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My Favorite Brunette

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Just as Bob Hope's [[Feature~V34029~My Favorite Blonde~myfavoriteblonde]] (1942) was a takeoff on [[Performer~P94487~Alfred Hitchcock~alfredhitchcock]], Hope's My Favorite Brunette was a lampoon of the noirish "hard-boiled detective" school popularized by [[Performer~P84666~Raymond Chandler~raymondchandler]]. Awaiting execution on death row, Hope tells the gathered reporters how he got into his present predicament. It seems that Hope was once a baby photographer, his office adjacent to the one leased by...more

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