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    SOUTH PACIFIC: SCU sign "HEADQUARTERS- UNIT JUNGLE TRAINING CENTRE" - palm tree in b-d. SSV Bob Hope, Frances Langlord, Jerry Colona, Patty Thomas, Barney Deane and Romano past camera. LV open air stage showing Frances Langlord and Bob Hope on stage. SV Frances Langlord singing "Thanks for the Memory" showing Bob Hope coming to mike and making gag. (NAT. sd). SCU American sailors laughing. SCU U.S. soldiers laughing. LV Bob Hope making gag about Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra. (Nat. sd). SV G.I.'s laughing and applauding. GV G.I.'s laughing pan to stage where Bob Hope introduces Patty Thomas in bathing suit. Shot of crowd. SV Bob Hope introduces Patty Thomas as the thing they have been fighting for. (Nat. sd). SV G.I.'s applauding. FV Bob Hope and Patty Thomas doing Central Park Skit. (Nat. sd). Nearer shot Bob Hope and Patty Thomas doing Central Park Skit. (Nat. sd). GV pan G.I.'s applauding.



    SV Frances Langlord singing: "Thanks for the Memory".



    "I wish that I could kiss each and every one of you"! - this causes uproar in soldier audience- Bob Hope:- "Do you want to get us trampled to death?"



    LV Bob Hope making gag about Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra:- "You all know Crosby, Sinatra. He's got a punctured ear drum from listening to Bing's records - he really has! But he's a nice boy - the WACS just voted him their pin-up boy - they've got to pin him up or he'll fall down!



    SV Hope introduces Patty Thomas as the thing they have been fighting for:- "I just want you boys to see what you're fighting for - that's all".



    SV Bob Hope and Patty Thomas doing Central Park Skit:- "Patty. "We're going to do a little scene for you now ladies and gentlemen you might enjoy - the scene is set in Central Park - it shows a boy and a girl walking thru the park - I play the part of the boy!



    Nearer shot of Central Park Skit, SOUTH PACIFIC:



    Bob Hope: "Some night". Patty Thomas: "Some night".



    "Some park". "Some park".



    "Some moon". "Some moon".



    "Some bench". "Some Bench".



    "Some grass". "Some grass".



    "Some dew". "I don't!"



    Personalities - Performers; Military - R&R; Americans; Bob Hope (b.1903), World War II in the Far East




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    PARAMOUNT AMERICAN SHIPMENT

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1QH82C4EQR60587OAAPK54500
    Media URN:
    VLVA1QH82C4EQR60587OAAPK54500
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/11/1944
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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