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The Princess and the Pirate
Bob Hope is in top form in this Technicolor parody of pirate pictures, doing his best vaudeville shtick as an inept performer trying to save princess Virginia Mayo from the evil clutches of governor Walter Slezak and pirate Victor McLaglen. It's all ridiculous fun, of course, but if you're a fan of Hope, you never tire of his self-effacing gags and double-entendres. His out-of-place show biz jabs were always clever, and they're all the funnier in this period setting--particularly the Bing Crosby jokes. But Walter Brennan nearly steals the film as a wacky pirate scheming to steal… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The Princess and the Pirate's success is entirely dependent on one's opinion of Hope's specific brand of humor..."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"A typical affable and middling Bob Hope comedy."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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