Road to Singapore Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 13839

Average Rating: 2.3/4

# of Ratings: 17

Theatrical Release Date: 03/22/1940

Language: English

Genre: Comedy, Musical

MPAA Rating: NR

Director: Victor Schertzinger

Actors: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Anthony Quinn, Charles Coburn, Judith Barrett

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3/4

mitchellyoung - wrote on 07/17/2011

Not as the first pairing of Hope & Crosby in the first of the Road series, but there is still enough natural comedy and spark here to be entertaining and nostalgic.

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"Road To Singapore" by Yojimbo

Yojimbo - wrote on 02/27/2012

Sea faring buddies Hope and Crosby dodge marriage vows and set up house together on a remote island paradise, until beautiful gypsy girl Dorothy Lamour appears and upsets their domestic bliss. This is one of those old style Hollywood films that seems hilariously naive by today's standards. A pair of men who don't want to get married to glamorous women so they decide to live (and sleep!) together...okaaaay then! This was the first of their collaborations and so the formula hasn't quite found its feet; Hope is more of a sidekick to main man Crosby (even appearing below Dorothy Lamour on the credits) and so the screwball banter of their later outings is sorely missing. In fact there are far more songs than jokes so it can be seen more as a romantic musical than a straight comedy. There's …

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