Bob Hope at Dublin Airport

EXHIBITION : LOOK WHO VISITED IRELAND IN THE 1960S

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Bob Hope clowns around with a pipe band to the amusement of those there to welcome him to Dublin. In Ireland to promote a new film the American comedian tells reporter Kevin O'Kelly of his love of work and golf.

  • Title
    Bob Hope
  • 1st Broadcast
    18/05/1968
  • Contributor
    Kevin O'Kelly (Reporter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:01:33
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    Bob Hope at Dublin Airport
  • Extended description

    The report shows Bob Hope walking with others towards terminal building. The Emerald Girl's Pipe Band perform on the airport tarmac. Bob Hope walks past band smiling. A crowd is the watching pipe band and a woman is taking photograph.

    Bob Hope wearing a hat from a girl in the pipe band bangs large drum. The girl wears his hat while he is monkeying around.

    The crowd are laughing and applauding. Bob Hope returns the hat to girl in band. Women queue up for autographs. A small boy in hat takes photograph of Bob Hope with camera.

    Bob Hope says he hasn't adjusted to the time difference yet. He likes to play golf but might not have enough time on this visit. He thinks about retiring but you can only play golf for so long. He enjoys working. Note: Part of this report is mute.

  • Information

    A report from RTÉ News on the visit of Bob Hope to Ireland. Broadcast 18 May 1968. Part of this clip is mute.

  • Local keywords
    Dublin Airport, Bands, Pipe Bands, Bob Hope
  • Geographical coverage
    Dublin, Ireland
  • Topic
    Arts and Culture
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    Telefís Éireann
  • Production year
    1968
  • Country of production
    IRELAND
  • Original identifier
    N2837/0068B
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Black and White
  • Item sound
    Stereo
  • Aspect ratio
    4:3
  • Language used
    English (eng)
  • Original language
    English (eng)
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