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The Seven Little Foys
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1hr 35min
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1955
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BCI, a Navarre Corporation Company
Synopsis: With his movie career fading in 1955, Bob Hope was amenable to writer/director Mel Shavelson's suggestion that Hope try something different. The Seven Little Foys was the first of Hope's two "straight" biopics (the second was 1956's Beau James). Though not completely abandoning his patented persona, Hope does an admirable job of impersonating legendary Broadway song-and-dance man Eddie Foy, right down to the soft-shoe shuffle and affected lisp. A successful "single" in vaudeville, Foy meets and marries ... Full Synopsis
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The Seven Little Foys provides a rare moment for Bob Hope to step out of his carefully crafted stage and screen persona to biographically portray legendary vaudevillian entertainer Eddie Foy. Although this alone makes the film interesting, the truth is that there appear to be very little differences between the two men, which is perhaps why Hope fits the role so well. A tribute to the concept of show ... Read Review
Featured Cast
Eddie Foy
George M. Cohan
Madeleine Morando Foy
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