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The Road to Hong Kong (27-Apr-1962)

Director: Norman Panama

Writers: Norman Panama; Melvin Frank

Music Composed and Conducted by: Robert Farnon

Producer: Melvin Frank

Keywords: Musical Comedy, Amnesia, Secret Formula

Crosby and Hope are Harry Turner and Chester Babcock, con men selling a dubious flying machine. A mishap has Chester losing his memory, cured by a Tibetan herb with the side effect of providing an eidetic memory. Unfortunately he remembers a secret formula, one very much wanted by the conspiratorial Third Echelon organization. Final "Road" movie, and the only one not produced by Paramount. Dorothy Lamour has been replaced by the relatively uninteresting Joan Collins as their love interest, though she appears in a cameo.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Felix Aylmer
Actor
21-Feb-1889 2-Sep-1979 Henry V
Joan Collins
Actor
23-May-1933   Alexis on Dynasty
Bing Crosby
Singer
3-May-1903 14-Oct-1977 White Christmas
Walter Gotell
Actor
15-Mar-1924 5-May-1997 Gen. Gogol in James Bond films
Bob Hope
Comic
29-May-1903 27-Jul-2003 Centenarian comic
Dorothy Lamour
Actor
10-Dec-1914 22-Sep-1996 My Favorite Brunette
Robert Morley
Actor
26-May-1908 3-Jun-1992 Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe?

CAST

Bing Crosby   ...   Harry Turner
Bob Hope   ...   Chester Babcock
Co-Starring
Joan Collins   ...   Diane (3rd Echelon agent)
Robert Morley   ...   3rd Echelon Leader
with
Walter Gotell   ...   Dr. Zorbb (3rd Echelon Scientist)
Felix Aylmer   ...   Grand Lama
Alan Gifford   ...   American official
Michele Mok   ...   Mr. Ahso
Katya Douglas   ...   3rd Echelon Receptionist
Roger Delgado   ...   Jhinnah
Robert Ayres   ...   American Official
Mei Ling   ...   Ming Toy
Jacqueline Jones   ...   Blonde
Yvonne Shima   ...   Poon Soon
and our very special cup of tea
Dorothy Lamour   ...   Herself

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