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Hope, Bob

A British-born twentieth-century American comedian. Hope is known for his work in films, especially a series of seven “Road” pictures, including The Road to Zanzibar and The Road to Morocco. His costars in all these films were Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour. He is also famous as a tireless entertainer of American service personnel overseas.

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