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5.0 out of 5 stars A hilarious adventure with Crosby, Hope, and Lamour, 14 Sep 2004
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Daniel Jolley "darkgenius" (Shelby, North Carolina USA) - See all my reviews
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This was my first "Road to" film, and I can only hope the other three are as funny as this one. Of course, you can hardly go wrong with the terrific tandem of Bing Crosby and Bob Hope (and Dorothy Lamour certainly doesn't hurt, either). I have never really thought about Bing Crosby as a comedic actor, but he and Hope have an incredible chemistry that leads to constant hilarity. They really ham it up, sometimes playing directly to the audience, and Hope's facial expressions never seem to stop. This is a movie that does not take itself at all seriously; it's a refreshing breath of fresh air blowing through today's climate of over-produced Hollywood extravaganzas.
Jeffrey Peters (Crosby) and Orville "Turkey" Jackson (Hope) are a couple of swells who find themselves shipwrecked (thanks to Orville). Soon they are off (singing) on the Road to Morocco with nothing but food on their minds. Since they have no money, they are in a bit of a pickle about how to pay for their meal - that's when Peters solves their money problems by selling Orville to an Arab. After dead Aunt Lucy (yes, it's Hope in drag) appears to him and makes him feel guilty, Jeffrey decides to rescue his friend. Orville, though, doesn't want rescuing because he is being primped and pampered in the palace of Princess Shalmar (Dorothy Lamour). The idea of Orville marrying the beautiful princess doesn't set right with Jeffrey, and he starts crooning in her ear himself. The princess is supposed to marry Mullay Kassim (Anthony Quinn), and he (and his party of gunmen) has something to say about what goes on here. Naturally, Jeffrey and Orville end up in hot water, but they are surprisingly resourceful (they also obviously sent off for all the nifty gadgets listed on the back of old comic books as kids). Need I say it? Hilarity ensues.
Almost every joke and one-liner lands solidly in this film, and a good many of them are laugh-out-loud funny. You also get the treat of hearing Bing Crosby, the ultimate crooner, sing a few numbers (actually, Hope's singing isn't that bad, either). In what is probably the most famous scene from the movie, Hope, Crosby, and Lamour sing Moonlight Becomes You in each others' voices - it's a priceless bit. The Road to Morocco is classic slap-stick comedy at its very best. Thank goodness we have all these old movies available to us because they certainly don't make 'em like this anymore.
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12 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The VERY BEST of the ''road'' series!, 3 Sep 2000
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Bing, Bob and Dorothy have never been funnier! The 'kissing camel' scene will have you in stitches! This laugh-a-minute screwball comedy is an absolute MUST SEE! THREE thumbs up!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars One of the Best "Road to" Films, 1 May 2013
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Bought this for my mother and she was delighted. This is one of the best "Road to" films and the quality of the DVD was really good so we all enjoyed the movie. If you like Bob Hope and Bing Crosby, this film should be in your collection.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 10 July 2014
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The best of the road films
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5.0 out of 5 stars Hope an Crosby's best?, 28 Jun 2014
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On the face of it, an odd pairing, a dance-band singer famous for introducing "crooning" and a quick-talking comedian, but they became smash box-office. A string of classic comedies which Bob Hope and Bing Crosby referred to in their own solo acts. In my opinion, "Road To Morocco" is the best. Well-structured gags, good songs and the lovely Dorothy Lamour. A wonderful sequence where a camel spits at Bob Hope, which was clearly unintended, as you can hear the crew laughing in the background. Crosby laughs out loud, strokes the camel, and says,"That's my girl!". Priceless.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Bing and Bob, 15 Mar 2014
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This film had my son laughing from the start to the end. Its still a great film for all the family
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5.0 out of 5 stars Another memory of childhood, 18 Aug 2013
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Quite amusing and interesting in a historical Hollywood fashion - bought for nostalgic reasons of an era long gone when humour didn't need four-letter words.
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5.0 out of 5 stars road movies, 29 April 2013
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I am buying all the road movies. They are very funny and classics. The dvd arrived very quickly and was as described. Thanks
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4.0 out of 5 stars Road to Morocco, 25 April 2013
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Really enjoyable (nostalgia). Granddaughters (aged 20 & 22) enjoyed it as well.
We bought this DVD as our family were going for a holiday in Morocco.
Loved Mabel the talking camel.
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5.0 out of 5 stars an apology, 11 Jan 2013
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im sorry i did not read all the info stating that no covers etc were available
i am very happy with the product price and speed of delivery
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