American Masters

The Road Films: Bing Crosby and Bob Hope

Clip: 12/02/2014 | 1m 46s

At the age of 37, Bing Crosby had 24 films behind him and his Hollywood career was at a crossroads. He found the perfect comedic partner in Bob Hope, with whom he had first performed on stage in 1932. Starting in 1940, Hope and Crosby would star in seven "Road" films. This film excerpt from American Masters: Bing Crosby Rediscovered is rich in archival footage of interviews and film.

Aired: 12/02/14

Rating: NR

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