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Road to Singapore (1940)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Musical, Romance  |  22 March 1940 (USA)
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Bing Crosby and Bob Hope star in the first of the 'Road to' movies as two playboys trying to forget previous romances in Singapore - until they meet Dorothy Lamour.

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Bing Crosby and Bob Hope star in the first of the 'Road to' movies as two playboys trying to forget previous romances in Singapore - until they meet Dorothy Lamour.

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Ready For Fun . . Fight . . or a South Seas Romance . . . ! They find them all on the . . .


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22 March 1940 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Beach of Dreams  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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Originally written as "Beach of Dreams" for George Burns and Gracie Allen. Later retitled "Road to Mandalay" for Fred MacMurray and Jack Oakie before receiving its final title and cast. See more »

Goofs

The foam on the man's jacket during the spot removal scene is clearly coming from the back of his collar and not from where the chemical is supposed to be dissolving the material. See more »

Quotes

Joshua Mallon IV: You seem to think the world is just some sort of a three-ring circus, and all you've got to do is to run around and have fun.
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Connections

Followed by Road to Morocco (1942) See more »

Soundtracks

The Moon and the Willow Tree
(1940)
Lyrics by Johnny Burke
Music by Victor Schertzinger
Performed by Dorothy Lamour (uncredited)
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One of my personal favorites.
15 April 2000 | by (Indiana) – See all my reviews

The first "Road" picture remains, in my opinion, about the best. While there's not quite as much zaniness as the rest of the films in the series, there is a solid story, and a surprisingly good bit of acting by Bob Hope in the film's more serious scenes. Plus the soundtrack has a lot of entertaining music to offer, especially "You're Too Romantic." Lots of fun from beginning to end!


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