My Favorite Blonde
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My Favorite Blonde
Each of Bob Hope's "My Favorite" films (My Favorite Blonde, My Favorite Brunette, My Favorite Spy) was, by accident or design, a parody of a dead-serious movie genre. 1942's My Favorite Blonde, for example, was a takeoff of Alfred Hitchcock in general and Hitchcock's 39 Steps in particular. Two-bit vaudeville entertainer Hope gets mixed up with gorgeous blonde British-spy Madeline Carroll. The "maguffin" (Hitchcock's nickname for "gimmick") which ties the two stars together is a ring which contains the microfilmed plans for a revolutionary new… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

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"Lives up to its rep as one of Bob Hope's better comedies."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"One of Bob Hope's best comic-thriller vehicles… benefits from its semi-serious spy-thriller ambiance… and above all one of the more human, less caricatured, less one-dimensionally narcissistic characters in Hope's movie oeuvre."
‑ Steven D. Greydanus, Decent Films Guide
"Great comedy thriller. Probably Hope's best film."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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