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Bing Crosby and Bob Hope Road Movies

They called them the "Road Pictures" - a series of comedies staring Bing Crosby and Bob Hope made over the course of twenty years by Paramount Pictures.

They contained a unique mix of comedy gags, musical numbers, adventure in exotic locations and ad-libbed banter from two on-screen and off-screen friends.

The original screenplay for the first film, The Road to Singapore, was originally written for George Burns and Gracie Allen. When they turned it down a number of other options were considered. Someone finally came upon the idea of pairing Bing Crosby with Bob Hope and one of the most famous early movie franchises was born.

We compiled some clips from all seven movies ... please enjoy.

Road to Singapore - 1940

Road to Zanzibar - 1941

Road to Morocco - 1942

Road to Utopia - 1946

Road to Rio - 1947

Road to Bali - 1953

Road to Hong Kong - 1962

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Count Your Blessings (Instead of Sheep) ( White Christmas ):

"When I'm worried and I can't sleep - I count my blessings instead of sheep - And I fall asleep counting my blessings."

Bing Crosby sang his most famous song "White Christmas" in the movie White Christmas. What was the other movie where this song was sung?