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    Bob Hope Signed "Road to Zanzibar" Shooting Script. Paramount executives owned the rights to a story by Sy Bartlett titled Find Colonel Fawcett, which they felt was too similar to Twentieth Century-Fox's recently released Stanley and Livingstone. Paramount turned the project over to Frank Butler and Don Hartman, the writers on the hugely successful Road to Singapore from the year before. The story was reborn as a comedy and what had been a one-off teaming of Bob Hope and Bing Crosby morphed into a hugely successful series of films. This hardbound copy of the shooting script, dated October 31, 1940, is inscribed "To Bill, thanks for a great memory" and signed by Hope in black ink on the title page. In Excellent condition with mild wear. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    October, 2006
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