My Favorite Brunette
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Just as Bob Hope's My Favorite Blonde (1942) was a takeoff on Alfred Hitchcock, Hope's My Favorite Brunette was a lampoon of the noirish "hard-boiled detective" school popularized by Raymond Chandler. 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 a private detective (played in an amusing unbilled cameo by Alan Ladd). While hanging around the p.i.'s office, Hope is mistaken for the detective by beautiful client Dorothy… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 71%

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"Mild, minor, typical Hope romp."
‑ Phil Hall, Film Threat
"Bob Hope comedy of errors with the one-liners a bit on the thin side, but Lon Chaney Jr. adds a little nutty fun and Peter Lorre some sinister noir atmosphere."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Bob and Dottie in a great send-up of the film noir genre."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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