Don't shoot, it's only me bob hope book

Bob hope and friends celebrate his fifty plus year career in entertainment. Oct 04, 2005 ive read the book dont shoot, its only me. He formed a comedy duo with his wife gracie allen 18951964, and typically played the straight man to her zany roles. This is an interesting combination of autobiography and history lesson. Bob hope s most popular book is dont shoot, its only me. Find dont shoot, its only me by hope, bob at biblio. Dont shoot me its only me by bob hope 1990 first editionex lib. The subtitle of bob hope s seventh book bob hope s comedy history of the united statesis misleading. This is a bibliography of books by bob hope 19032003, a comedian and actor who appeared on broadway, in vaudeville, movies, television, and on the radio. The item is very worn but continues to work perfectly. Bob hopes comedy history of the united states written with melville shavelson, whose previous books include. Comedian bob hope was born leslie townes hope in eltham, london, england, the fifth of seven sons of avis townes, light opera singer, and william henry hope, a stonemason from westonsupermare, somerset. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over 100,000 booksellers.

The only comedy history dealt with is hopes own over 60. Bob hope has been cheered and loved by two generations of. Bob hope s comedy history of the united states by hope, bob, 19032003. For at least two generationsand three warsbob hope has been cheered and loved by americas fighting men and women. Bob hope a life in comedy, by william robert faith more information find this pin and more on biographies of classic actors by june blanchard.

Dont shoot, its only me bob hopes comedy history of the united. Bob hopes comedy history of the united states by bob hope. Bob and george do a little sand dance, tell some jokes, and bob plays gracie allen for a vaudeville routine. Apr 25, 2011 bob hope special, based on his book dont shoot, its only me sept. Books by bob hope author of dont shoot, its only me. Buy dont shoot, its only me reprint by bob hope, melville shavelson isbn. May not include discs, access code or other supplemental materials. Overview of bob hopes dont shoot, its only me, 1990, directed by ellen brown, with milton berle, bob hope, frances langford, at turner classic movies. All pages and the cover are intact, but the dust cover may be missing. A signed hardcover copy of dont shoot, its only me. In this honest and touching book, he recounts the laughs and heartaches of his exceptional show. It was impossible to accomplish what hope did without the writers. Bob hope has 31 books on goodreads with 2045 ratings. Dont shoot, its only me hardcover may 17, 1990 by bob hope author.

Go search best sellers gift ideas new releases deals store coupons. Dont shoot, its only me by bob hope, melville shavelson. My father and mother were never gulled by celebrity nor were they remotely materialistic, but they lived through the dawn of the cinema and were every bit in thrall to. Dont shoot, its only me by bob hope, melville shavelson bob hope has been cheered and loved by two generations of americas fighting men and women. Dont shoot, its only me by bob hope and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Dont shoot, its only me bob hope with melville shavelson. Oh, god george burns was an american actor, comedian, singer, and published author. The longtime king of show business, offers a chronicle of his life and career, from hollywood to the battlefields of north africa. The book s description, bob hope s comedy history of the united states, is erroneous and misleading. He has counted among his friends an amazing group of notablesfrom rita hayworth to brook shields, from franklin d. The paperback of the dont shoot, its only me by bob hope, m. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. Bob hopes comedy history of the united states 1st edition1st printing bob hope, melville shavelson a fine first printing of the first edition in equally unblemished dustjacket, inscribed by author bob hope on the title page. A near finefine, rare, signed beautifully to halftitle page see picture, first impression, first us edition, hardback book in a near finefine, unclipped d.

Unless bob hope and the us are synonymous a reasonable notion, perhaps, this is a comedy history not of the us but of hope, his friends, and his travelsa longoverdue sequel to his i never left home. Hope with cowriter mel shavelson, who was one of hope s joke writers tell bob s showbiz career story through the lens of world events. Dont shoot its only me has 1 available editions to buy at half price books marketplace. Bob hope hope, bob used books, rare books and new books. He once won an academy award for best supporting actor, and continued performing until. Henry kissinger and bob hope during bob hope s don t shoot it s only me special at nbc studios in burbank, california, united states. Bob hope special, based on his book dont shoot, its only me sept. Bob hope autographed dont shoot its only me hard cover book. The longtime king of show business offers a chronicle of his life and career, from hollywood to the battlefields of north africa. Dont shoot its only me book by melville shavelson, bob hope.

