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A Global Affair (1964)

 -  Comedy  -  30 January 1964 (USA)
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As an employee at the United Nations building in New York City, Bob Hope finds himself in charge of an infant abandoned at the UN. Besides being a bachelor trying to cope with an infant, he... See full summary »

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Frank Larrimore
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Lisette (as Michele Mercier)
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Yvette
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Dolores
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Randy Sterling
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Under Secretary Segura
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Mr. Snifter
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Guy Duval
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Police Officer Dugan
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Sonya (as Lilo Pulver)
Baby Monroe ...
Nonnie
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Nigerian Representative
Georgia Hayes ...
Jean
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As an employee at the United Nations building in New York City, Bob Hope finds himself in charge of an infant abandoned at the UN. Besides being a bachelor trying to cope with an infant, he must determine which nationality the baby is to have since he was abandoned on international territory. Women from several countries appear at his doorstep trying to tempt him and to get him to choose their country. Written by laird-3

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Bob's On The Road To Paternity!

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30 January 1964 (USA)  »

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I guai di papà  »

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Final feature film of Robert Sterling. See more »

Quotes

Frank Larrimore: I once had a tough sergeant like you - he was shot from behind on the first day of combat!
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Crazy Credits

During closing credits, they display the country of birth for the various actresses - for example: Michele Mercier of France, Elga Anderson, of Germany. See more »

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So Wide the World
Music by Dominic Frontiere
Lyrics by Dorcas Cochran
Sung by Vic Dana
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Half-baked Talkfest For Half-Pints
4 July 2002 | by (Atlanta, Georgia) – See all my reviews

As the countries of the earth gathered at the New York World's Fair in 1964, Bob Hope and Producer Ed Small (who would produce a series of films in the 60's that became increasingly cataclysmic disasters with each subsequent release) felt this topical comedy on the United Nations and an abandoned child "adopted" by Hope would be a natural for laughs. Nope. Hope's effortless sauntering around a set in lieu of acting became standard by this time, and here his search for a mate among the international nubile hostesses at the U.N. is particularly dated and borderline offensive. As was undoubtedly said at the time- Hope sets the sites on his laugh targets low... and misses. Even a mild diversion as "Bachelor In Paradise" just three years hence would prove a high-water mark of the latter half of Hope's film career. They may have "hoped" to succeed "Globally" but stank locally.


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