The Road: Holiday Hope

Bob Hope returned to Hollywood last week after two weeks, 25,000 miles, and a couple of near disasters on his 13th annual Christmas visit to American military men overseas. He went first to Korea this year and nearly lost half his troupe when one of the two helicopters they were traveling in developed engine trouble and had to flutter down blindly to a forced landing in a blizzard. This, if nothing else, gave a fascinating revelation of the seating order of Hope's entourage when he is on the move: the stricken helicopter contained Singer John Bubbles, Madman Jerry Colonna,...

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