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The Seven Little Foys


With his movie career fading in 1955, [[Performer~P33168~Bob Hope~bobhope]] was amenable to writer/director Mel Shavelson's suggestion that Hope try something different. The Seven Little Foys was the first of Hope's two "straight" biopics (the second was 1956's [[Feature~V84590~Beau James~beaujames]]). Though not completely abandoning his patented persona, Hope does an admirable job of impersonating legendary Broadway song-and-dance man Eddie Foy, right down to the soft-shoe shuffle and affected lisp. A...more