The Bob Hope Show

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of October 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


42853. The Bob Hope Show. December 1939. NBC net. Unedited recording or rehearsal. A Christmas show, Bob is running a toy factory. The date is approximate. Bob Hope, Bill Goodwin, Skinnay Ennis and His Orchestra, Jerry Colonna. 35:19. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

34054. The Bob Hope Show. 1948. Red Cross syndication, NBC Orthacoustic transcription. Sponsored by: Red Cross fund appeal. The program originates from Cleveland. Bob Hope, Barbara Jo Allen, Jerry Colonna, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Wendell Niles (announcer). 14:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

63593. The Bob Hope Show. October 1948. AFRS. Bob sings his hit song, "Is It Love Or A Thyroid Condition?" J. Arthur Hope, famous British film producer, tries to film an American movie. The date is approximate. Bob Hope, Hy Averback (announcer), Les Brown and His Orchestra, Doris Day, Buddy Clark, Irene Ryan, Sheldon Leonard, Four Hits and A Miss, Bill Farrell. 25:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41453. The Bob Hope Show. 1949. Program #2. Red Cross syndication. Sponsored by: Red Cross fund appeal. Doris sings "Love Somebody, Yes I Do." Bob does a better than usual monologue. Bob Hope, Doris Day, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Bill Farrell. 14:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

45682. The Bob Hope Show. October 23, 1949. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The program originates from Fort Ord, California. Guests are Bing Crosby and Jimmy Demaret. The cast does a drama of Scotland. Jack Kirkwood is running a talent booking agency. The date is subject to correction and may in fact be January 15, 1952. Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Constance Moore, Hy Averback (announcer), Jack Kirkwood, Jimmy Demaret, Les Brown and His Orchestra. 24:18. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

63084. The Bob Hope Show. December 1949. Christmas Seals syndication. Sponsored by: Christmas Seals fund appeal. What happens to the guy who wins the radio quiz show, "Stop The Music Already." Bob Hope, Doris Day, Irene Ryan, Four Hits and A Miss, Hy Averback, Les Brown and His Orchestra. 14:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

34049. The Bob Hope Show. 1950. Red Cross syndication. Sponsored by: Red Cross fund appeal. Bob sings! Doris doesn't! Bob Hope, Doris Day, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Jack Kirkwood, Irene Ryan, Hy Averback (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76793. The Bob Hope Show. February 7, 1950. NBC net. Sponsored by: Lux Soap, Spry. The program originates from the Vine Street Playhouse, Hollywood. Bob's opening monologue is about air travel and his recent trip to New York and Washington, D. C. Bob and guest Fred Allen try to break into television as "The TV Twins." Bob Hope, Doris Day (performer, commercial spokeswoman), Les Brown and His Orchestra, Hy Averback (announcer), Jack Kirkwood, Al Schwartz (writer), Larry Marks (writer), Larry Gelbart (writer), Marvin Fischer (writer), Mort Lachman (writer), Cy Rose (writer), Al Capstaff (producer), Fred Allen, Dan Seymour (commercial spokesman). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6673. The Bob Hope Show. March 14, 1950. NBC net. Sponsored by: Lux Soap, Spry. Bob follows the "Wild Goose," Bob and guest Fred Allen do the "Arthur Hopefry Show." The program is possibly dated March 13, 1949. Bob Hope, Jack Kirkwood, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Fred Allen, Doris Day (vocal and Lux soap commercial), Hy Averback (announcer), Dan Seymour (Spry commercial), Irene Ryan. 29:27. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

85578. The Bob Hope Show. March 21, 1950. NBC net. Sponsored by: Lux Soap, Spry. The program originates from Hollywood; the Cleveland Indians are in the audience. Bob romances Doris Day. Bob mentions that he works in a bakery, giving loyalty tests to the Russian rye. Bing sings, "My Foolish Heart." The system cue has been deleted. Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Doris Day (performer, commercial spokesman), Les Brown and His Orchestra, Jack Kirkwood, Irene Ryan, Hy Averback (announcer), Dan Seymour (commercial spokesman). 29:05. Audio condition: Very good. Complete as above.