Apr 25, 2011 bob and george do a little sand dance, tell some jokes, and bob plays gracie allen for a vaudeville routine. The books description, bob hopes comedy history of the united states, is erroneous and misleading. Hope moved to bristol before emigrating with his parents to the usa in 1908. Dont shoot, its only me 97803995187 by bob hope and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books available now at great prices. For at least two generationsand three wars bob hope has been cheered and loved by americas fighting men and women. From pearl harbor to the korean war, battles that have shaped both this country and the world, and bob hope and, of course, his friends was there for all of them, bringing a few laughs to the men and women of the armed forces far from home. From a bob hope special, based on his book dont shoot, its only me sept. Bob hope s comedy history of the united states first edition by hope, bob, shavelson, melville isbn. Dont shoot its only me book by melville shavelson, bob. Incredibly, hope is now in his ninth indefatigable decade. The only comedy history dealt with is hope s own over 60 years in show business. Funniest books ever please contribute and vote for the funniest books youve ever read. Dont shoot its only me bob 03995189 this book is used and appears that it has been read once, both the book and the dj are in pristine condition and all of the numbers are there and the book was printed in 1990.

Bob hope autographed dont shoot its only me hard cover. Click to read more about dont shoot, its only me by bob hope. Dont shoot, its only me bob hopes comedy history of the united states bob hope with melville. Dont shoot me its only me by bob hope 1990 first edition. This book describes bobs story of being there with. Melville shavelson bob hope s story of being there with the jokes at every vital point during the last half century of americas history. I think that even people who dont consider themselves big hope fans will be able to read this and find it funny, entertaining and. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The book s description, bob hopes comedy history of the united states, is erroneous and misleading. The only comedy history dealt with is hopes own over 60 years in show business. A book that does not look new and has been read but is in excellent condition. Bob hope and friends celebrate his fifty plus year career in. Pages may include moderate to heavy amount of notes and highlighting,but the text is not obscured or unreadable.

Dont shoot, its only me 97803995187 by bob hope and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books available now at. Bob hopes most popular book is dont shoot, its only me. Following her death, burns started appearing as a solo performer. Dont shoot, its only me by harry mcavinchey jude collins. Don t shoot it s only me has 1 available editions to buy at half price books marketplace.

I think that even people who dont consider themselves big hope fans will be able to read this and find it funny, entertaining and insightful to a time gone past. Wonderful autobiographical text hardcover with dust jacket in great condition. Bob jokes with milton berle and danny thomas about early television. Bob hope the most honored entertainer ever, according to the guinness book of world records, for his achievements in theater, radio, film, tv, philanthropy and business, and an. May 17, 1990 from 1938 to 1990, spanning a career that spanned the globe and a lifetime, dont shoot, its only me tells a story that literally touches everyone.

With elvia allman, milton berle, george burns, joel eisenberg. Bob hopes comedy history of the united states first edition by hope, bob, shavelson, melville isbn. Bob hope s comedy history of the united states 1st edition1st printing bob hope, melville shavelson a fine first printing of the first edition in equally unblemished dustjacket, inscribed by author bob hope on the title page. He was noted for his numerous united service organizations uso shows entertaining american military personnel. Signs of wear can include aesthetic issues such as scratches, dents and worn corners. Strictly speaking, this is not a comedy history of america but of hope s place in it. Get premium, high resolution news photos at getty images. From pearl harbor to the korean war, battles that have shaped both this country and the world, and bob hope and, of course, isbn 0515105651 bob hope is always funny, even when hes not being funny. From 1938 to 1990, spanning a career that spanned the globe and a lifetime, dont shoot, its only me tells a story that literally touches everyone. Starting in 1923, his professional career is coeval with almost a third of the nations story since its founding. Overview of bob hope s dont shoot, its only me, 1990, directed by ellen brown, with milton berle, bob hope, frances langford, at turner classic movies. Dont shoot, its only me bob hope, melville shavelson on. Dont shoot, its only me mass market paperback may 1, 1991 by bob hope author.

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