September 9, 2014
1940 – Road to Singapore
Road to Singapore (1940, Paramount)
As “Josh Mallon”
Cast: Dorothy Lamour, Bob Hope, Charles Coburn, Judith Barrett, Anthony Quinn.
Director: Victor Schertzinger
Producer: Harlan Thompson
Screenwriters: Frank Butler & Don Hartman
Summary: Bing and Bob swear off women, hiding out in Singapore; then they meet saronged Lamour. This marks the beginning of the successful and long-running series of ‘Road’ pictures, which established the formula for the ‘buddy picture’ genre.
- “Sweet Potato Piper”
- “Captain Custard”
- “Too Romantic”
- “The Moon and the Willow Tree”
- “An Apple For The Teacher”