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Saturday, September 22, 2012

THE ROAD TO THE SAN FERNANDO VALLEY

CHERISHING OUR VALLEY      2012

Among America's best loved comedy films of the 1940s and 50s were the famous "Road" movies of Bob Hope, Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour. All three blockbuster performers and supporters of the U.S.O. lived in Toluca Lake / North Hollywood.

 Dorothy Lamour, Bing Crosby and Bob Hope - San Fernando Valley residents in 1940

 Hamming it up in a Road Movie were Hope, Lamour and Crosby (click on images to enlarge them)

The Life of Bob Hope, "They Got Me Covered" - 1941 first edition - Gift to The Museum of the San Fernando Valley from Gary Fredburg 2012. 

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