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Road to Bali (1952)

Approved | | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy | 8 April 1953 (France)
Two unemployed show-biz pals accept treasure-diving work in Bali for a local princess and they find treasure,love and trouble.

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Having to leave Melbourne in a hurry to avoid various marriage proposals, two song-and-dance men sign on for work as divers. This takes them to an idyllic island on the way to Bali where they vie with each other for the favours of Princess Lala. The hazardous dive produces a chest of priceless jewels which arouses the less romantic interest of some shady locals. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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TOGETHER AGAIN!...in the BEST and FUNNIEST "Road" Picture Yet!


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Celebrity/pop cultural references: Zsa Zsa Gabor, Humphrey Bogart, Johnny Weissmuller's Tarzan, and the Academy Awards.and Errol Flynn. See more »

Goofs

As George and Harold rush the man in the white up to a higher platform to administer spot removal, the spot on his jacket miraculously has moved three inches down his lapel and the admiring audience of natives has changed behind them. See more »

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[George and Princess Lala pull Harold down]
Harold Gridley: This is the sloppiest hanging I ever attended!
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References Tarzan the Ape Man (1932) See more »

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Music by Jimmy Van Heusen
Lyrics by Johnny Burke
Sung by Bob Hope and Bing Crosby
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Look at those girls!
14 June 2000 | by See all my reviews

The jokes just keep on coming in this 'Road movie'. There are so many gags here, you'll have to watch this film more than once to get them all. Although the story is very simple, the sets, the girls and especially the amazing Technicolor is a treat to watch. The Road To Bali is the medicine for a grey day!


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