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Bob Hope

Comic, Actor (29-May-1903 — 27-Jul-2003)


William Robert Faith. Bob Hope: A Life in Comedy. Da Capo Press. 2003. 474pp.

Bob Hope; with Melville Shavelson. Don't Shoot, It's Only Me. New York: Putnam. 1990.

Frank Manchel. The Box-Office Clowns: Bob Hope, Jerry Lewis, Mel Brooks, Woody Allen. New York: Franklin Watts. 1979. 120pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Public Information Research Namebase [link]

  6. Wikipedia [link]

  7. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  8. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.664)

  9. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.321)

  10. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.731)

  11. Webster's American Biographies (p.505)

  12. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.274)

  13. Quinlan's Illustrated Registry of Film Stars (p.226)

  14. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.156)

  15. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.261)

  16. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.239)

  17. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.236)

  18. Celebrity Register 5th Issue (p.269)

  19. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (p.202)

  20. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (p.408)

  21. Les Brown's Encyclopedia of Television (p.265)

  22. The International Who's Who 2001 (p.702)

  23. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.346)

  24. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.243)

  25. The Encyclopedia of Television (vol.2, pp.797-99)

  26. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.2, p.446)

  27. The New York Times Encyclopedia of Television (p.197)

  28. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.334)

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