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Laugh with Hope: Road to Rio

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A season of films starring Bob Hope and this week he is with Bing Crosby in Road to Rio with Dorothy Lamour and The Andrews Sisters
Produced by Daniel Dare
Directed by Norman Z. McLeod
Original story and screenplay by Edmund Beloin and Jack Rose
Songs by Johnny Burke and James Van Heusen
After nearly wrecking a fun-fair, Bing and Bob stow away on a luxury liner for some hilarious adventures in Rio.
This was the fifth of the famous Road films and in it Bing sings two favourite songs, 'You don't have to know the language' (with the Andrews Sisters) and 'But beautiful.' There is also a brief appearance of that moustachioed gentleman with the long, high-pitched voice, Jerry Colonna.

Contributors

Producer: Daniel Dare
Director: Norman Z. McLeod
Original story and screenplay: Edmund Beloin
Original story and screenplay: Jack Rose
Songs: Johnny Burke
Songs: James van Heusen
Hot Lips Barton: Bob Hope
Seat Sweeney: Bing Crosby
Lucia: Dorothy Lamour
Catherine Vail: Gale Sondergaard
Harry: Frank Faylen
Tony: Joe Vitale
Sherman Hallery: George Meeker
Rodriguez: Frank Puglia
Unknown: Jerry Colonna
Singers: The Andrews Sisters

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Laugh with Hope: Road to Rio

BBC One London, 23 June 1968 21.15






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