(1997) TV commercial
: The Big K-Mart
(mid-'70s) TV commercial
(1957) Magazine ad: Parker 61 pen
(1940s) Magazine ads: Chesterfield cigarettes
(1/1/47) Grand Marshal, Tournament of Roses parade, Pasadena, CA.
(1/1/69) Grand Marshal, Tournament of Roses parade, Pasadena, CA.
Although Hope's first movie wasn't made until 1934, a 1930 screen test exists and has been shown in documentaries.
Established the Bob Hope Home for Disabled Children in Port Arthur, Texas. He also contributed towards its expansion.
(1973) Album: "Holidays" (Spear Records 4700), consisted of holiday-themed monologues from previous specials
(1962) Unsold pilot: Produced a pilot for a proposed NBC comedy series called "Amy". It starred Sharon Farrell
(1927) Stage: Appeared (as "Monk", billed as Lester Hope) in "Sidewalks of New York" on Broadway
. Knickerbocker Theatre: 3 Oct 1927-Jan 1928 (closing date unknown/112 performances). Cast included Ruby Keeler
. Produced by Charles B. Dillingham
(1924) Stage: Appeared (as "Screeves" / "Ensemble") in "Ups-a Daisy" on Broadway
. Musical comedy. Music by Lewis E. Gensler
(also producer). Book / lyrics by Clifford Grey
and Robert A. Simon
. Based on a play by Curt Kraatz
. Musical Director: Gene Salzer. Music orchestrated by Frank Black. Scenic Design by John Wenger. Costume Design by Kiviette. Choreographed by Earl Lindsay. Directed by Edgar J. MacGregor
. Shubert Theatre: 8 Oct 1928-1 Dec 1928 (64 performances). Cast: Al Berl (as "Ensemble"), Harry Blake
(as "Ensemble"; final Broadway
role), Sam Bradley (as "Ensemble"), Russ Brown (as "Jimmy Ridgeway"), Sybil Bursk (as "Ensemble"), Joseph Caits (as "Oskar"), Louis Caits (as "Sepp"), Teddy Cameron (as "Ensemble"), Joan Carter Waddell (as "Madge Mallory"), John Coughlin (as "Ensemble"), Alan Crane (as "A Page/Ensemble"), Rita Crane (as "Gertrude" / "Ensemble"), Virginia Crowe (as "Ensemble"), May Delaney (as "Ensemble"), Margaret Dybfest (as "Ensemble"), Adeline Foley (as "Ensemble"), Alan Fox (as "Scrams" / "Ensemble"), Ruth Gaudens (as "Ensemble"), Luella Gear
(as "Ethel Billings"), Carolyn Gerken (as "Ensemble"), Ruth Hartman (as "Ensemble"), Mitzi Hayes (as "Ensemble"), Florence Healy (as "Ensemble"), Muriel Hoey (as "Ensemble"), Lebanon Hoffa (as "Ensemble"), Amalie Ideal (as "Ensemble"), Sidney Kane (as "Ensemble"), Irene Kelly (as "Ensemble"), Nell Kelly (as "Lurline"), William Kent
, Arthur LaFrack (as "Ensemble"), Myrtle Lambert (as "Ensemble"), Jimmy Lee (as "Ensemble"), Lorry LeNoie (as "Ensemble"), Walter Lowery (as "Ensemble"), Herbert Lund (as "Ensemble"), Jocelyn Lyle (as "Mary" / "Ensemble"), Marilyn Mack (as "Ensemble"), Dolly Martinez (as "Ensemble"), Virginia May (as "Ensemble"), Fred Maye (as "Freddie" / "Ensemble"), John McCahill (as "Ensemble"), Marjorie Miller (as "Ensemble"), Georgia Moore (as "Marigold" / "Ensemble"), Lucille Moore (as "Ensemble"), Odessa Morgan (as "Ensemble"), Billy Neely (as "Walter" / "Ensemble"), Petra Olsen (as "Ensemble"), Charlotte Otis (as "Ensemble"), George Pauncefort (as "Ambrose Wattle"), Mildred Pitcher (as "Ensemble"), Patricia Pitcher (as "Ensemble"), Blanche Reeves (as "Ensemble"), Roy Royston (as "Roy Lindbrooke"), Marie Saxon (as "Polly Mallory"), Francis X. Sinnott (as "Ensemble"), George Smith (as "Ensemble"), Ruth Timmons (as "Ensemble"), Mildred Tolle (as "Irene"), Buster West (as "Pinky Parks"), John West (as "Fletcher"), Wanda Wood (as "Ensemble"), Betty Wright (as "Ensemble"), Grace Wright (as "Ensemble"), Dorothy Wyatt (as "Ensemble"). Produced by Lewis E. Gensler
(1931) Stage: Starred (as Himself) in "Bob Hope at the Palace" on Broadway
. Palace Theatre: 28 Feb 1931-unknown (unknown performances).