77015. The Bob Hope Show. June 6, 1950. NBC net. Sponsored by: Rinso, Spry. The program originates from Washington, D.C. Bob's opening monologue is about politics. Bob and Doris sing, "Home Cookin'." Bob and guest Arthur Godfrey tell jokes about their golf games and remember "the good old days of radio." They do a D.J. show called, "The Make Believe Wash-Room" and other parodies. Bob Hope, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Hy Averback (announcer), Irene Ryan, Doris Day, Jack Kirkwood, Arthur Godfrey, Dan Seymour (commercial spokesman). 29:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47817. The Bob Hope Show. June 13, 1950. NBC net. Sponsored by: Surf. The last show of the season and Bob's last show for Lever Brothers. Doris takes Bob to a psychiatrist. Brief portions of the program have been deleted. Bob Hope, Doris Day, Jack Kirkwood, Irene Ryan, Hy Averback (announcer), Les Brown and His Orchestra, Jane Morgan. 28:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

86832. The Bob Hope Show. October 24, 1950. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. The broadcast originates from Fort Belvior, Virginia. The cast does a scene from, "Caesar and Cleopatra." The date is subject to correction. Bob Hope, Marilyn Maxwell, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Jerry Martin, Tom Dasher, John Wilson (announcer). 24:21. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

99710. The Bob Hope Show. December 26, 1950. NBC net. Sponsored by: Chesterfield. Unedited tape. The recording begins with Bob warming-up the audience. Bob's opening monologue is about Christmas presents. Bing sings, "Silver Bells." Bob and Bing go Christmas shopping for the president of Chesterfields. Jack Kirkwood, portraying a sidewalk Santa Claus, gets a chance to say, "Put something in the pot, boy!" The show features a good Bob and Bing set-to with lots of ad libs. Definitely more fun than the actual broadcast. Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Hy Averback (announcer), Jack Kirkwood, Carol Richards, Jane Morgan. 44:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

64295. The Bob Hope Show. January 9, 1951. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Chesterfield. The program originates from Carswell Air Force Base, Fort Worth, Texas. Bob's opening monologue is about Texas. The cast does a cowboy skit, a small portion is missing from the middle. Bob Hope, Marilyn Maxwell, Jimmy Wakely, Jerry Colonna, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Hy Averback (announcer). 29:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

81015. The Bob Hope Show. January 30, 1951. NBC net. Sponsored by: Chesterfield. The program originates from March Field, California. Guest Judy Garland sings, "I'm In Love With A Wonderful Guy." The system cue has been deleted. Bob Hope, Judy Garland, Hy Averback (announcer), Les Brown and His Orchestra, Doris Singleton, Jack Kirkwood, Jane Morgan. 29:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

34052. The Bob Hope Show. February 1951. Program #1. Red Cross syndication. Sponsored by: Red Cross fund appeal. The program originates from the U. S. Air Evacuation Terminal for the Korean wounded, near Vacaville, California. Margaret Whiting sings, "The Best Thing For You Is Me." Guest Claudette Colbert and Bob are driving to Vacaville. Bob Hope, Margaret Whiting, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Jack Kirkwood, Claudette Colbert, Hy Averback (announcer). 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76794. The Bob Hope Show. March 6, 1951. NBC net. Sponsored by: Chesterfield. The program originates from Edwards Air Force Base, Muroc, California. Bob says, "Everything is secret here (in Muroc), even the jack rabbits have to take a loyalty oath. Bob goes for a ride in a jet airplane with Chuck Yeager (the first pilot to "break the sound barrier"). Yeager has trouble reading his lines. Guest Ava Gardner helps Bob recover from the flight. Bob and Ava back in school and their first date. Bob Hope, Connie Haines, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Hy Averback (announcer), Marvin Fischer (writer), Norman Sullivan (writer), Larry Gelbart (writer), Larry Marks (writer), Glenn Wheaton (writer), Al Capstaff (producer, director), Chuck Yeager, Ava Gardner, Jane Morgan (?), The Woodshavers. 29:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

86834. The Bob Hope Show. June 5, 1951. NBC net. The broadcast originates from the stage of The Prince Of Wales Theatre, London. The first tune is, "It Doesn't Cost A Dime To Dream." Bob Hope, Jerry Desmond (guest), Hy Averback (announcer), Les Brown and His Orchestra, Marilyn Maxwell. 23:49. Audio condition: Excellent. Apparently complete.

76795. The Bob Hope Show. October 2, 1951. NBC net. Sponsored by: Chesterfield, Curry Chocolates (local). The program originates from the Long Beach Naval Air Station. The first show of the season. Guests Bing Crosby and Jane Russell travel on, "The Road To New Orleans." Jane guides Bob on a fishing trip. Bob Hope, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Hy Averback (announcer), Marvin Fischer (writer), Norman Sullivan (writer), Larry Klein (writer), Al Capstaff (producer, director), Bing Crosby, Jane Russell. 29:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

3920. The Bob Hope Show. October 16, 1951. Program #2. NBC net origination, Red Cross syndication. Sponsored by: Red Cross fund appeal. The program was taken from Bob's program of October 16, 1951 and released in early 1952. Bob's at the MGM studios to pick up Ava. Bob Hope, Ava Gardner, Jack Kirkwood, Hy Averback (announcer), Les Brown and His Orchestra. 13:59. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

42272. The Bob Hope Show. November 13, 1951. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. Guest Corinne Calvet visits Bob's house while building inspector Kirkwood is soliciting a bribe. The system cue has been deleted. The date is subject to correction. Bob Hope, Hy Averback (announcer), Peggy Lee, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Jack Kirkwood, Corinne Calvet. 24:32. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete as above.

