Old Faces: Back on the Road

The late Hollywood writer-producer, Don Hartman, who had a pencil in most of the Hope-Crosby-Lamour Road pictures, once explained how their locations were selected: "You take a piece of used chewing gum and flip it at a map. Wherever it sticks, you can lay a Road."

Last week the gum was sticking again. After eight years (since The Road to Bali), Hope, Crosby and Lamour were back in action—on The Road to Hong Kong, which is about to be shot on location in London. Arriving for work, Teapot Dome Crosby poured himself a cuppa, resulting in a rare publicity shot:...

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