The Paleface
Starring: Bob Hope Director: Norman Z. McLeod

The Paleface
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 31 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: March 5, 2002
  • Originally Released: 1948
  • Label: Universal Studios
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital Mono 2.0 - English
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Trailers
  • Interactive Features:
    • Interactive Menus
    • Scene Access
  • Text/Photo Galleries:
    • Production Notes
    • Biographies

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Major Awards:

Academy Awards 1948 - Best Original Song: Jay Livingston & Ray Evans

Product Description:

"Paleface" features Bob Hope in what is considered by many to be his best film role. He plays a cowardly dentist who hides behind the skirts of beautiful Calamity Jane (Jane Russell). Academy Awards: Best Song ("Buttons and Bows").

Plot Synopsis:

Western spoof about cowardly dentist "Painless" Peter Potter who is drawn into a Government operation to track down gun smugglers when he falls for beautiful gunfighter Calamity Jane.


Production Notes:

  • Stars Bob Hope and Jane Russell reappeared in the Frank Tashlin-directed sequel, "Son of Paleface" (1952).
  • Remade with Don Knotts in 1968 as "The Shakiest Gun in the West."
  • Additional cast: Jeff York (Joe), Wade Crosby (Jeb), John Maxwell (Village Gossip), Frank Hagney (Greg), and Skelton Knaggs (Pete).
  • Filmed in Technicolor.
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Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 17,919
  • UPC: 025192121227
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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