76796. The Bob Hope Show. November 20, 1951. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Chesterfield. Bob's opening monologue is about California weather and high meat prices. Bob is remodeling his house. He goes shopping with guest George Raft. Bob Hope, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Hy Averback (announcer), Jerry Colonna, Bob Sweeney, Toni Arden, Larry Gelbart (writer), Larry Marks (writer), Larry Klein (writer), Al Capstaff (producer, director), George Raft. 29:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

86837. The Bob Hope Show. November 27, 1951. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. While Bob is remodeling his house, he visits Virginia's ranch. The first tune is, "I Whistle A Happy Tune." Bob Hope, Virginia Mayo (guest), Virginia Maxey, Jerry Colonna, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Hy Averback (announcer). 24:34. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

72474. The Bob Hope Show. December 25, 1951. NBC net, AFRS rebroadcast. The program originates from the Long Beach Veterans Hospital. The show features a Christmas fable about young Bing and Bob, and how they achieved success. Frank Sinatra makes an unbilled appearance at the end of the show. Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Hy Averback (announcer), Jack Kirkwood, Jane Morgan. 23:08. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

10414. The Bob Hope Show. 1952. Christmas Seals syndication. Sponsored by: Christmas Seals fund appeal. Bob Hope, Hy Averback, Jack Kirkwood, Barbara Jo Allen, Les Brown and His Orchestra. 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

63737. The Bob Hope Show. January 1, 1952. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. Bob's opening monologue is about Christopher Columbus. Jack Kirkwood sells Bob a hot car...with Hong Kong license plates and Bob winds up in jail. The program may be dated May 28, 1954 or November 18, 1954. Bob Hope, Margaret Whiting, Bill Goodwin, Jack Kirkwood, Sheldon Leonard, Les Brown and His Orchestra. 24:12. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Apparently complete.

81016. The Bob Hope Show. February 19, 1952. NBC net. Sponsored by: Chesterfield. Bob's opening monologue is about the new 1952 cars. Bob and Hy take inventory in Bob's house which has been remodeled. Bob has dinner with guest Tyrone Power and afterwards dreams that he's Tyrone and Tyrone is Bob Hope. The system cue has been deleted. Bob Hope, Tyrone Power, Hy Averback (announcer), Les Brown and His Orchestra, Marilyn Maxwell, Westbrook Van Voorhis (commercial spokesman), Norman Sullivan (writer), Marvin Fisher (writer), Larry Klein (writer). 28:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

59580. The Bob Hope Show. March 11, 1952. NBC net. Sponsored by: Chesterfield. The program originates from Palm Springs California. Bob, Marilyn and guest Bing Crosby play golf at the Tamarisk Country Club with guest Charles Farrell. How Bob got Bing started in show business. How Bing got Bob started in show business. Bob Hope, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Hy Averback, Marilyn Maxwell, Bing Crosby, Charles Farrell, Larry Marks (writer), Larry Klein (writer). 29:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76797. The Bob Hope Show. March 25, 1952. NBC net. Sponsored by: Chesterfield. The program originates from the San Diego Naval Training Station. Guest Gracie Allen thinks that Bob's fallen in love with her. The Bell Sisters sing, "Bermuda," and stop the show. The system cue has been deleted. Bob Hope, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Hy Averback (announcer), Cynthia Bell (age 12), Kay Bell (age 16), The Bell Sisters, Jerry Colonna, Bea Benaderet, Larry Gelbart (writer), Larry Marks (writer), Larry Klein (writer), Al Capstaff (producer, director), Gracie Allen. 29:14. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

76798. The Bob Hope Show. April 1, 1952. NBC net. Sponsored by: Chesterfield. The program originates from The Marine Corps Supply Depot, Barstow, California. Guest Claudette Colbert joins Bob in their own version of, "Caesar and Clepoatra." The system cue has been deleted. Bob Hope, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Hy Averback (announcer), Peter Leeds, Marvin Fischer (writer), Norman Sullivan (writer), Larry Klein (writer), Al Capstaff (producer, director), Claudette Colbert, Jo Ann Greer. 29:10. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