(1932) Stage: Appeared (as "Minsky" / "Chorus") in "Ballyhoo of 1932" on Brodway. Musical comedy/revue. Material by Norman B. Anthony. Additional dialogue by Sig Herzig
. Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg
. Music by Lewis E. Gensler
. Musical Director: Max Meth. Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek
. Directed by Norman B. Anthony, Lewis E. Gensler, Bobby Connolly
and Russell Patterson. 44th Street Theatre: 6 Sep 1932-26 Nov 1932 (95 performances). Cast: Albertina Rasch
Dancers, Leon Alton, Inga Anderson, Jeanne Aubert (as "She"), Marjorie Baglin, Firley Banks, Al Bloom, Mildred Borst, Lucille Brodin, P. Brookes, Mary Brooks, Hugh Cameron (as "Mr. Throckmorton" / "Big Business" / "Senator from Texas"), Joe Carey, Alice Carleton, Helene Carson, Barbara Coswell, Jack Douglas, Margaret Durande, Florence Earle, Ruth Fischer, Marion Forbes, Gloria Gilbert, Gloria Glennon, Rosalind Golden, P. Gurney, Ray Halberg, Grace Hartman, Paul Hartman, Tom Harty, Eugene Howard, Willie Howard, Milton LeRoy, Vera Marshe, Billy Marvil, Lulu McConnell, Nina Mae McKinney, Vida McLain, Paul Murdock, Dorissa Nelova, Sunnie O'Dea, Lucille Clay Osborne, Edna Pence, John Peters, Ruth Reiter, Josephine Robert, Bernice Roberts, Jack Ross, Sid Salzer, Ralph Sanford, Marguerite Slattery, Donald Stewart, J. Stillman, Dorothy Van Hest. Produced by Ballyhoo Productions, Inc.
(1933) Stage: Appeared (as "Huckleberry Haines") in "Roberta" on Broadway
. Musical revue. Music by Jerome Kern
. Book / lyrics by Otto A. Harbach
. Based on the novel "Gowns by Roberta" by Alice Duer Miller
. Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett
. Musical Director: Victor Baravalle
. Scenic Design by Clark Robinson. Gowns Designed by Madame Tafel. Furs Designed by Max Koch. Costume Design by Kiviette. Lighting Design (uncredited) / Directed (uncredited) by Hassard Short
. Choreographed by Jose Limon
. New Amsterdam Theatre: 18 Nov 1933-21 Jul 1934 (295 performances). Cast: Barbara Adams, Ray Adams, Berenice Alaire, Leon Alton, Michael Alvarez, Dorothy Atkins, Bob Barrett, Elsie Behrens, Norma Butler, Sally Bynum, California Collegians
(as "Huckleberry Haines Orchestra"), Phyllis Cameron, Barbara Child, Bobette Christine, Florence Chumbecos, Aida Conkey, Lola De Lille, George Djimos, Bert Doughty, Jack Douglas, Rene Du Plessis
(as "California Collegian"), Jane Evans, Rose Gale, Bob Gray, Helen Gray, Sydney Greenstreet
(as "Lord Henry Delves, the Friend of Roberta"), William Hain, Bunny Hallow, Ruth Hamilton, Vernon Hammer, Buddy Hertelle, Ed Jerome, Edna Johnson, Alan Jones
(as "California Collegian"), Lillian Lamonte, Dorothy Lane, Catherine Laughlin, Fred MacMurray
(as "California Collegian"), Ray Middleton
(as "John Kent, the Fullback"), Evelyn Monte, Herb Montei, John Muccio, George Murphy
(as "Billy Boyden, the Hoofer"), Nayan Pearce, John Peters, Carole Renwick, Lyda Roberti
(as "Mme. Nunez" / "Clementina Scharwenka, the Star Customer"), Josephine Roberts, Marion Ross (as "Mme. Grandet, the Fitter"), Jim Ryan, Tania Sania, Stanislaw Sarmatoff, Ruth Shaw, Gretchen Sherman, Tamara, Fay Templeton
(as "Aunt Minnie" / "Trade Name, Roberta"/ "The Modiste"), William Torpey, Rosalie Trego, Mavis Walsh, Sandra Walters, Clara Waring, Virginia Whitmore, Barbara Williams, Lou Wood, Neil Wood. Produced by Max Gordon
