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The Big Broadcast of 1938 (1938)

The Big Broadcast of 1938
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6.5 IMDB rating

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W.C. Fields

W.C. Fields

T. Frothingill Bellows / S.B. Bellows
Martha Raye

Martha Raye

Martha Bellows
Dorothy Lamour

Dorothy Lamour

Dorothy Wyndham
Shirley Ross

Shirley Ross

Cleo Fielding
Lynne Overman

Lynne Overman

Scoop McPhail
Bob Hope

Bob Hope

Buzz Fielding
Ben Blue

Ben Blue

Mike
Leif Erickson

Leif Erickson

Bob Hayes


Written by (View all)
Walter DeLeon

Walter DeLeon

(screen play)
Francis Martin

Francis Martin

(screen play) and


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Description: The Big Broadcast Of 1938: Bob Hope's movie debut is a star-studded mix of music and comedy. W.C. Fields plays dual roles while Hope juggles three ex-wives and romances Dorothy Lamour. The Big Broadcast of 1938 launched Hope's film career and introduced his Oscar®-winning songs Thanks for the Memory. ... (more)
Release date: 11 February 1938
UPC: 025192146220
Comedy (2), Sequel (1), Classics (1), 1938 (1), Romance (1), Musical (1)
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" In a touching and sentimental scene, womanizing radio host Buzz Fielding (Bob Hope) and ex-wife Cleo Fielding (Shirley Ross) serenaded each other with a duet of the Academy Award-winning Best Song Thanks For the Memory; they sang as they shared drinks, poignantly and slightly regretfully looking back on the good times they had experienced within their failed relationship; he began: "Thanks for the memory / Of rainy afternoons / Swinging Harlem tunes/ Motortrips and burning lips / And burning to"


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"Song: Thanks For the Memory Music by Ralph Rainger Lyrics Leo Robin Sung by Bob Hope and Shirley Ross"


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"1938 * "Thanks for the Memory" — The Big Broadcast of 1938 • Music: Ralph Rainger • Lyrics: Leo Robin NOMINEES: * "Always and Always" — Mannequin • Music: Edward Ward • Lyrics: Chet Forrest and Bob Wright * "Change Partners" — Carefree • Music and lyrics: Irving Berlin * "The Cowboy and the Lady" — The Cowboy and the Lady • Music: Lionel Newman • Lyrics: Arthur Quenzer * "Dust" — Under Western Stars • Music and lyrics: Johnny Marvin * "Jeepers Creep"


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"63. Thanks for the Memory"


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