The Paleface
The Paleface (1948)

Bob Hope plays Painless Peter Potter, an alleged frontier dentist who consults his medical book on the sly while treating patients. Jane Russell, in yet another Hollywood incarnation of Calamity Jane, is working undercover for the… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 5, 2002
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Emanuel Levy

The plot is slender and silly, but Bob Hope and Jane Russell have some good moments in a comedy that was very popualar and led to an equally popular sequel.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

This Technicolor western spoof is probably Bob Hope's finest film role.

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Funny Hope western farce, but inferior to its sequel "Son of Paleface."

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Hope at his best, but he went it one better with SON OF PALEFACE

Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

Hope at his peak; Russell in top form; a winner.

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Flixster Audience Score: 66% Flixster User Reviews
Barry Lappin
Alright I know I know but you just have to love theses schmooltsy wannabe westerns.....The singing was great and Russell was a seriously gorgeous laydee....