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Bob Hope Turns 95

Only Available in Archive Formats.
Bob Hope Turns 95

Bob Hope Turns 95

Bob Hope Turns 95

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Today is Bob Hope's 95th birthday. Commentator John McDonough says that Bob Hope has been a truly unique force in American comedy, and challenged the boundaries of comic film making with his self-conscious asides to the camera, interactive dialogue, and shifting of perspective between the film maker's reality and the audience's perception. He says that Hope may, in fact, have been comic cinema's first post-modern voice.