95054. The Bob Hope Show. April 15, 1952. NBC net. Sponsored by: Chesterfield. The program originates from Nellis Air Force Base, Las Vegas. Bob's opening monologue is filled with Las Vegas jokes. Bob Hope, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Hy Averback (announcer), Al Capstaff (producer, director), Marvin Fischer (writer), Norman Sullivan (writer), Larry Klein (writer), Jerry Colonna, Marilyn Maxwell. 29:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76799. The Bob Hope Show. April 29, 1952. NBC net. Sponsored by: Chesterfield. Bob's opening monologue is about his recent trip to Hawaii. Bob visits the home of guest William Holden. Bob and William Holden do a racetrack drama, "Winner Take All." Bob Hope, Hy Averback (announcer), Les Brown and His Orchestra, The Bell Sisters, Jack Kirkwood, Sandra Gould, Bob Sweeney, Marvin Fischer (writer), Norman Sullivan (writer), Larry Klein (writer), Al Capstaff (producer, director), William Holden. 29:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76804. The Bob Hope Show. June 10, 1952. NBC net. Sponsored by: Chesterfield. The program originates from The San Diego Naval Air Station (also referred to as the "North Island Naval Base, Coronado"). Guest Roy Rogers sings, "My Four Legged Friend." Roy and Dale Evans are going on a tour with Bob to promote their new movie, "Son Of Paleface." The system cue has been deleted. Bob Hope, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Hy Averback (announcer), Bob Sweeney (doubles), Barney Phillips, Marvin Fischer (writer), Norman Sullivan (writer), Larry Klein (writer), Al Capstaff (producer, director), Roy Rogers, Dale Evans. 29:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

42704. The Bob Hope Show. January 7, 1953. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. Margaret Whiting sings, "Why Don't You Believe Me?" Guest Jack Benny rates Bob's show for the sponsor. Jack and Bob star in, "The Road To Bali." The date is subject to correction and my in fact be December 30, 1954. Bob Hope, Jack Benny, Margaret Whiting, Les Brown and His Orchestra. 23:25. Audio condition: Very good. Apparently complete.

86836. The Bob Hope Show. January 14, 1953. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. The program originates from Fort Ord, California. Bing sings, "To Know You Is To Love You." Bing and Bob do a morning radio show, "Just Plain Bing." Bob Hope, Terry Moore (guest), Bing Crosby (guest), Les Brown and His Orchestra, Bill Goodwin (announcer). 23:22. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

76805. The Bob Hope Show. January 21, 1953. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Minute-Rice. Bob's opening monologue is about Eisenhower's inauguration. Bob romances guest Zsa Zsa Gabor. Bob and Zsa Zsa appear as Toulouse-Lautrec and a showgirl in a satire of "Moulin Rouge." The system cue has been deleted. Bob Hope, Bill Goodwin (announcer), Les Brown and His Orchestra, Don Cherry, Veola Vonn, Norman Sullivan (writer), Charles Lee (writer), Jack Hope (producer), Zsa Zsa Gabor, Larry Marks (writer). 29:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

76806. The Bob Hope Show. January 28, 1953. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Minute-Rice. Bob's opening monologue is about the new car models. When Bob discovers that Bing plans to make a "Road" picture without him, he decides to produce, "The Road To Cactus Gulch" with guest Jimmy Stewart. The system cue has been deleted. Bob Hope, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Bill Goodwin (announcer), Margaret Whiting, William Johnstone, Larry Marks (writer), Norman Sullivan (writer), Jack Hope (producer), Jimmy Stewart. 29:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

61458. The Bob Hope Show. February 4, 1953. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jello, Minit-Rice. Bob's opening monologue is about the flu epidemic. Guest Jack Webb solves a murder case with his new partner, Detective Bob Hope. Who killed Barney Dean? Bob is given a scroll from the National Peanut Council. He is named "Peanut King." The system cue has been deleted. Bob Hope, Bill Goodwin (announcer), Jane Morgan, Margaret Whiting, Jack Webb, Les Brown and His Orchestra, William Johnstone, Norman Sullivan (writer), Larry Marks (writer), Jack Hope (producer). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

86833. The Bob Hope Show. February 11, 1953. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. Bob has decided to become a singer. Bob Hope, Jane Wyman (guest), Les Brown and His Orchestra, Margaret Whiting, Bill Goodwin (announcer), Bob Sweeney, Hans Conried. 24:48. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

76348. The Bob Hope Show. February 18, 1953. Program #492. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Bob's opening monologue ia about three dimensional movies. Bob hasn't been feeling well, so guest Linda Darnell pays him a visit. Margaret Whiting sings, "Till I Waltz Again With You." Bob and Linda do scenes from, "Blackbeard The Pirate." Bob Hope, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Bill Goodwin, Linda Darnell, Margaret Whiting. 25:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

