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
- ContributorKevin 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.
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
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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)