host
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
The Bell Sisters The Bell Sisters ... Themselves
Les Brown Les Brown ... Himself - Orchestrator
Fred Clark ... Himself
Rosemary Clooney ... Herself
Ray Kellogg ... Himself - sailor
Les Brown and His Band of Renown Les Brown and His Band of Renown ... Themselves
Paul McVey ... Himself
Barney Phillips ... Himself - military officer
Mickey Rooney ... Himself - surprise appearance
Joan Shawlee ... Herself
Kay Strother Kay Strother ... Herself - Performer
Bob Sweeney ... Himself
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Storyline

The first skit shows Bob and Rosemary as a honeymoon couple with a domineering Admiral as sailor Bob's father-in-law, then a scene at Paramount where Bob shoots a scene with an over bearing army officer as an advisor, and last, Bob's a PFC with secret papers who's seduced by a beautiful spy. Written by WesternOne

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

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Release Date:

29 March 1953 (USA) See more »

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Trivia

This programme's main skit is a near replay of the one Bob did on the (Fridgidaire) Comedy Hour in November 1950. Evidently the naive serviceman (pick which service) that gets seduced by the enemy Mata Hari-like spy bit must have been Hope's ready-to-use skit when he played various venues in his USO tours. See more »

Soundtracks

Getting To Know You
Written by Richard Rodgers (as Rogers) and Oscar Hammerstein II (as Hammerstein)
Sung by Rosemary Clooney and Bob Hope
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