3919. The Bob Hope Show. March 1953. Red Cross syndication. Sponsored by: Red Cross fund appeal. How Bing met Bob. Bing sings, "Anytime." Bob Hope, Marilyn Maxwell, Bing Crosby, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Bill Goodwin (announcer). 13:53. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6676. The Bob Hope Show. March 4, 1953. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. Bob tries to fill out his income tax form and then tries to convince guest Jane Russell to make a 3-D movie with him. Possibly dated April, 1952. Bill Goodwin, Bob Hope, Bob Sweeney, Hans Conried, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Margaret Whiting, Jane Russell. 23:21. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

81037. The Bob Hope Show. March 18, 1953. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Minit-Rice. Les Brown sings a commercial for Jell-O. Bob is getting ready for the Academy Awards. Guest William Bendix appears as a cab driver taking Bob to his first Oscar ceremonies as the host. The system cue has been deleted. Bob Hope, Bill Goodwin (announcer), Les Brown and His Orchestra, Margaret Whiting, Veola Vonn, Bob Sweeney, William Bendix, Norman Sullivan (writer), Larry Marks (writer). 29:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

76807. The Bob Hope Show. March 25, 1953. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Minute-Rice. Bob's opening monologue is about the recent atom bomb test. Bob sings an extended commercial called, "Now's The Time For Jell-O." Bob and guest Mickey Rooney attend the Washington, D. C. premier of their film, "Off Limits." Mickey fixes Bob up with a seventy-two year old blind date. The system cue has been deleted. Bob Hope, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Margaret Whiting, Bill Goodwin, Jane Morgan, Bob Sweeney, Sandra Gould, Larry Marks (writer), Norman Sullivan (writer), Jack Hope (producer), Mickey Rooney. 29:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

42713. The Bob Hope Show. April 1, 1953. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Margaret Whiting sings, "I'm Walking Behind." Bob tries to borrow one-and-a-half million dollars to make his next movie in Europe. Bob and guest Anne Baxter do the life story of Vincent Van Hope, the famous Parisian artist. The date is subject to correction and may in fact be October 16, 1953. Bob Hope, Margaret Whiting, Anne Baxter, Bill Goodwin, Les Brown and His Orchestra. 24:44. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

45661. The Bob Hope Show. April 29, 1953. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The program originates from The Las Alamedos Naval Air Station. Guest Rosemary Clooney sings, "Haven't Got A Worry To My Name." Bob plays "Dizzy Hope," the owner of a jazz cafe in New Orleans. The date is subject to correction and may be February 24, 1955. Bob Hope, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Bill Goodwin (announcer), Rosemary Clooney, Sheldon Leonard. 23:12. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Apparently complete.

67355. The Bob Hope Show. May 12, 1953. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The program originates from The Walter Reade Army Hospital, Washington, D. C. Bob's opening monologue is about his recent golf game with President Eisenhower. Guest Martha Rountree brings her "Meet The Press" panel on to interview Bob. This is possibly a rehearsal recording or unedited tape before a live audience, as Bob is unable to pronounce "Bethesda" after several tries and then says, "to hell with Jell-O." Bob Hope, Martha Rountree, Lawrence Spivak, Marshall McNeil (Scripps-Howard), Ned Brooks (NBC), William White (The New York Tinmes). 26:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

42269. The Bob Hope Show. May 20, 1953. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. Bob goes to Richard Widmark's house to ask him to appear on his program. Bob has his handwriting analyzed. The cast does its version of "The Shiek," with Bob in the role of Rudolph Valentino and other old-time movies. The system cue has been deleted, apparently otherwise complete. The date is subject to correction and may in fact be February 19, 1954. Bob Hope, Richard Widmark, Margaret Whiting, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Bill Goodwin. 23:25. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

88526. The Bob Hope Show. June 17, 1953. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Bob's opening monologue is about Father's Day. The cast does a southern drama, based on guest Arlene Dahl's new movie, "Sangaree." The date is subject to correction. Bob Hope, Bill Goodwin, Margaret Whiting (vocal), Les Brown and His Orchestra, Arlene Dahl. 22:05. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

88528. The Bob Hope Show. June 24, 1953. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Bob's opening monologue is about graduation and his school days. Bob works out in a gym with guest Victor Mature. This is the same program as cat. #65124, but with a different opening monologue. Bob Hope, Bill Goodwin, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Victor Mature, Margaret Whiting. 21:04. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

65124. The Bob Hope Show. June 24, 1953. Program #18. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. Bob's opening monologue is about the Kentucky Derby. Guest Victor Mature meets Bob at the gym. Bob and Victor return to 10 B. C. to do a sword-and-sandal epic. This is possibly an AFRTS composite, as Victor Mature was the guest on the above date, but the Kentucky Derby is mentioned and is held the first week in May. See cat. #88528, which seems to be the same broadcast with a different opening monolgue. Bob Hope, Bill Goodwin, Victor Mature, Margaret Whiting, Les Brown and His Orchestra. 24:56. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

