Cinema: Cul-de-Sac

The Road to Hong Kong is the seventh Road picture made by Bob Hope and Bing Crosby during the past 22 years, and the first since The Road to Bali in 1953. Each new Road has reached a bit further for its humor than the last, and since it is a basic law of nature that farce times farce distance equals resistance times resistance distance, resistance to Hong Kong should be high.

Now and then the picture sends up a good line, like "I can see the tears forming in your wallet," and "What if a cobra bites you in a place...

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