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A 75th birthday salute to Bob Hope at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C.
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Bob Hope is honored with a special three-hour program. This show was taped at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. and some 25 celebrities performed. There will be clips from Hope's films, newsreel footage from his Christmas shows overseas, and a tribute to Bob's friendship with Bing Crosby. Making appearances on the program will be Ann-Margret, Johnny Carson, Kathryn Crosby, Elliott Gould, Dorothy Lamour, and Red Skelton. Musical numbers are slated to feature Pearl Bailey, Lynn Anderson, Lucille Ball, Charo, Mac Davis, Sammy Davis Jr., K.C. and the Sunshine Band, Carol Lawrence, Tony Orlando, Donny and Marie Osmond, and David Soul. There will be comedy provided by the Muppets, Redd Foxx, Alan King, Charles Nelson Reilly, Don Rickles, Shields and Yarnell, Danny Thomas, and Fred Travalena. See more