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Publisher Description

This episode of Bob Hope's classic NBC radio show, broadcast from the Hollywood Canteen, originally aired on October 13, 1942.

Bob Hope made his radio debut on NBC in May 1937. He became a top-rated fixture on Tuesday nights with his theme song, "Thanks for the Memories". His legendary broadcasts from military bases around the world helped boost American morale during the dark days of World War II. Over the years, his radio regulars included Jerry Colonna, Brenda and Cobina, Vera Vague, Wendall Niles, and orchestras led by Skinnay Ennis and Les Brown. Featured singers on the show included Judy Garland, Frances Langford, Doris Day, and Gloria Jean.

Hope's radio career lasted well into the mid-1950s. By then, he had become a major movie and television star. He died on July 29, 2003, at the age of 100.

GENRE
Arts & Entertainment
NARRATOR
Bob Hope, Bette Davis
LENGTH
00:30
hr min
RELEASED
2007
February 12
PUBLISHER
Radio Spirits, Inc.
PRESENTED BY
Audible.com
LANGUAGE
EN
English
SIZE
11.9
MB

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