Road to Singapore
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Road to Singapore
The story goes that such stars as Fred MacMurray, Jack Oakie and Burns & Allen had turned down The Road to Singapore before the leading roles went to Bing Crosby and Bob Hope. More conventionally structured than future "Road" efforts, the film casts Crosby as Josh Mallon, the irresponsible son of shipping magnate Joshua Mallon IV (Charles Coburn). Though the elder Mallon wants his son to enter the family business and marry longtime fiancee Gloria Wycott (Judith Barrett), Josh would rather pal around with his carefree sailor buddy Ace Lannigan (Bob Hope). On the eve of his wedding,… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The Road picture that started it all isn't the funniest, but Hope and Crosby are still fun to watch."
‑ James Plath,
"The first 'Road' picture has its undeniable charms, but isn't as wild as the later entries."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Hope and Crosby still a bit rough around the edges."
‑ Bob Bloom, Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
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