Bob “Opera Season” Hope tries out a couple different openings in this rehearsal show. Jokes lean towards opera, singing in general, and of course dating. Seating in opera houses full of celebrities, formal dress, and flubs that get more laughs than some jokes. More themes include Snootiness, wealth, and extravagance,
Francis Langford is backed up by the Six Hits and a Miss to sing, Yours.
Adolph Menjou, the best dressed man in Hollywood, joins Bob. They cross swords over each others movies. How does Bob’s fashion sense compare to Adolph’s? Tips on improving fashion is shared, even tips on better acting in films, and dating etiquette. Francis Langford and Betty Hutton arrive to meet Adolph. The girls give their opinions of who is the better dresser. Movie kissing scenes are discussed. Betty Hutton is backed up by the Six Hits and a Miss to sing, Old Ghost Train.
Dramatizing the life of Bob Hope, tonight’s chapter deals with discovering vaudeville. Bob is joined by Skinny Ennis to run away for the glamour of show biz. Jokes include tough childhoods, girls, hard times, and dreams of success. Jerry Colonna is their agent. Francis Langford is the girl from back home who begs him to come home again. Are things really so rosy back home? Determined to be a success, Bob and Skinny suffer in their boarding house, with meager meals. Rescued by a job that Jerry found them, the guys head to the theater. Betty Hutton compares notes on show biz acts. Adolph shows up to swap mustache jokes with Jerry. Will their old vaudeville jokes get them into Menjou’s theater?