When the United States entered World War II, President Roosevelt exempted Bob Hope from military service because of the need for entertainers. So began Bob's lifelong career entertaining U.S. troops at home and abroad. When the USO (United Service Organizations) was formed, Bob Hope was the perfect person to be its headliner, bringing "a bit of home" to front lines and military hospitals around the world.
Did You Know?
This documentary featurette is included as an extra on the Universal Studios (Bob Hope - The Tribute Collection) DVD of The Paleface
(1948). See more