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Laugh with Hope: Critic's Choice


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A season of films starring Bob Hope.
This week: Critic's Choice
with Lucille Ball, Marilyn Maxwell

Parker Ballantine, ruthless Broadway critic, is appalled when his wife Angela tells him that she is writing a play. In spite of all his dissuasive efforts, the play-a sort of Life with Mother-not only gets written but acquires a producer. Parker sulks at home while Angela and the young director, Dion Kapakos, work on the production. Come what may, Parker insists he must review Angela's disastrous work himself.


Screenplay: Jack Sher
Based on the play by: Ira Levin
Director: Don Weis
Producer: Frank P. Rosenberg
Parker Ballantine: Bob Hope
Angela Ballantine: Lucille Ball
Ivy London: Marilyn Maxwell
Dion Kapakos: Rip Torn
Charlotte Orr: Jessie Royce Landis
S.P. Champlain: John Dehner
Dr. Von Hagedorn: Jim Backus

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Laugh with Hope: Critic's Choice

BBC One London, 11 August 1968 21.10

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