Movie News

Bob Hope (1903 – 2003)

Bob Hope (1903 – 2003)

It definitely is a year for greats passing, isn’t it? Latest saddening exodus is renowned Bob Hope, who died on Sunday. The comic legend, 100, succumbed to pneumonia at 9:28 p.m. at his home in Toluca Lake, Calif., where he was surrounded by his wife, Dolores, and the rest of his family. One of the most popular comics of his era and a star of some 75 movies, Hope had done it all – vaudeville, stage, radio, movies, television. "What drove him was the audience. He loved the laughter, he loved the welcome that he got from the audience," writer Mort Lachman, who worked for Hope for nearly 30 years in radio, films and TV, told the HR. "It was always all about the show for him — it didn’t matter whether it was radio or TV or pictures. When he walked out onto that stage, he owned it." Our condolences go out to his family.

Share this story!Share on FacebookShare on TumblrShare on StumbleUponTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someoneShare on Google+Pin on PinterestDigg thisBuffer this pagePrint this pageShare on LinkedIn
(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)
Movie News

Clint is the creator, editor and maintainer of Moviehole. Loves David Lynch, David Fincher... actually, any filmmaker by the name of David.

More in Movie News


On This Day : Pee Wee’s Big Adventure

Colin MooreAug 2, 2015

VOD Views – August 2, 2015

Drew TurneyAug 2, 2015

Exclusive : Simon Kinberg on Fantastic Four, X-Men : Apocalypse

Lisa CarrollAug 2, 2015

Yes! Ian McShane heading to Game of Thrones!

ClintAug 2, 2015

They’re not always awkward: celebrity interviews done right

Mandy GriffithsAug 2, 2015
"Foxcatcher" red carpet. 67th Cannes Film Festival.  Pictured: Channing Tatum Ref: SPL762624  190514   Picture by: KCS Presse / Splash News  Splash News and Pictures Los Angeles: 310-821-2666 New York: 212-619-2666 London: 870-934-2666

Channing Tatum signs Gambit deal

AshAug 2, 2015
Emily Blunt wallpaper (14)

Emily Blunt a lock for Marvel movie?

ClintAug 1, 2015

A Fett in Rogue One?

ClintAug 1, 2015

Trailer : Solace

ClintAug 1, 2015