My Favorite Brunette
My Favorite Brunette (1947)

Awaiting execution, Bob 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. Hope's trouble begins when… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: April 4, 1947
DVD Release Date: October 1, 2001
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Critic Score: 71% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Phil Hall
Film Threat

Mild, minor, typical Hope romp.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

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.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Bob and Dottie in a great send-up of the film noir genre.

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Flixster Audience Score: 71% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
Bob Hope is the steely nerved gumshoe and Dorothy Lamour the sultry femme fatale in this late 1940's sendup of film noir whose major joke is that Hope is… More
Aj V
Bob Hope gets unintentionally involved in a mystery when he pretends to be a detective, and the results are hilarious.
Anthony Valletta
Pretty funny.