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Description: Bob Hope talks about the importance of the USO.
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Clip #: MF-14F
Length: 10:08
Year: 1946
Color: B/W
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1940s
Region: North America
Country: United States
Subject: Military
Original: 35mm
1940s, 1946, Korean War, USO, United Service Organizations, United States Armed Forces, audience of servicemen laughing and applauding, Bob Hope talking about the USO, Bob Hope and female performer entertaining troops in South Pacific, GI on leave in city looking lost as pedestrians walk past him on crowded sidewalk, GI entering USO club, servicemen using telephones in booths, reading, writing letters home, chaplain serving as counselor to sailor, religious publications for various faiths, servicemen painting and sculpting, ping pong, servicemen dancing with women, dances, women serving servicemen at snack bar, woman covering GI with blanket as he lies down in chair for nap in railroad station and pinning paper with departure time onto blanket, woman shaking sailor to wake him up from deep sleep, Eisenhower visiting USO club in Philippines, military parade, Honolulu, USO Victory Club, servicemen playing checkers, elderly women using sewing machines to repair uniforms and tack on stripes, sailor ironing uniform, woman instructing soldier on making hula skirt, bus transporting servicemen on sightseeing tour up mountain, USO camp show troop arriving by truck and preparing to put on show, women applying makeup and brushing hair, stage being set, servicemen sitting down in chairs facing stage, entertainers performing on stage for servicemen, female singer, male magician doing handkerchief trick, audience of servicemen laughing, actor and comedian Joe E. Brown performing, Marlene Dietrich saluting with GIs, Ingrid Bergman signing autographs and talking with servicemen, Frances Langford singing, Jack Benny playing violin next to Larry Adler on harmonica, violinist Yehudi Menuhin performing, Lily Pons singing, man announcing first USO show in Japan after Japanese surrender and introducing Danny Kaye, servicemen applauding, women wearing western wear and playing instruments including accordion and guitar visiting injured servicemen in military hospital, tap dancing chorus girls performing on stage for servicemen in chairs, stretchers and with crutches

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