Bob Hope: A Biography

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Chivers Press, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 196 pages
Here is the story of the boy from Kent who came to America with his family on an immigrant ship and when on to not only coin the term super-star, but to demonstrate its full potential through his phenomenal career. This illuminating account follows the rise from vaudeville to Hollywood, and divulges Hope's role as a confidante to many famous and influential Americans. It explores the success of the Road pictures, Hope's relationship with Bing Crosby, and the background to the famous USO shows. With many new interviews, Freedland gives us a revelatory look at the man behind the scenes.

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Contents

ONE Thanks For The Memory
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THREE Roberta
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FOUR The Road To Hollywood
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