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A Global Affair (1964)

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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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 1 win. See more awards »
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Frank Larrimore
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Yvette
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Dolores
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Fumiko
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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)
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Nonnie
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Nigerian Representative
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Jean
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Himself - TV Newscaster
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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 : Michèle Mercier of France, Elga Andersen of Germany. See more »

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A Global Affair
Music by Dominic Frontiere
Lyrics by Dorcas Cochran
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Bob Hope's Baby
31 May 2013 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

Wise-cracking bachelor Bob Hope (as Frank Larrimore) reluctantly takes guardianship of a baby abandoned at the United Nations (UN) building in New York City. Beautiful Michele Mercier (as Lisette), from Belgium, can't take the baby because she works. Apartment manager John McGiver (as Mister Snifter) doesn't allow babies, but he loves dogs, so Mr. Hope decides to pretend the baby is a dog. Playboy pal Robert Sterling (as Randy Sterling) tells Hope the baby can be used as an opportunity to bait pretty young sex partners. They are encouraged to wear low-cut dresses because the baby drools...

Since the baby's parents can't be found, UN authorities have a contest to find a country that'll adopt the little girl...

In order to secure custody for their respective countries, a series of sexy young women are eager to jump into bed with older man Hope. The interludes depicting Hope's presumably promiscuous character as an ambassador of good will are strange, but fatherhood grows on him. Assisting the famous comedian are a cute baby, beautiful young women, an excellent supporting cast and good cameos. Helping to make "A Global Affair" fun are newscaster Hugh Downs, nurse Reta Shaw, walker Adlai Stevenson, sexy Yvonne De Carlo, head-turned taxi driver Billy Halop and policeman Mickey Shaughnessy.

***** A Global Affair (1/30/64) Jack Arnold ~ Bob Hope, Michele Mercier, Robert Sterling, Liselotte Pulver


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