42849. The Bob Hope Show. November 6, 1953. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Bob has just returned from Hawaii. Guest William Holden joins the cast in "Winner Take All," a race track drama. The program is possibly dated 1951. Bob Hope, Hy Averback (announcer), Les Brown and His Orchestra, Jack Kirkwood, The Bell Sisters, William Holden, Tony Martin. 26:13. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

76808. The Bob Hope Show. November 13, 1953. NBC net. Sponsored by: The American Dairy Association. Bob's opening monologue is about superstition and Hollywood weather. Guest Burt Lancaster gives Bob a job at the circus. The system cue has been deleted. Bob Hope, Margaret Whiting, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Bill Goodwin, Hal March, Norman Sullivan (writer), Charles Stewart (writer), Jack Hope (producer), Burt Lancaster. 29:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

42270. The Bob Hope Show. December 4, 1953. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. The program originates from The Naval Testing Station, Indio, California. The cast goes to the "Hollywood Historama" exhibit. Bob and guest Glenn Ford do, "A Short History Of The Movies." A lady in the audience claims she can "match noses with Bob Hope!" The date is subject to correction. Bob Hope, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Lucy Ann Polk, Bill Goodwin, Margaret Whiting, Glenn Ford. 21:49. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

76809. The Bob Hope Show. December 25, 1953. NBC net. Sponsored by: The American Dairy Association. The program originates from The Long Beach Veterans Hospital. Christmas with the hillbillies, Christmas at the White House with the Eisenhowers, the tenements of New York City. The system cue has been deleted. Bob Hope, Margaret Whiting, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Bill Goodwin, Norman Sullivan (writer), Charles Stewart (writer), Jack Hope (producer), Esther Williams. 29:56. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

76479. The Bob Hope Show. 1954. Program #674. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. A member of the audience tries to sell Bob a device to grow hair. Bob answers questions from the auidence. The system cue has been deleted. Bob Hope, Bill Goodwin (announcer). 10:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

76480. The Bob Hope Show. 1954. Program #675. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Bob's opening monologue is about living in a trailer. A woman in the audience asks Bob how to keep her husband out of the kitchen. Skinnay Ennis visits to promote his appearance at The Terrace Room of The Hotel Statler. The system cue has been deleted. Bob Hope, Bill Goodwin (announcer), Skinnay Ennis. 10:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

76478. The Bob Hope Show. 1954. Program #665. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Bob's guest is Los Angeles policeman Walter Jacobs. Mr. Jacobs chats with Bob about the movie stars that he's met. Bob answers questions from the audience. The system cue has been deleted. Bob Hope, Bill Goodwin (announcer), Walter Jacobs. 10:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

76477. The Bob Hope Show. 1954. Program #664. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Bob's opening monologue is about funny remarks by children. Guest Jane Wyman chats with Bob about the movies. Bob answers questions from the audience. The system cue has been deleted. Bob Hope, Bill Goodwin (announcer), Jane Wyman. 10:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

76361. The Bob Hope Show. 1954. Program #663. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Bob's opening monologue is about her mother. Guest Dorothy Lamour is going to appear with Bob on his television show tomorrow night. They talk about sarongs. Bob answers questions from the audience. The system cue has been deleted. Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Bill Goodwin (announcer). 10:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

76360. The Bob Hope Show. 1954. Program #662. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Guest Diana Lynn visits for the fifth and final time. She talks about fashions and television. A woman in the audience asks Bob's advice about keeping her boyfriends faithful. The system cue has been deleted. Bob Hope, Diana Lynn, Bill Goodwin (announcer). 10:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

76359. The Bob Hope Show. 1954. Program #661. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Bob's opening monologue is about baseball. Guest Diana Lynn appears for her fourth visit. She tells about her career in movies. Bob has his handwriting analyzed. The system cue has been deleted. Bob Hope, Diana Lynn, Bill Goodwin (announcer). 10:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

76358. The Bob Hope Show. 1954. Program #658. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Bob's opening monologue is about Las Vegas. Guest Diana Lynn appears for the first time and tells about her travels. Kitty Termell answers questions about etiquette. The system cue has been deleted. Bob Hope, Diana Lynn, Bill Goodwin (announcer), Kitty Termell. 10:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

76356. The Bob Hope Show. 1954. Program #656. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Guest Joan Fontaine talks about cooking and answers questions from the audience. The system cue has been deleted. Bob Hope, Joan Fontaine, Bill Goodwin (announcer). 10:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

