Dorothy Lamour

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Dorothy Lamour (December 10, 1914 – September 22, 1996) was an American film actress. She is best-remembered for appearing in the Road to... movies, a series of successful comedies co-starring Bob Hope and Bing Crosby. Description above from the Wikipedia article Dorothy Lamour, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

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Caught in the Draft (1941)

Don Bolton is a movie star who can't stand loud noises. To evade the draft, he decides to get married...but falls for a colonel's daughter. By mistake, he and his two cronies enlist. In basic training, Don hopes to make a good impression on the fair Antoinette and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Butler
CAST:  Bob Hope  •  Dorothy Lamour  •  Eddie Bracken  •  Lynne Overman

Don Bolton is a movie star who can't stand loud noises. To evade the draft, he decides to get married...but falls for a colonel's daughter. By mistake, he and his two cronies enlist. In basic training, Don hopes to make a good impression on the fair Antoinette and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Butler
CAST:  Bob Hope  •  Dorothy Lamour  •  Eddie Bracken  •  Lynne Overman

Manhandled (1949)

Merle Kramer works as a stenographer for a psychiatrist. She is casually dating Karl Benson, a private eye and former cop. Merle mentions in passing that one of her boss's patients is an author with recurring dreams of murdering his wife, and she includes the fact ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lewis R. Foster
CAST:  Dorothy Lamour  •  Sterling Hayden  •  Dan Duryea  •  Irene Hervey

Merle Kramer works as a stenographer for a psychiatrist. She is casually dating Karl Benson, a private eye and former cop. Merle mentions in passing that one of her boss's patients is an author with recurring dreams of murdering his wife, and she includes the fact ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lewis R. Foster
CAST:  Dorothy Lamour  •  Sterling Hayden  •  Dan Duryea  •  Irene Hervey

My Favorite Brunette (1947)

Baby photographer Ronnie Jackson, on death row in San Quentin, tells reporters how he got there: taking care of his private-eye neighbor's office, Ronnie is asked by the irresistible Baroness Montay to find the missing Baron. There follow confusing but sinister ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elliott Nugent
CAST:  Bob Hope  •  Dorothy Lamour  •  Peter Lorre  •  Lon Chaney Jr.

Baby photographer Ronnie Jackson, on death row in San Quentin, tells reporters how he got there: taking care of his private-eye neighbor's office, Ronnie is asked by the irresistible Baroness Montay to find the missing Baron. There follow confusing but sinister ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elliott Nugent
CAST:  Bob Hope  •  Dorothy Lamour  •  Peter Lorre  •  Lon Chaney Jr.

Pajama Party (1964)

A Martian teenager sent to prepare for an invasion falls in love with an Earth girl.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Don Weis
CAST:  Tommy Kirk  •  Annette Funicello  •  Elsa Lanchester  •  Harvey Lembeck

A Martian teenager sent to prepare for an invasion falls in love with an Earth girl.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Don Weis
CAST:  Tommy Kirk  •  Annette Funicello  •  Elsa Lanchester  •  Harvey Lembeck

Road to Bali (1953)

Having to leave Melbourne in a hurry to avoid various marriage proposals, two song-and-dance men sign on for work as divers. This takes them to an idyllic island on the way to Bali where they vie with each other for the favours of Princess Lala. The hazardous dive ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hal Walker
CAST:  Bing Crosby  •  Bob Hope  •  Dorothy Lamour  •  Murvyn Vye

Having to leave Melbourne in a hurry to avoid various marriage proposals, two song-and-dance men sign on for work as divers. This takes them to an idyllic island on the way to Bali where they vie with each other for the favours of Princess Lala. The hazardous dive ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hal Walker
CAST:  Bing Crosby  •  Bob Hope  •  Dorothy Lamour  •  Murvyn Vye

Road to Morocco (1942)

Two carefree castaways on a desert shore find an Arabian Nights city, where they compete for the luscious Princess Shalmar.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Butler
CAST:  Bing Crosby  •  Bob Hope  •  Dorothy Lamour  •  Anthony Quinn

Two carefree castaways on a desert shore find an Arabian Nights city, where they compete for the luscious Princess Shalmar.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Butler
CAST:  Bing Crosby  •  Bob Hope  •  Dorothy Lamour  •  Anthony Quinn

The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)

To ensure a full profitable season, circus manager Brad Braden engages The Great Sebastian, though this moves his girlfriend Holly from her hard-won center trapeze spot. Holly and Sebastian begin a dangerous one-upmanship duel in the ring, while he pursues her on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cecil B. DeMille
CAST:  Betty Hutton  •  Cornel Wilde  •  Charlton Heston  •  Dorothy Lamour

