A Bob Hope Comedy Special (1963)
Bob Hope starred in radio and movies and entertained American troops overseas with his USO shows. His long television career included many comedy specials.
This particular special — with guests Barbra Streisand, Dean Martin, James Garner, and Tuesday Weld, featured skits and songs and aired in color in some markets (although only a black and white copy seems to be the one available on DVD).
On the show, Barbra first appeared when she introduced Dean Martin, speaking a little bit of Italian ...
Later, Barbra sang “Any Place I Hang My Hat is Home” and “Gotta Move” ...
Near the end of the show she joined Dean Martin and Bob Hope in a Hillbilly "Hootenanny" sketch where they sang “Blue Tail Fly” together. (Below: Streisand wears ruffled dress and washboard).
Above photos (A) and (B): These are outtakes from the comedy special, because Streisand and Hope did not interact on the broadcast show. It looks like Hope is doing some business like writing notes in a book or diary and Streisand tries to look at it, or take his book.
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