76357. The Bob Hope Show. 1954. Program #657. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Joan Fontaine guests for the fifth (and final) time. She describes the questions asked when she became a citizen. Bob answers questions from the audience. The system cue has been deleted. Bob Hope, Joan Fontaine, Bill Goodwin (announcer). 10:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

76355. The Bob Hope Show. 1954. Program #655. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Bob's opening monologue is about the premier of his new picture, "Casanova's Big Night." The program features the third appearance of guest Joan Fontaine, who tells about her travels. A lady from the audience talks about baseball with Bob. The system cue has been deleted. Bob Hope, Joan Fontaine, Bill Goodwin (announcer). 10:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

76354. The Bob Hope Show. 1954. Program #654. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Bob's opening monologue is about the recent H-Bomb test. Guest Joan Fontaine makes her second appearance and tells her life story. The system cue has been deleted. Bob Hope, Joan Fontaine, Bill Goodwin (announcer). 10:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

76353. The Bob Hope Show. 1954. Program #653. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Bob chats with Joan Fontaine, his co-star in, "Casanova's Big Night." He also answers questions from the audience. The system cue has been deleted. Bob Hope, Joan Fontaine, Bill Goodwin (announcer). 10:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

76352. The Bob Hope Show. 1954. Program #652. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Bob chats with guest Cecil B. DeMille, who recalls the time he wrote a check for $1,000,000, back in 1923. DeMille appeals for contributions to the American Cancer Society. The system cue has been deleted. Bob Hope, Cecil B. DeMille, Bill Goodwin (announcer). 10:38. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

76329. The Bob Hope Show. 1954. Program #651. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Bob interviews guest Claire Rochelle, president of The United Fan Mail Service. She reveals how movie stars handle their fan mail. Robert Warren (a student at The University of Texas), "America's Campus Casanaova," is interviewed. The system cue has been deleted. Bob Hope, Claire Rochelle, Bill Goodwin (announcer). 10:54. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

42220. The Bob Hope Show. 1954. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. The cast does its version of, "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea." The date is approximate. Bob Hope, Margaret Whiting, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Bill Goodwin. 23:51. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

3918. The Bob Hope Show. 1954. Program #2. Red Cross syndication. Sponsored by: Red Cross fund appeal. Bob decides to turn over a new leaf. Bob Hope, Margaret Whiting, Burt Lancaster, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Bill Goodwin (announcer). 13:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

63738. The Bob Hope Show. January 8, 1954. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. Bob's opening monologue is about gambling in Las Vegas. Bob goes for a vocal lesson. Bob tries to convince guest Jane Wyman to do a nightclub act with him. The program may be dated December 9, 1954...or some other date. Bob Hope, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Margaret Whiting, Bill Goodwin, Hans Conried, Jane Wyman, Bob Sweeney. 24:43. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

42273. The Bob Hope Show. March 5, 1954. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. Bob and guest David Niven do their version of, "The History Of Radio." See cat. #6677 for a repeat broadcast of this program, two years later. The program may be dated August 23, 1953. Bob Hope, Bill Goodwin, David Niven, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Margaret Whiting, Jerry Colonna. 25:34. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

63442. The Bob Hope Show. April 2, 1954. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. Guest Rosemary Clooney sings, "When You Love Someone." Bob plans to start his own record company. The program may be date February 24, 1955, or both dates may be incorrect. Bob Hope, Rosemary Clooney, Jim Backus, Frank Nelson, Bill Goodwin. 26:01. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

63443. The Bob Hope Show. April 23, 1954. NBC net origination, AFRST rebroadcast. Bob spends a typical day at the Paramount studio. Bob tries to convince guest Donna Reed to appear with him in his next picture. Also, the story of Vincent Van Hope, the Parisian painter. The date is subject to correction. Bob Hope, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Bill Goodwin, Donna Reed, Margaret Whiting. 26:10. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

76810. The Bob Hope Show. May 14, 1954. NBC net. Sponsored by: The American Dairy Association. Bob's opening monologue is about the Kentucky Derby. Bob and guest Grace Kelly plan an African safari and travel into darkest Africa. A funny skit! The system cue has been deleted. Bob Hope, Bill Goodwin, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Margaret Whiting, Frank Nelson, Norman Sullivan (writer), Larry Marks (writer), Jack Hope (producer), Grace Kelly. 29:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

88527. The Bob Hope Show. December 16, 1954. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Bob's opening is about the opera. Bob and Fred do their version of, "The Caine Mutiny." Bob Hope, Bill Goodwin, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Fred MacMurray (guest). 19:51. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

76170. The Bob Hope Show. December 23, 1954. NBC net, AFRTS rebroadcast. Bob's opening monologue is about Christmas in Los Angeles. Jokes about Senator McCarthy and Liberace. Bob is having trouble with his Christmas list. Going shopping for a present for Dolores, Bob Meets Frank Nelson as a department store floor walker. Margaret Whiting sings, "It's Christmas Time Again." Bob Hope, Bill Goodwin, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Frank Nelson, Margaret Whiting, Sheldon Leonard, Jim Backus. 25:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