To ensure a full profitable season, circus manager Brad Braden engages The Great Sebastian, though this moves his girlfriend Holly from her hard-won center trapeze spot. Holly and Sebastian begin a dangerous one-upmanship duel in the ring, while he pursues her on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cecil B. DeMille
CAST:  Betty Hutton  •  Cornel Wilde  •  Charlton Heston  •  Dorothy Lamour

The Phynx (1970)

A rock band becomes embroiled in foreign affairs when they're sent to go on tour in Albania as a cover to find hostages in a remote castle held by communist enemies of the USA.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee H. Katzin
CAST:  Michael A. Miller  •  Ray Chippeway  •  Dennis Larden  •  Lonny Stevens

A rock band becomes embroiled in foreign affairs when they're sent to go on tour in Albania as a cover to find hostages in a remote castle held by communist enemies of the USA.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee H. Katzin
CAST:  Michael A. Miller  •  Ray Chippeway  •  Dennis Larden  •  Lonny Stevens

Donovan's Reef (1963)

'Guns' Donovan prefers carousing with his pals Doc Dedham and 'Boats' Gilhooley, until Dedham's high-society daughter Amelia shows up in their South Seas paradise.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Lee Marvin  •  Jack Warden  •  Elizabeth Allen

'Guns' Donovan prefers carousing with his pals Doc Dedham and 'Boats' Gilhooley, until Dedham's high-society daughter Amelia shows up in their South Seas paradise.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Lee Marvin  •  Jack Warden  •  Elizabeth Allen

A Medal for Benny (1945)

Benny's girl friend (Dorothy Lamour) is being romanced by the town ne'er do well (Arturo de Cordova) who keeps coming up with get-rich-quick schemes. Benny's father (J. Carrol Naish in an Oscar-nominated performance) is a simple man who is bewildered by the world ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Irving Pichel
CAST:  Dorothy Lamour  •  Arturo de Córdova  •  J. Carrol Naish  •  Mikhail Rasumny

Benny's girl friend (Dorothy Lamour) is being romanced by the town ne'er do well (Arturo de Cordova) who keeps coming up with get-rich-quick schemes. Benny's father (J. Carrol Naish in an Oscar-nominated performance) is a simple man who is bewildered by the world ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Irving Pichel
CAST:  Dorothy Lamour  •  Arturo de Córdova  •  J. Carrol Naish  •  Mikhail Rasumny

The Hurricane (1937)

In the colonial era, island native Terangi (Jon Hall) spends a blissful honeymoon with his bride, Marama (Dorothy Lamour). Soon after, however, their relationship is torn asunder when Terangi is sent to prison for punching a prejudiced white man. Prominent members ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  Dorothy Lamour  •  Jon Hall  •  Mary Astor  •  C. Aubrey Smith

In the colonial era, island native Terangi (Jon Hall) spends a blissful honeymoon with his bride, Marama (Dorothy Lamour). Soon after, however, their relationship is torn asunder when Terangi is sent to prison for punching a prejudiced white man. Prominent members ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  Dorothy Lamour  •  Jon Hall  •  Mary Astor  •  C. Aubrey Smith

Road to Rio (1947)

Scat Sweeney, and Hot Lips Barton, two out of work musicians, stow away on board a Rio bound ship, after accidentally setting fire to the big top of a circus. They then get mixed up with a potential suicide Lucia, who first thanks them, then unexpectedly turns them ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Z. McLeod
CAST:  Bing Crosby  •  Bob Hope  •  Dorothy Lamour  •  Gale Sondergaard

Scat Sweeney, and Hot Lips Barton, two out of work musicians, stow away on board a Rio bound ship, after accidentally setting fire to the big top of a circus. They then get mixed up with a potential suicide Lucia, who first thanks them, then unexpectedly turns them ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Z. McLeod
CAST:  Bing Crosby  •  Bob Hope  •  Dorothy Lamour  •  Gale Sondergaard

The Big Broadcast of 1938 (1938)

The Bellows family causes comic confusion on an ocean liner, with time out for radio-style musical acts.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mitchell Leisen
CAST:  W.C. Fields  •  Martha Raye  •  Dorothy Lamour  •  Bob Hope

The Bellows family causes comic confusion on an ocean liner, with time out for radio-style musical acts.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mitchell Leisen
CAST:  W.C. Fields  •  Martha Raye  •  Dorothy Lamour  •  Bob Hope

