Continue reading...Norman Z. McLeod’s The Paleface offers Bob Hope at the zenith of his powers as a film comedian in a western comedy that touches on every trope of the genre and throws fetching Jane Russell into the mix for good measure.
The Paleface (1948)
Released: 17 Dec 1948
Runtime: 91 min
Director: Norman Z. McLeod
Genre: Comedy, Family, Western
Cast: Bob Hope, Jane Russell, Robert Armstrong, Iris Adrian
Writer(s): Edmund L. Hartmann (original screenplay), Frank Tashlin (original screenplay), Jack Rose (additional dialogue)
Plot: Calamity Jane is despatched to find out who's smuggling rifles to the Indians, and winds up married to a hapless correspondence school dentist as part of her cover.
IMDB rating: 6.8