19496. The Bob Hope Show. 1955. Program #3. Red Cross syndication. Sponsored by: Red Cross fund appeal. Bob invites himself to Jimmy's house to cook his recipe for "Lamp Rag-out Espanole." Bob Hope, Bill Goodwin, Cathy Lewis, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Jimmy Stewart. 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6677. The Bob Hope Show. March 3, 1955. Program #717. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. Bob and guest David Niven do, "The History Of Radio." A repeat of the script used on the program of March 5, 1954. Bob Hope, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Margaret Whiting, Jerry Colonna, David Niven, Bill Goodwin (announcer). 25 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

42274. The Bob Hope Show. March 31, 1955. Program #720. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. Bob, guest Claire Trevor and the cast does their version of, "The High and The Mighty." Bob Hope, Bill Goodwin, Claire Trevor, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Margaret Whiting, Jerry Colonna, Norman Sullivan (writer), Charles Lee (writer). 24:56. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

5690. The Bob Hope Show. April 21, 1955. NBC net. Sponsored by: The American Dairy Association. The final show of the season (and perhaps permanently on radio, except for repeats). Margaret sings, "Whatever Lola Wants." Bob tries to convince the "new" president of NBC to hire him back next season. The system cue has been deleted. Bob Hope, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Jerry Colonna, Margaret Whiting, Jim Backus, Frank Nelson, Bill Goodwin (announcer), Norman Sullivan (writer), Charles Lee (writer), Jack Hope (producer), Johnny Pollack (engineer), Johnny Teal (engineer), Parker Canal (sound man), Onnie Wizen (? script girl), Homer Welch (NBC). 29:53. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

79509. The Bob Hope Show. December 25, 1968. Not a broadcast; a live show for sailors aboard the battleship New Jersey (near Vietnam). The first tune heard is, "Leap Frog." One of the sailors, appearing in a sketch with Penny Plummer ("Miss World"), absolutely cannot read a line! Bob Hope, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Ed Snyder (Captain of the "New Jersey"), The Honey Limited, Penny Plummer, The Gold Diggers, Linda Bennett, Rosie Greer, Mort Lockman (director), Dick Albers, Ann-Margret. 1:32:07. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

50605. The Bob Hope Show. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The program originates from The Long Beach Air Force Base. Bob Sweeney "interviews" Bob for his paper. Bob Hope and Marilyn Maxwell sing a duet. Jack Kirkwood sells Bob a lot with oil on the property! The AFRS system cue and fill have been deleted. Bob Hope, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Hy Averback (announcer), Marilyn Maxwell, Jack Kirkwood, Bob Sweeney. 23:10. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

49027. The Bob Hope Show. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The program originates from Camp Roberts, California. Bob and guest Jane Russell make a western movie. Bob Hope, Jane Russell, Jane Morgan, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Bob Sweeney, Hy Averback (announcer). 24:38. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

42851. The Bob Hope Show. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. The program originates from the Long Beach Veterans Hospital. Margaret Whiting sings, "It's Christmas Time Again." Bob goes Christmas shopping. Bob Hope, Bill Goodwin, Les Brown and His Orchestra, Frank Nelson, Margaret Whiting, Sheldon Leonard, Jim Backus. 24:46. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

42850. The Bob Hope Show. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. Peggy Lee sings "Be Anything, But Be Mine." The cast does scenes from previous shows: "The Mutiny On The Bounty," "Death Of A Salesman," and a Scottish skit. Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Peggy Lee, Bob Sweeney, Les Brown and His Orchestra. 24:21. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

18107. The Bob Hope Show. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. The program originates from the Las Alamedos Naval Air Station. The adventures of Bob, the pilot. AFRS program name: "The Golden days Of Radio." Bob Hope, Les Brown and His Orchestra. 25 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

6675. The Bob Hope Show. NBC net. The program originates from the Long Beach Naval Base. After a fishing trip up north, the boys are featured in, "The Road To New Orleans." The program closing has been deleted. Bob Hope, Bing Crosby. 22 minutes. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

6674. The Bob Hope Show. NBC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. The cast and Bob does its version of "The Long Grey Line." Les Brown and His Orchestra, Verna Felton, Margaret Whiting, Jerry Colonna. 25 minutes. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

3931. The Bob Hope Show. Program #59. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The program originates from The Jacksonville Naval Air Station. Bob Hope, Frances Langford, Jerry Colonna, Tony Romano, Barbara Jo Allen. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

Report contains 93 programs.