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BOB HOPE’S 90th BIRTHDAY!
Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, May 29, 1993
COMMAND PERFORMANCE #123 (1940s) Bob Hope, Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra break into a “Women Only” edition of the WW II program for military audiences.
BOB HOPE 60th BIRTHDAY SPECIAL (6-29-63) Hugh Downs presents a special broadcast on the occasion of the comedian’s 60th birthday, his 25th year with NBC. Many clips and comments from Jimmy Durante, Bergen and McCarthy, Fibber McGee, Eddie Cantor, Jack Benny and others.
SCREEN DIRECTORS PLAYHOUSE (4-3-49) “The Ghost Breakers” starring Bob Hope with Shirley Mitchell and Sheldon Leonard.
MAIL CALL #140 (1940’s) Judy Garland is emcee with guests Bob Hope, Carmen Cavallaro, the Merry Macs, Paula Winslowe, Frank Nelson. WW II show.
GI JOURNAL #111 (1940s) Bob Hope is Editor-in-Chief of this edition with Fred MacMurray, Mel Blanc, Olga San Juan, Linda Darnell. WW II show.
OUR SPECIAL GUEST is movie historian BOB KOLOSOSKI who joins TWTD Guest Host KEN ALEXANDER for this on-the-air celebration of Hope’s milestone birthday.