• Short Summary

    Description not available

  • Description


    England: Bob Hope Arrives in England. Paddington St., England GTV pan train into station and Hope out of carriage. SFV track in shot Bob walking with policewoman. CU Bob signing autograph for policewoman.



    GOOD SCENE:



    GV people leaving station.



    England: Bob Hope Arrives in England. Hitchin, Herts, England GV village street of Hitchin. CU sign "BEARTON ROAD." GV Grandpop Hope's house with flags flying and crowds mingling. SV Grandpop with Bob pan to crowd laughing and waving, LFV Bob and Grandpop walking in garden track into CU. CU Bob kissing Grandpop on head.



    England: Bob Hope Arrives in England. Grosvenor Sq., England LTV group on London roof. CU Frances Langford laughing pan to Bob Hope. SV Bob with Tony Romano and Jack Pepper. CU pan Farmer with camera past. CU Bob speaks, talks about Bob-London-Hope and incognito gag. (Nat.sd.) SV pan U.S. forces on rooftop laughing. SCU Bob speaking - Big Crosby gag (Nat.sd.) SV pan U.S. forces and Frances Langford laughing. SCU Bob speaking) English girls gag. (Nat. sd.) GV group with Bob singing. (Nat.sd.) SV Bob and group singing and larking about on end of song.



    SOUND EFFECTS:



    Bob speaks: "CU.. "How do you do Ladies and Gentlemen, this is Bob-London-Hope telling you to catch that stew ration and then we'll soon get rid of that heel Hitler. Well, here I am in London incognito, of course, incognito, that's Hollywood's "Gee, I wish somebody would recognise me."



    SCU.. "This is one road I'm travelling without Crosby, Ladies and Gentlemen, of course, that's the Paramount thing of my life. Crosby was going to make this trip but he had a little accident. One of his horses was dying, and the first chance he had to see one of them finish, so he thought he'd just stay."



    SCU.. "And one thing I like here are the English girls. Boy! they whistle back!" (Laughter.) Nat.sd. of Bob and group singing.



    Personalities - Performers; Americans; Comic Items; Old Age ?, Bob Hope (b.1903), Puns; Self-Reference




    Initials



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAE0HTH0PZ3MJN92R4YI7PKTXS7
    Media URN:
    VLVAE0HTH0PZ3MJN92R4YI7PKTXS7
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/07/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment