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BOX 1-54, 82-90, 95-112, 117-121, 123-126, 128, 130-132, 141-148, 156, 158-179 Music from Identified Films, Television Programs and Public Appearances, 1953-1997
Manuscript scores, parts, lead sheets, and lyric sheets for works from identified films, television programs, and public appearances. Lists of titles are provided when there is corresponding music. Part sets are assumed to be complete unless otherwise noted.
Arranged chronologically by date of film, television program, or event.
BOX-FOLDER 1/1 1953: Off limits (film)
Scores and parts
Titles: All about love (Marilyn Maxwell, Bob Hope)
BOX-FOLDER 1/2 1953 December 15: The Bob Hope TV Christmas show
Scores and parts
Titles: Silver bells
BOX-FOLDER 1/3 1955: The seven little foys (film)
Bound libretto/music score
Inscribed: Dear Bob, A merry, merry Christmas! from Joseph J. Lilley, 1954
BOX-FOLDER 2/1-7; 3/1-9; 4/1-5; 5/1-9; 82/1-3; 123/5; 145/5; 160/12; 171/3 1958: Paris holiday (film)
Scores, parts, lyric sheets
Titles: April in Paris; Nothing in common; Paris holiday; miscellaneous cues; Turecek's yellow carousel; Ursula's theme; Victory parade
BOX-FOLDER 171/1; 172/1 1958 March 28: Bob Hope Show
Scores; lyric sheets
Titles: Nothing in common (Bing Crosby / Bob Hope); Paris Holiday
BOX-FOLDER 6/1 1959 May 15: The Bob Hope show
Scores, parts, lyric sheets
Titles: Ain't a-hankerin' (Rosemary Clooney)
BOX-FOLDER 173/5 1962 December 13: Royal Command Show
Titles: A foggy day / Damned Americans (Bob Hope / Edie Adams)
BOX-FOLDER 141/3; 146/4; 156/3; 161/1 1966 October 22: Bob Hope Buick Special
Lead sheet
Title: The blue-eyed horse; I've got charm (Ginger Rogers); Playing politics; Where else?
BOX-FOLDER 6/2 1961: Bachelor in paradise (movie theme)
Lead sheet
BOX-FOLDER 6/3 1964 December 13: Bob Hope Christmas in Vinh Long, Vietnam
Scores and parts
Titles: Flattery (Janis Paige)
BOX-FOLDER 6/4-7 1967 (air date, 1968 January 18): The Bob Hope Vietnam Christmas show
Scores and parts
Titles: Buckle down, Winsocki; Football playoff - Winsocki; The most beautiful girl; Prisoner of love
BOX-FOLDER 175/1-6 1968: The Private Navy of Sgt. O'Farrell (film)
Scores and parts
BOX-FOLDER 7/1-2 1970: The Bob Hope benefit for the Eisenhower Medical Center
Scores and parts
Titles: Hope/Crosby medley; Put it there, pal
BOX-FOLDER 8/1-2; 164/2 1971 January 14: The Bob Hope Vietnam Christmas show
Scores and parts
Titles: Fly me to the moon (Alan Shepard); Silver bells
BOX-FOLDER 8/3; 164/1 1971 November 7: The Bob Hope special
Scores and parts
Titles: America (play-off) (John Wayne); Everything's coming up roses
BOX-FOLDER 8/4; 9/1; 122/1 1972 February 27: Bing Crosby and friends (NBC)
Scores and parts
Titles: Saturday morning confusion
BOX-FOLDER 82/4 1975 October: A quarter century of Bob Hope on television
Scores and parts
Titles: Crosby (play-on)
BOX-FOLDER 82/5 1975 December: Bob Hope Christmas
Scores and parts
Titles: Thanks for the memories
BOX-FOLDER 82/6; 160/8; 163/1; 165/8; 174/7 1976 June ?: Bob Hope TV
Scores and parts
Titles: America (play-off, John Wayne); Dancing nightly; Hartford (play-on/off); Have it your way; Thanks for the memories
BOX-FOLDER 9/2; 82/7-9; 162/4; 168/4; 169/9 1976 December 12: The Bob Hope comedy Christmas special
Scores and parts
Titles: Christmas medley (Lola Falana); Go-go dance; Jesse - medley (Dyan Cannon); Jingle bells (segue); Thanks / Christmas; Toyland ethereal; We wish you a merry Christmas (play-off)
BOX-FOLDER 9/3-4; 10/1-2 1977 January 21: Bob Hope's all-star comedy spectacular from Lake Tahoe
Scores and parts
Titles: Lullaby to King King; One; Rocky theme; Tahoe cues
BOX-FOLDER 10/3-8; 83/1-6; 95/1-2; 158/4; 158/7; 159/6; 162/1; 177/4 1977 March 25: Bob Hope's all-star comedy tribute to Vaudeville
Scores and parts
Titles: Button up your overcoat; Camelot fanfare; The curtain falls; Harlem nocturne; I know that you know; King Arthur's Court; Love nest; Love will keep us together; Salute to Sophie (Lucille Ball); Thanks for the memories; There's no business like show business (underscore); Vaudeville come-on; Vaudeville ladies; Vivian Reed medley; We're in the money
BOX-FOLDER 84/1-4; 174/1 1977 December 19: Bob Hope's all-star Christmas comedy special
Scores and parts, sheet music
Titles: Luke Skywalker; Muppets movie; Scar wars: Silver bells '77; Son of Star Wars
BOX-FOLDER 11/1; 158/10; 174/3 1978 February 13: The Bob Hope special from Palm Springs
Scores and parts