(1934) Stage: Appeared (as "Jimmy Blake") in "Say When" on Broadway
. Musical comedy. Music by Ray Henderson
(also co-producer). Material by Jack McGowan
(also co-producer). Lyrics by Ted Koehler
. Musical Direction by Max Meth. Music orchestrated by Conrad Salinger
. Musical numbers directed by Russell Markert
. Directed by Bertram Harrison
. Imperial Theatre: 8 Nov 1934-12 Jan 1935 (76 performances). Cast: John Albert, Joanna Allen, Ronnie Beck, Donald Brown, Helen Buck, Helene Cambridge, Phyllis Cameron, Joe Carroll, Charles Collins, Gloria Cook, Betty Dell, Don Drew, Lois Eckhart, Lillian Emerson, Frances Foley, Marjorie Gayle, George B. Herman, Taylor Holmes
, Joan Igon, Lorraine Jannee, Aimee La Rue, Dick Langdon, Arlene Leahy, J. Elliott Leonard, Nick Long Jr., Charlotte Lorraine, Fred Lyon, Frederick Manatt, Dennie Moore
(as "Aimee Bates"), Mickey Moore, Ed Murray, M. O'Brien, Viola Paulson, Gedda Petry, Jack Richards, Harry Richman
(as "Bob Breese"), Michael Romanoff
, Etna Ross, Martin Sheppard, Edwina Steele, Sylvia Stone, Martha Tibbetts, Clyde Veaux, John Walsh, Linda Watkins, J.P. Wilson, Cora Witherspoon
(as "Myra Palmer"), Frank Worden.
(1936) Stage: Appeared in "Ziegfeld Follies of 1936" on Broadway
. Musical revue. Music by Vernon Duke
. Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
. Based on material by David Freeman. Musical Direction by John McManus. Music orchestrated by Conrad Salinger
, Russell Bennett and Don Walker
. Scenic / Costume Design by Vincente Minnelli
. Sketches directed by Eddie Dowling
. Ballets directed by George Balanchine
. Directed by John Murray Anderson
and Edward C. Lilley
. Winter Garden Theatre: 30 Jan 1936-9 May 1936 (115 performances). Cast: Fanny Brice
, Gertrude Niesen
, Eve Arden
, Gene Ashley, Josephine Baker
, Milton Barnett, Vicki Belling, Herman Belmonte, Prescott Brown, Edward Browne, Florine Callahan, Judy Canova
, George Church, Stella Clauson, Evelyn Dale, Dorothy Daly, Maxine Darrell, Roger Davis, Nancy Dolan, Tom Draper, Althea Elder, George Enz, Helene Fromson, Thomas Gleason, Vera Haal, Georgia Hiden, Harriet Hoctor, Gay Hoff, John Hoyt
, Stan Kavanaugh, Irene Kelly, Lyn Leslie, Ula Love, Elena Marano, Helene Marchand, Duke McHale, Rodney McLennan, Betty McMahon, Mary Alice Moore, Jean Moorhead, Howard Morgan, Jane Moxon, Paul Nelson, The Nicholas Brothers
, Gertrude Niesen
, Hugh O'Connell
, Eileen O'Driscoll, Jessica Pepper, Gloria Pierre, Cherry Preisser
, June Preisser
, Isabel Pulsford, William Quentmeyer, Peggy Quinn, J. Ramos, Erminie Randolph, Frances Rands, Cornelia Rogers, J. Sastere, Marion Semler, Thelma Shearon, Didi Skoug, Marlyn Stuart, Ricki Tanzi, Peggy Thomas, Ethel Thorsen, Williem Van Loon, Marie Vanneman, Everette West, Irving West, Ben Yost. Produced by Billie Burke
(as Billie Burke Ziegfeld), Lee Shubert and J.J. Shubert.
(1936) Stage: Appeared (as "Bob Hale") in "Red, Hot and Blue" on Broadway
. Musical comedy. Alvin Theatre: 29 Oct 1936-10 Apr 1937 (183 performances). Music / lyrics by Cole Porter
. Cast included Jimmy Durante
, Ethel Merman
, Vivian Vance
. Directed by Howard Lindsay
. Produced by Vinton Freedley
(????) CD (w/Bing Crosby
): "Bing Crosby/Bob Hope: Two of a Kind" (USP)
(????) CD: "Thanks for the Memories" (USP)
(1941) Book: "They Got Me Covered" (a 96-page paperback tie-in with Pepsodent].
