Entertaining the Troops 2

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Item Details

Title

Entertaining the Troops 2

Subject

Entertainment
Military life
Military uniforms
Hope, Bob
Langford, Frances

Description

"three pictures of Bob Hope and Frances Langford entertaining troops in New Guinea" From "Darkroom Soldier": "The Bob Hope Show. Comedian Bob Hope and his troupe of six performers -- Patty Thomas, Francis Langford (left), Jerry Colona, and three others -- flew into Biak on August 20 aboard a C-54 transport plane. A famous touring company of musicians and actors, Hope and his troupe put on morale-boosting shows for American military throughout World War II. On August 25, they performed for troops on Biak." ("Darkroom Soldier" caption authored by George Venn)

Creator

Anonymous

Date

1944

Contributor

Helten, Paula (curator)

Rights

(c)Eastern Oregon University. This image is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution - Noncommercial - No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/). Acknowledgement of Eastern Oregon University as a source is required. For print quality images, prints, or high resolution tiff files, or commercial uses please contact the Library Director at Eastern Oregon University.

Identifier

2010.1.153

Spatial Coverage

Biak, New Guinea

Provenance

From the Collection of Fred Hill

Position: 1912 (3 views)