Where There's Life
Where There's Life is a 1947 American thriller comedy film directed by Sidney Lanfield. The film's title derives from a line in Don Quixote ("Where there's life, there's hope") as a play on the name of its star, Bob Hope. Also in the cast are Signe Hasso, William Bendix, and George Coulouris.
|Where There's Life|
Cover from VHS release
|Directed by||Sidney Lanfield|
|Produced by||Paul Jones|
|Written by||Allen Boretz (screenplay)|
Melville Shavelson (story and screenplay)
|Music by||Charles Bradshaw (uncredited)|
Nathan Van Cleave (uncredited)
Victor Young (uncredited)
|Edited by||Archie Marshek|
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
|Box office||$3 million (US rentals)|
Hope plays an American radio announcer named Michael Valentine who finds out he is the new king of "Barovia", although a secret society called the Mordia, which believes it has assassinated Valentine's father, King Hubertus II, has other ideas.
- Bob Hope as Michael Joseph Valentine
- Signe Hasso as General Katrina Grimovitch
- William Bendix as Victor O'Brien
- George Coulouris as Prime Minister Krivoc
- Vera Marshe as Hazel O'Brien
- George Zucco as Paul Stertorius
- Dennis Hoey as Minister of War Grubitch
- John Alexander as Herbert Jones
- Victor Varconi as Finance Minister Zavitch
- Joseph Vitale as Albert Miller
- Harry von Zell as Joe Snyder
- Anthony Caruso as John Fulda
- Norma Varden as Mabel Jones
- Harland Tucker as Mr. Alvin (Floorwalker)
- Roy Atwell as Salesman
- Emil Rameau as Dr. Josefsberg
- William Edmunds as King Hubertus II
- Crane Whitley as Assassin with Cane
- "Top Grossers of 1947", Variety, 7 January 1948 p 63
- Variety film review; October 8, 1947, page 8.
- Harrison's Reports film review; October 11, 1947, page 162.
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