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"Ship Ahoy" A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
Tommy Dorsey, Buddy Rich, Red Skelton, and Eleanor Powell posed in a publicity shot for the film "Ship Ahoy." Dorsey is playing trombone while Rich and Skelton hold drum sticks. Powell is holding one leg up and to the side., 1942, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Armed Forces Radio Service featuring comedians
Armed Forces Radio Service group photo featuring Fred Allen, Jimmy Durante, and Jack Benny wearing suits and making facial expressions during a comedy routine or posed for picture., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Armed Forces Radio Service featuring entertainers
Armed Forces Radio Service group photo featuring Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland, and Edgar Bergen rehearsing for a show. All are looking at papers while Sinatra and Garland read aloud., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with print.
Armed Forces Radio Service group photo
Armed Forces Radio Service group photo featuring (left to right) an unidentified man, Jimmy Durante, Jerry Colonna, an unidentified woman, Frank Sinatra, and Johnny Mercer standing in a semicircle while smiling and making jokes backstage., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with print.
Armed Forces Radio Service group photo
Armed Forces Radio Service group photo of Command Performance U.S.A. stage performance. Dozens of unidentified musicians in uniform and wearing suits are on stage along with a row of actors and singers in front. A group of unidentified armed forces members wearing uniforms are seated in the audience., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with print.
Artie Auerbach as Mr. Kitzel
Mr. Kitzel (Artie Auerbach, featured comedian of the Jack Benny Show) seems to have charmed an extra long hot dog into performing for his customers, as he gets into the mood in conjunction with his latest recording recently released by Mercury "Pickle in the Middle and the Mustard on Top" (from photo caption)., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bing Crosby and Bob Hope on "Can You Tie That"
Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, an unidentified man (standing in the background), and Al Jarvis seated at tables with microphones and water pitchers for a recording of "Can You Tie That," KLAC radio program hosted by Jarvis in Los Angeles, California. Hope is leaning to the side and Crosby is laughing., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bing Crosby and Bob Hope on "Can You Tie That"
Bing Crosby and Bob Hope seated at tables with microphones and water pitchers for a recording of "Can You Tie That," KLAC radio program hosted by Al Jarvis in Los Angeles, California. Hope is leaning down with his hand to his ear. An unidentified man stands in the background against a curtain., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bing Crosby, Dave Dexter, Ella Logan, Al Jarvis, and Bob Hope
Bing Crosby, Dave Dexter, Al Jarvis, and Bob Hope standing left to right behind Ella Logan. Logan is sitting at a table with a KLAC microphone. Crosby is speaking to Hope and the others are looking forward., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bob Hope
Bob Hope holding onto a railing and looking up. Hope is wearing a double breasted suit jacket., No date; likely between 1961 and 1965, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bob Hope and two unidentified men
Bob Hope speaking with two unidentified men. Hope is sitting with one leg up on a chair, wearing a patterned suit., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bob Hope onstage
Bob Hope onstage, possibly during a rehearsal for a radio broadcast. Hope is raising both arms in the air to indicate distance. Hope is wearing a dark suit and striped tie., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Connie Haines and Lou Costello
Connie Haines wearing a bathing suit and leaning back on a diving board. Haines is turning to the side and smiling. Comedian Lou Costello is operating a camera on a tripod behind Haines., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Curly Howard and Louis Jordan in "Swing Parade of 1946"
Curly Howard sitting and playing saxophone while looking dubiously at Louis Jordan who is smiling and approaching Howard with two fingers pointed out for a "Three Stooges" poke. Photo caption reads: Reverse English, Jordan displays Three Stooges talent on Curly of the Stooges as Curly plays sax. "Swing Parade of 1946.", 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Dave Dexter, Anita Ellis, Al Jarvis, Red Skelton, and Rod O'Connor on broadcast of "Can You Tie That"
Dave Dexter, Anita Ellis, Al Jarvis, Red Skelton, and Rod O'Connor seated at tables with microphones for a broadcast of "Can You Tie That" KLAC radio program in Los Angeles, California. An unidentified man stands in the corner., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Dave Dexter, Buddy Cole, Al Jarvis, Jerry Colonna, and Anne McKeon, on "Can You Tie That"
