Friday, September 14, 2012

Bob Hope Show

Photoplay Magazine  May 1934

From Camp Pendleton, Ocean Side, California, U.S.A.

Sponsored by Pepsodent, Miss Ginger Rogers sings and does a sketch with Bob Hope during this show for U.S. Marines at Camp Pendleton in California during WWII.  Also on the show were singer Francis Langford, Jerry Colonna, and Vera Vague.

February 8, 1944
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Ginger sings "Shoo-Shoo-Baby" during the show.  The video below presents the song with pictures of Ginger from fan magazines found in the Media History Digital Library  (

Bob Hope did a lot of radio shows, for the troops and otherwise, but this is the only one I've found with Ginger Rogers.  The Bob Hope Chevy Show, that the two appeared in for U.S. troops in Alaska on December 28, 1956, is also on at:

The Bob Hope Chevy Show (TV) :

Peggy King, Mickey Mantle, Jerry Colonna, Hedda Hopper, Carol Morris, Miss Universe; the Del Rubio Triplets, the Purdue University Glee Club, and Les Brown and his band of renown also appear on that show.

Photoplay magazine image above available at:

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