- Video: Black & White
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Released: October 9, 2012
- Label: Festival Films
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Description by OLDIES.com:
Goofy Golfer Newsreel (2012) 12 min. A million strokes of mirth from President William Howard Taft, Felix the Cat, W.C. Fields, Bing Crosby, Jean Harlow, Larry Semon and more! An original Festival Films production!
Golf Magic (1948) 9 min. Skiers golf on snow in the mountains. Indians in war paint golf. Jack Redman shows off his trick golf clubs and strokes. John Montague golfs with both ends of a shovel. A baby sinks his first putt!
Follow Thru (1940) 10 min. Veteran golf pros Jimmy Thompson, Dick Metz and Horton Smith (first man to win the Master's Tournament) demonstrate winning techniques in this entertaining sports reel.
Rough But Hopeful (1946) 10 min. Rare novelty newsreel with over 20 Hollywood stars on the golf course - Jack Benny, Red Skelton, Randolph Scott, Dennis O'Keefe, Bing Crosby, Bob Hope & more.
Golf (1922) 19 min. Silent comedian Larry Semon cavorts on the golf course as he matches wits and putts with the villain, played with great flair by Oliver Hardy. Goofy squirrel may have inspired the gopher sequence in Caddyshack!
Golfing with Bing and Bob (1998) 8 min. Montage of Bing Crosby and Bob Hope clowning on the links with their professional golf buddies, 1930s to 1950s. Produced by Festival Films and Bob DeFlores.
Don't Hook Now (1943) 19 min. Bing Crosby's 6th annual pro-am golf tournament at beautiful Rancho Santa Fe, north of San Diego, Bing and Bob Hope clown around with golf greats Sam Snead, Ben Hogan, Jimmy Hines, Byron Nelson and many more! From the Bob DeFlores collection.
The Golf Specialist (1930) 20 min. At a Florida hotel, the great W.C. Fields, goes golfing with the house detective's flirtatious wife and an incompetent caddy!
Faith, Hope and Hogan (1952) 27 min. Inspirational film by The Christophers organization with Ben Hogan, Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Phil Harris and baseball great Ralph Kiner. Hogan talks about his faith and near death experience.