Dave Dexter, Buddy Cole, Al Jarvis, Jerry Colonna, and Anne McKeon, sitting at tables with microphones while recording a broadcast of "Can You Tie That" KLAC radio program in Los Angeles, California. In the foreground is a studio audience watching the broadcast., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Dave Dexter, Ed Flynn, Al Jarvis, Eugene Howard, and Skinnay Ennis
Dave Dexter, Ed Flynn, Al Jarvis,and Skinnay Ennis looking at Eugene Howard with shocked expressions as Howard reads from papers into a KLAC microphone as part of a studio broadcast., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Dave Dexter, June Christy, and Phil Harris
Dave Dexter, June Christy, an unidentified man, and Phil Harris photographed from the side in a recording studio. All are smiling and looking forward. Christy is wearing a large floral boutonniere., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Dave Dexter, Keenan Wynn, and Phil Harris
Dave Dexter, Keenan Wynn, and Phil Harris sitting at a table with microphones. Dexter is looking to the side and laughing. Wynn is in the center and looking forward while smiling. Wynn is on the right, looking to the side while talking., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Dave Dexter, Keenan Wynn, and Phil Harris
Dave Dexter, Keenan Wynn, and Phil Harris joking around. Dexter is sitting behind a table and laughing at Wynn who is on the table, laying on his side, looking up with a goofy grin. Harris is standing next to Wynn and laughing., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Dave Dexter, Red Skelton, and Al Jarvis
Dave Dexter, Red Skelton, and an unidentified man standing behind an unidentified women and Al Jarvis. Dexter is wearing a light colored suit and looking to the side. Skelton is standing in the middle, wearing a dark coat and looking to the side while smiling. Jarvis is sitting on the right and closing his eyes while smiling., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Dave Dexter, Red Skelton, and Al Jarvis
Dave Dexter, Red Skelton, and an unidentified man standing behind an unidentified women and Al Jarvis. Dexter is wearing a light colored suit and looking down while smiling. Skelton is standing in the middle, wearing a dark coat and looking down while talking. Jarvis is sitting on the right and looking to the side., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis singing during an event at UCLA, Los Angeles, California. Martin is on the left, looking up, and wearing a checkered suit. Lewis is on the right, looking straight ahead, and wearing a textured suit., October 28, 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Dean Martin and Nat King Cole
Dean Martin and Nat King Cole standing shoulder to shoulder and looking to the side. Martin is laughing with his hand extended out. Both are wearing dark suits and light ties., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with print.
Edgar Bergen, Andy Russell, and Ingrid Bergman
Edgar Bergen, Andy Russell, and Ingrid Bergman looking over papers. Russell is standing in the center, looking down while smiling. Bergen and Bergman are holding papers and looking down while talking., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Elsa Maxwell at movie reception
Elsa Maxwell thought she had seen everything in the way of parties until she went to Portland, Oregon, as official hostess for the premiere of Walter Wagner's "Canyon Passage." Indians of the Yakima tribe who appeared in the Technicolor film when it was shot in Oregon last Spring turned the tables on the famous party giver and held a reception and pow-wow for her. Here she is in the regalia presented to her by Yakima chiefs. Other Hollywood celebrities attending the party were Peggy Ryan (hands over head), Lou Costello (trying to talk Indian), Yvonne De Carlo, and Jess Barker. Chiefs are (left to right) Job Charlie, William Yallup, Jim Looney, Thomas Yallup, Henry Thompson, and Jim Turner (from photo caption)., 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Printed in U.S.A. Copyright 1946, Universal Pictures Co. Inc. Permission granted for newspaper and magazine reproduction.
Freddy Martin and Cass Daley
Cass Daley and Freddy Martin holding papers and smiling while standing next to a microphone during a radio broadcast. Unidentified musicians are behind Daley and Martin. Daley is wearing a patterned dress jacket and white bowtie. Martin is wearing a light colored suit., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jerry Colonna, Al Jarvis, and Bob Hope
Jerry Colonna, Al Jarvis, and Bob Hope standing shoulder to shoulder against a wall. Jarvis is wearing a comical hat and bowtie. Colonna and Hope both are looking at Jarvis and smiling., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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