(4/14/63) Guested on the religious Easter television program "Triumphant Hour". The story of the Resurrection is told in drama, prayer and music.
(1946) Book: "So This Is Peace" (Simon & Schuster)
(1994) CD: "Hopes for the Holidays [note: 16 Christmas songs; includes solos by wife Dolores Hope
, Bob, and a duet by both). 40 minutes.
(1938-58) Radio: Star of "The Bob Hope Show". NOTE: In 1953 he also began a 15-minute afternoon series which would outlast his half-hour show.
(1983) TV commercial
: California Federal Bank
(1/4/51) Radio: Appeared in a "Screen Guild Players" production of "The Paleface".
(6/14/51) Radio: Appeared in a "Screen Directors Playhouse" production of "The Ghost Breaker".
(5/24/73) Appeared in the ABC-TV special "The White House Salute to the POWs".
(10/30/78) Guested on the daytime daily television program "A.M. Zap" hosted by Bob Zappe. Also appearing on the show were plant expert Jerry Baker and Nanci Glass with Broadway
star Gay Marshall
(5/20/63) Taped interview on the daytime television program "One O'Clock Club".
(7/7/81) Guested on the daytime TV program "The Charlie Rose Show". Talked about his career, his friendships and his continuing concern for Vietnam vets.
(8/11/81) Guested on the talk program "The Dave Patterson Show". Also appearing was Don King.
(11/23/83) TV Special: "Bob Hope Goes to College". A tour of six colleges with Morgan Fairchild
, Miss America Vanessa Williams
, Irene Cara
, Eddie Rabbitt
, Dionne Warwick
, Bonnie Tyler
, Taco Ockerse
, Joe Montana
and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(1930) Stage: Appeared in "Smiles" on Broadway
. Musical comedy. Music by Vincent Youmans
. Based on material by / Directed by William Anthony McGuire
. Lyrics by Clifford Grey
credit during lifetime] and Harold Adamson
. Additional lyrics by Ring Lardner
. Music orchestrated by Paul Lannin
credit]. Musical Director: Frank Tours
. Choreographed by Ned Wayburn
credit]. Ziegfeld Theatre: 18 Nov 1930-10 Jan 1931 (63 performances). Cast: Arline Aber, Charline Aber, Jean Ackerman, Larry Adler
, Pirko Alquist, Adele Astaire
(as "Dot Hastings"), Fred Astaire
(as "Bob Hastings"), Mabel Baade, Elsie Behrens, Joey Benton, Virginia Biddle, Dorothy Bow, Bobby Broadsley, Virginia Bruce
(as "Ensemble"), Pamela Bryant, Katherine Burke, Georgia Caine, Irving Carter, Gordon Clark, Frank Coletti, Betty Collette, Mary Collins, Walter Costello, Gertrude Dahl, Louis Delgado, Claire Dodd
(as "Clara"), Marion Dodge, Betty Dumbris, Madeline Dunbar, Marcelle Edwards, Georgia Ellis, Caja Eric, Louise Estes, Dorothy Flood, Eddie Foy Jr.
(as "Gilbert Stone"), Agnes Franey, Paul Gregory, Maxine Gross, Burnie Halloway, Kathryn Hereford, Maurine Holmes, Bob Hope
(as "Ensemble"), Meredith Howard, Tom Howard, Ken Huntington, Jackie Hurlbut, Lorraine Jaillet, David Johns, Juliette Jordan, Bernard Jukes, Ann Sothern
(credited as Harriette Lake; Broadway debut
), Marjorie LaVoe, Preston Lewis, Neva Lynn, Joe Lyons, Roy Mace, Martha Maggard, Pat Mann, Christine Maple, Rose Mariella, Doris May, Nellie Mayer, Constance McKenzie, Olive McLay, Marilyn Miller
(as "Smiles"), Joseph Minitello, Hilda Moreno, Ruth Morgan, Patsy O'Day, Agnes O'Laughlin, Dorothy Patterson, Ruth Patterson, Peggy Peacock, Edward Raquello, Dolores Ray, Anna Rex, Adrian Rosely, Olga Royce, Charles Sager, Blanche Satchell, Phil Sheridan, Jack Spinello, Michael Stark, Ward Tallman, Ruth Tara, Norma Taylor, Harry Tighe, Lee Timmins, Helen Walsh, Jean Warren, Gil White. Produced by Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.
(3/7/45) Radio: Appeared on "Special V-E Day Broadcast", Armed Forces Radio Service.
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