The New Pictures, Jul. 7, 1941

Caught in the Draft (Paramount) is, in a way, a triumph for Bob Hope.

Through three pictures, the lantern-jawed comic has made calf eyes at dusky Dorothy Lamour. Their effect on the sarongstress has led her to remark: "In Typhoon I had a chimpanzee. In Zanzibar I have Hope." This time he gets her—fully clad, for a change.

Owner of two swimming pools (one "last year's model"), star of He Kissed Her Twice and Bingo, Hope is cast as a craven, overpaid actor suffering from the approach of the draft. Marriage looks like his best...

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