I love these movies, particularly MOROCCO. Eddie Deezen's excellent write-up fails to mention that Crosby frequently showed up for a brief gag in Hope solo pictures. It's unfortunate that Hope went on to so many years of irrelevance -- painful TV specials, some truly awful movies. As Woody Allen has said, there are few things on earth as entertaining as a Bob Hope comedy from the '30s, '40s or '50s.
I think a good bit of Woody Allen's comic persona is derived from those Bob Hope comedies.
They are indeed a delight.
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