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    WHITE HOUSE, WASHINGTON D.C.,U.S.A.: BOB HOPE GETS A MEDAL FROM U.S. AIRFORCE. Washington: Just out of hospital after serious motor-smash, world-famous comedian is given Special Services Award for wartime entertainment. WHITE HOUSE, WASHINGTON D.C., U.S.A. LV Mr & Mrs. Bob Hope out of White House. SCU Ditto. posing.



    U.S.A.: BOB HOPE GETS A MEDAL FROM U.S. AIRFORCE. Washington, D.C.:- Just out of hospital after serious motor smash, world-famous comedian is given Special Services Award for wartime entertainment. Washington, D.C. (White House), U.S.A. GV Capitol Building, (Horse & rider statue in f-g) LV Mr. & Mrs. Bob Hope coming out of White House. SCU Ditto posing. 101ft



    National Pres Club, U.S.A.: LV Int. Bob Hope, Vice-President Barkley, Mrs. Barkley & Mrs. Bob Hope posing. TV Dinner. SV V.P. Barkley at mike. SV Bob Hope seated listening to Mr. Barkley's voice:-(Nat.sd.) SCU Mr. Barkley continues:-(Nat.sd.)



    Pentagon Club, U.S.A.: LV Int. Cameraman etc., around Mr. & Mrs. Hope & Secretary Symington. SCU Sec: Symington pinning medal on Bob Hope, Mrs. Hope at side & Sec: Symington shakes hands with both. CU Bob Hope speaks:-(Nat.sd.)(Wife at side)



    SOUND EFFECTS.



    SV B. Hope seated listening to Mr. Barkley's voice:- "I want to say this about Bob Hope."



    SCU V.P. Barkley continues:- "He is more than a wit! he is more than an entertainer. He is one of the finest types of American citizens that it has ever been my pleasure to know. (Applause)



    CU Bob Hope speaks:- "Well, I'm very thrilled at this naturally. I just want to say that it couldn't have happened to a nicer fellow." (Laughter)



    Personalities - Performers; United States of America; Ceremonies - Decorations; Bob Hope (b.1903)




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    Film ID:
    VLVAD2C6WKXD5Z30CAWHSND7Q2VUA
    Media URN:
    VLVAD2C6WKXD5Z30CAWHSND7Q2VUA
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/02/1950
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
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    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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