Entertaining the Troops 2
"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)
Helten, Paula (curator)
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Biak, New Guinea
From the Collection of Fred Hill
Position: 1912 (3 views)