Creepshow 2 (1987)

EC Comics-inspired weirdness returns with three tales. In the first, a wooden statue of a Native American comes to life...to exact vengeance on the murderer of his elderly owners. In the second, four teens are stranded on a raft on a lake with a blob that is hungry ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Gornick
CAST:  George Kennedy  •  Dorothy Lamour  •  Lois Chiles  •  Tom Savini

EC Comics-inspired weirdness returns with three tales. In the first, a wooden statue of a Native American comes to life...to exact vengeance on the murderer of his elderly owners. In the second, four teens are stranded on a raft on a lake with a blob that is hungry ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Gornick
CAST:  George Kennedy  •  Dorothy Lamour  •  Lois Chiles  •  Tom Savini

The Road to Hong Kong (1962)

Bob Hope and Bing Crosby return as con men Chester Babcock and Harry Turner, in the last of their road movies. When Chester accidentally memorizes and destroys the only copy of a secret Russian formula for a new and improved rocket fuel, they are thrust into ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Panama
CAST:  Bing Crosby  •  Bob Hope  •  Joan Collins  •  Robert Morley

Bob Hope and Bing Crosby return as con men Chester Babcock and Harry Turner, in the last of their road movies. When Chester accidentally memorizes and destroys the only copy of a secret Russian formula for a new and improved rocket fuel, they are thrust into ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Panama
CAST:  Bing Crosby  •  Bob Hope  •  Joan Collins  •  Robert Morley

And the Angels Sing (1944)

The singing/dancing Angel sisters, Nancy, Bobby, Josie, and Patti, aren't interested in performing together, and this plays havoc with the plans of Pop Angel to buy a soy bean farm. They do accept an offer of ten dollars to sing at a dubious night club on the edge ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Marshall
CAST:  Dorothy Lamour  •  Fred MacMurray  •  Betty Hutton  •  Diana Lynn

The singing/dancing Angel sisters, Nancy, Bobby, Josie, and Patti, aren't interested in performing together, and this plays havoc with the plans of Pop Angel to buy a soy bean farm. They do accept an offer of ten dollars to sing at a dubious night club on the edge ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Marshall
CAST:  Dorothy Lamour  •  Fred MacMurray  •  Betty Hutton  •  Diana Lynn

Won Ton Ton: the Dog Who Saved Hollywood (1976)

A would-be filmmaker and actress shake up the industry with a trick dog who gets discovered by a studio bus driver in the 1920s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Winner
CAST:  Bruce Dern  •  Madeline Kahn  •  Art Carney  •  Phil Silvers

A would-be filmmaker and actress shake up the industry with a trick dog who gets discovered by a studio bus driver in the 1920s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Winner
CAST:  Bruce Dern  •  Madeline Kahn  •  Art Carney  •  Phil Silvers

Slightly French (1949)

A film director, in bad standing with his studio, tries to turn a local carnival dancer into a "French" movie star and pass her off as his big new discovery  (more)

DIRECTION:  Douglas Sirk
CAST:  Don Ameche  •  Dorothy Lamour  •  Janis Carter  •  Willard Parker

A film director, in bad standing with his studio, tries to turn a local carnival dancer into a "French" movie star and pass her off as his big new discovery  (more)

DIRECTION:  Douglas Sirk
CAST:  Don Ameche  •  Dorothy Lamour  •  Janis Carter  •  Willard Parker

Tropic Holiday (1938)

A screenwriter falls in love with a Mexican woman while searching for a story line south of the border.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Theodore Reed
CAST:  Bob Burns  •  Dorothy Lamour  •  Ray Milland  •  Martha Raye

A screenwriter falls in love with a Mexican woman while searching for a story line south of the border.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Theodore Reed
CAST:  Bob Burns  •  Dorothy Lamour  •  Ray Milland  •  Martha Raye

Man About Town (1939)

Producer Bob Temple, who's brought an American show to London, loves his star Diana, but she won't take him seriously as a lover. To show her, he picks up stranger Lady Arlington, whose financier husband neglects her. On a weekend at the Arlington country house, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Sandrich
CAST:  Jack Benny  •  Dorothy Lamour  •  Edward Arnold  •  Binnie Barnes

Producer Bob Temple, who's brought an American show to London, loves his star Diana, but she won't take him seriously as a lover. To show her, he picks up stranger Lady Arlington, whose financier husband neglects her. On a weekend at the Arlington country house, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Sandrich
CAST:  Jack Benny  •  Dorothy Lamour  •  Edward Arnold  •  Binnie Barnes
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