In this retelling of Gunga Din (1939) transplanted to the 1870's American West, three cavalry officers and a bugler work together to thwart a Native American chief intent on uniting local tribes against the white man.
Sammy Davis Jr.
Peanuts White, a burlesque comic, is recruited by U.S. agents to impersonate international spy Eric Augustine (whom White resembles) in a mission to purchase a million-dollar microfilm in ... See full summary »
Bob Hope and Bing Crosby return as con men Chester Babcock and Harry Turner, in the last of their road movies. When Chester accidentally memorizes and destroys the only copy of a secret Russian formula for a new and improved rocket fuel, they are thrust into international intrigue, trying to stay alive while keeping the formula out of enemy hands.Written by
Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>
Bob Hope's and Bing Crosby's final Road movie. Two years after Crosby's death, Hope announced the possibility (in earnest) of doing "The Road to the Fountain of Youth" with George Burns, but nothing came of it. See more »
The criminal wanted flier on Chester and Harry lists Chester's birth date as May 3, 1921, and his age as 39. The flier is dated May 18, 1961 - half a month past Chester's birthday - which would make his age 40, not 39. See more »
One of my favourite of the road movies. The Peter Sellers "Indian Doctor" cameo is worth seeing all by itself. And then Hope and Crosby still had wonderful chemistry. Joan Collins is as beautiful as Elizabeth Taylor in her prime. The sequence -stolen from Chaplin's Modern Times- with the feeding matching is hilarious. It's just unfortunate that Bing's brother Norm could not have been more a part of this wonderful production. Bing's son Harry was cast briefly in the roll of a small baby camel but due to budget restrictions the part went to Trunk Davis. By the way the shots of Hong Kong early 1960s? Compared to now are shocking!
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