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Before he was an icon, before he was a legend, before he spent every Christmas with the troops... before he was a fixture on TV and the Academy Awards... Bob Hope's journey on the road to laughter began with a series of movies that have become classics. For nearly a quarter of a century, Bob Hope was a major movie star. This program contains many highlights from those legendary films.
Bonus material that was not included in the American Public Television broadcast, include:
Additional interviews with Bob Hope's writers: Larry Gelbart, Mort Lachman, Sherwood Schwartz, and Melville Shavelson.
Also included is additional commentary on Bob Hope's career from film historian, Leonard Maltin.