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8 November: The big broadcast to be . . .

The last Big Broadcast film hands Bob Hope a key to real radio stardom at last . . . (Photo: Paramount Pictures.)

The last Big Broadcast film hands Bob Hope a key to real radio stardom at last . . . (Photo: Paramount Pictures.)

Film put a shot of high octane fuel Bob Hope’s radio career, and just in time, too, considering his first two very lame seasons aboard CBS and NBC Blue prior to 1938. Ironically, it was a radio sub-theme that cleared the fuel line and kicked the motor over.

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