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Web Exclusive: Bing Crosby Roasts Film Director Raoul Walsh

Clip: Season 28 Episode 10 | 1m 36s

In this exclusive outtake from Bing Crosby Rediscovered, hear never-before-released audio of Bing Crosby singing the lyrics he penned to roast Hollywood director Raoul Walsh. The filming of "Going Hollywood," starring Crosby and Marian Davies, had its obstacles. When Bing poked fun at the director and film, Louis Mayer at MGM Studios banned Walsh and Bing from future MGM productions.

Aired: 12/02/14

Rating: TV-14

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