My Favorite Blonde

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  • NR
  • 1942
  • 1 hr 19 min
  • 7.0  (1,590)
  • 74

My Favorite Blonde is a classic comedy film from 1942, starring Bob Hope, Madeleine Carroll, and Gale Sondergaard. The film is directed by Sidney Lanfield and produced by Paramount Pictures. The movie revolves around the character of Larry Haines (Bob Hope), a vaudeville performer who is approached by British secret agents to help them with a secret mission. The agents mistake Larry for a spy named Eric Phillips, who is actually a double agent working for the Nazis.

Larry is initially reluctant to help the British agents, but when he meets Karen Bentley (Madeleine Carroll), a beautiful British agent, he agrees to help them. Karen is the one who mistook Larry for Eric, but with his help, she plans to catch the real Eric and foil his evil plans.

The two of them embark on a wild adventure, dodging danger and getting into hilarious situations along the way. Among the obstacles they face are a group of Nazi spies, a creepy accomplice named Schultz (Gale Sondergaard), and a group of Russian secret agents who also mistake Larry for Eric the spy.

Throughout the movie, Bob Hope's character provides the signature humor that he was known for, bringing a sense of levity to the otherwise tense situations. Madeleine Carroll's character adds to the chemistry, providing the serious and authoritative counterpart to Larry's goofy antics.

The film is full of thrilling chase sequences, hidden agendas, and lines that will make the audience laugh out loud. One of the most iconic scenes involves Larry and Karen dressing up as a Russian ballerina and her coach, respectively, to infiltrate a ballerina school and catch the Nazi spy they are after.

Another memorable scene involves Larry hiding in a chase while being pursued by the Nazis. He gets trapped in a coffin and even goes so far as to attend his own funeral to fool the Nazi agents.

Throughout the film, there is a palpable sense of tension as the agents try to stop the Nazis from carrying out their plan. However, the humor and chemistry between the characters keep the tone lighthearted, making it an enjoyable watch for audiences of all ages.

Overall, My Favorite Blonde is a classic comedy film that has stood the test of time. With a compelling storyline and unforgettable performances from Bob Hope and Madeleine Carroll, it is a must-watch for anyone who loves a good laugh.

My Favorite Blonde is a 1942 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 19 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.0 and a MetaScore of 74.

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    7.0  (1,590)
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