Bob Hope thanks for the memories collection
    (2010, original release: 1938)



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Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2010]
Full frame
3 videodiscs (504 min.) : sound, black and white and color ; 4 3/4 in
9786313603497 61112241, 025192048272

Videodisc release of motion pictures produced in 1938 (Thanks for the memory), 1939 (The cat and the canary), 1940 (The ghost breakers), 1941 (Nothing but the truth), 1942 (Road to Morocco) and 1948 (The paleface)

Disc 1. Thanks for the memory / Adolph Zukor presents ; a Paramount Picture ; directed by George Archainbaud ; screen play by Lynn Starling (1938 ; 1 hr, 19 min.) ; The cat and the canary / a Paramount Picture ; produced by Arthur Hornblow, Jr. ; directed by Elliott Nugent ; screen play by Walter De Leon and Lynn Starling (1939 ; 1 hr., 15 min.) -- Disc 2. The ghost breakers / a Paramount Picture ; produced by Arthur Hornblow, Jr. ; directed by George Marshall ; screen play by Walter De Leon (1940 ; 1 hr., 25 min.) ; Nothing but the truth / a Paramount Picture ; produced by Arthur Hornblow, Jr. ; directed by Elliott Nugent ; screen play by Don Hartman and Ken Englund (1941 ; 1 hr., 31 min.) -- Disc 3. Road to Morocco / a Paramount Picture ; produced by Paul Jones ; directed by David Butler ; original screen play by Frank Butler and Don Hartman (1942 ; 1 hr., 23 min.) ; The paleface / a Paramount Picture ; produced by Robert L. Welch ; directed by Norman Z. McLeod ; original screenplay by Edmund Hartmann and Frank Tashlin ; additional dialogue by Jack Rose (1948 ; 1 hr., 31 min.)

(Thanks for the memory) "It's time for some old-fashioned romance when a stay-at-home author and his working wife discover their domestic roles aren't clear-cut in this comedy of errors."--Container

Thanks for the memory is based on a play by Albert Hackett and Frances Goodrich. The cat and the canary is based on the play by John Willard. The ghost breakers is based on a play by Paul Dickey and Charles W. Goddard. Nothing but the truth is based on the play by James Montgomery, which is based on the novel by Frederick S. Isham

(The cat and the canary) "Wally vows to protect an heiress who must spend the night in the haunted mansion of her late eccentric, millionaire uncle in order to inherit his fortune."--Container

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(The ghost breakers) "Ghosts and gags collide when a radio personality finds himself marooned on an island with a pretty traveler in a haunted castle filled with earthly and unearthly foes."--Container

The first five features are in black and white. The Paleface is in color

(Nothing but the truth) "After betting his colleagues that he can go 24 hours without telling a lie, a young stockbroker finds himself in hot water with his girlfriend and several influential people.--Container

"6 classic comedies starring the legendary Bob Hope."--Container

(Road to Morocco) "After surviving a shipwreck, two stowaways get mixed up with an exotic princess whose marriage proposal seems too good to be true."--Container

Special features: Bob Hope and the road to success; Entertaining the troops; Command performance 1944; original theatrical trailers ; Command performance 1945; Hollywood Victory Caravan; sing-alongs; photo gallery

(The paleface) "Timid correspondence school dentist 'Painless' Peter Potter unwittingly marries sharpshooter Calamity Jane who is hot on the trial of a dangerous renegade gang in the Wild West."--Container

Aspect ratio 1.33:1

(Thanks for the memory) Director of photography, Karl Struss; editor, Alma Ruth Macrorie; music, Boris Morros

(The cat and the canary) Director of photography, Charles Lang; editor, Archie Marshek; music, Ernst Toch

(The ghost breakers) Director of photography, Charles Lang; editor, Ellsworth Hoagland; music, Ernst Toch

(Nothing but the truth) Director of photography, Charles Lang, Jr.; editor, Alma Macrorie; music, Andrea Setaro

(Road to Morocco) Director of photography, William C. Mellor; editor, Irene Morra; music, Victor Young

(The paleface) Director of photography, Ray Rennahan; editor, Ellsworth Hoagland; music, Victor Young

(Thanks for the memory) Bob Hope, Shirley Ross, Charles Butterworth

(The cat and the canary) Bob Hope, Paulette Goddard, John Beal

(The ghost breakers) Bob Hope, Paulette Goddard, Richard Carlson

(Nothing but the truth) Bob Hope, Paulette Goddard, Edward Arnold

(Road to Morocco) Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Dorothy Lamour

(The paleface) Bob Hope, Jane Russell, Robert Armstrong

Not rated

DVD, NTSC, Region 1; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono

In English

Open-captioned for the hearing impaired (SDH)

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