Titles: Palm Springs tour; Stayin' alive (Bob Hope / Raquel Welch
BOX-FOLDER 11/2; 85/1-3; 95/3; 158/3; 159/5 1978 April 15: Bob Hope's all-star comedy special from Australia
Scores and parts
Titles: Cruising down the river; Koala kaper; Waltzing Matilda; Tie me kangaroo down, sport; What would I do without my music? (Kamahl)
BOX-FOLDER 95/4-5; 96/1-2 1978 October 18: Bob Hope's salute to the 75th anniversary of the World Series
Scores and parts
Titles: Ball game swing; Baseball around the World; Baseball number; Moider the ump!; Take me out to the ballgame
BOX-FOLDER 11/3; 85/4-5; 169/7 1978 December 3: Bob Hope's salute to Ohio theatre jubilee
Scores and parts
Titles: Happiness boys (with Vic Damone); Jingle bells; Me and my shadow (Sammy Davis Jr.); Thanks for the memories
BOX-FOLDER 11/4-6; 173/9 1978 December 22: The Bob Hope Christmas show
Scores and parts
Titles: Jingle bells; Silent night; Silver bells (underscore)
BOX-FOLDER 86/1-2; 170/7; 176/5 1979 January 28: The Bob Hope cavalcade of comedy special
Scores and parts
Titles: H-O-P-E opening; Nothing ever changes; To be a performer
BOX-FOLDER 12/1-2; 86/3-4; 123/4; 166/9; 170/5 1979 May 30: Bob Hope's birthday party at sea (U.S.S. Iwo Jima, N.Y.C. Harbour)
Scores and parts
Titles: Another opening; Good sports; I don't need anything but you (Sara Jessica Parker); New York medley (Diahann Carroll)
BOX-FOLDER 12/3; 13/1-6; 86/5-6; 97/1-4; 98/1-4; 122/3; 163/9; 167/4; 174/5; 177/1; 178/2 1979 September 16: Bob Hope on the road to China
Scores and parts
Titles: Acrobat hoopla; Acrobats; Big Bird walk; Circus floppus; Colgate fight song; Do-re-mi; Golf stroke; Great wall (opening); I left my heart in San Francisco (parody); If my friends could see me now; New York medley (revised); Peking Hotel; Ping pong song; Road to China; T'ai chee; Tea for two; Tien-a-men square; Together, wherever we go; When I was a lad
BOX-FOLDER 14/1-5; 86/7; 123/1; 123/8; 158/5; 160/5; 165/7; 167/7 1979 November 19: Hope on campus
Scores and parts
Titles: Alabama victory; Auburn Univeristy: War Eagle; Colgate fight song; Florida University; Harvard; Indiana fight song
BOX-FOLDER 14/6; 15/1-3; 16/1-5; 99/1-3; 148/4; 161/2; 163/7; 163/10; 164/4; 166/1; 168/8; 170/6; 176/11 1980 January 21: Bob Hope special: Hope, women, and song
Scores and parts
Titles: Buttons and bows; Don't bring Lulu; Down in the depths; A foggy day; Have tux, will travel; It's delovely; The lady's in love with you; miscellaneous scores; Nobody; Opening billboard; Smoke gets in your eyes (Diahann Carroll); Thanks for the memories; Two sleepy people (Shirley Jones)
BOX-FOLDER 99/4  BOX 17; 124-125 1980 February 3 and 10: Bob Hope's overseas Christmas tours: around the world with the troops, 1941-1972
Scores and parts
Titles: show 1-2: cues, scores, invoices for arrangements
BOX-FOLDER 168/1; 174/2 1980 March 17: Bob Hope special: Bob Hope in the star-makers
Titles: It's worth a try (Bob Hope, Robert Urich, Linda Gray); Star-makers opening
BOX-FOLDER 18/1-2; 164/3 1980 May 28: Bob Hope Air Force Academy special
Scores and parts
Titles: Flying medley; Reach out and touch (Diana Ross)
BOX-FOLDER 18/3-6; 87/1-2; 117/1-4; 158/6; 160/10; 169/11 1980 September 6: Bob Hope's look at the new TV season
Scores and parts
Titles: Another opening, another show; The Carioca; The Continental; Everything happens to us; How are things in Glocca Morra (parody); Isle of Capri; Love boat theme; Moon over Miami; Tomorrow
BOX-FOLDER 19/1-4; 87/3-4; 99/5; 117/5; 160/1; 162/2; 165/5; 166/4; 168/5; 172/5; 173/8  BOX 130-132 1980 November 1: Bob Hope for president
Scores and parts
Titles: Candidate's lament; Hail to Hope; Hail to the Hope-ful; Happy days - Memories; Hope for America; Hope for president (end credits); Johnny Carson march; miscellaneous cues; miscellaneous scores; Opening insert; A real song and dance man (with Sammy Davis Jr.); Sassoon; Thanks for the memories
BOX-FOLDER 87/5 1980 December 16: Bob Hope Christmas show and all-star comedy special
Scores and parts
Titles: Joy to the world
BOX-FOLDER 19/5; 100/1-2 1981 January 18: The Bob Hope 30th anniversary TV special
Scores and parts
Titles: Shogun; Take this job and shove it; Thirty years of Hope (show theme)
BOX-FOLDER 20/1; 164/5; 177/3 1981 February 11: Bob Hope's funny valentine special
Scores and parts
Titles: Fort Worth; Valentine medley
BOX-FOLDER 100/3 1981 April 13: Bob Hope's spring fling of glamour and comedy
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