• Short Summary

    Bob Hope and Marilyn Maxwell arrive in Japan to entertain GIs and visit army hospital.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    American newsreel titles read: 'BOB HOPE VISITS GI's [sic] IN FAR EAST'.

    Yokosuka, Japan.

    M/S of American film star / comedian Bob Hope coming out of plane and standing at the top of the steps as crowds of people cheer their welcome. He pretends to go back inside, chewing gum all the while. Film star actress and glamour puss is seen behind him. C/U of banners with caricatures of Bob and the words 'Welcome Bob Hope'. High angle shot of Bob making his way through crowds, carrying a bouquet of flowers.

    Several shots of Bob and Marilyn Maxwell visiting GIs / US soldiers in hospital and chatting to patients in beds.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2529.04
    Media URN:
    68128
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:47:00 / 01:09:16:00
    Canister:
    UN 2301 B

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