Road to Zanzibar1941
Released in the USA on April 11 of 1941, "Road to Zanzibar" (also known as "Avventura a Zanzibar") is an Adventure/Comedy film directed by Victor Schertzinger, and written by Frank Butler (screenplay) and Barney Dean (writer: special gags) . Bing Crosby is starring, alongside Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Una Merkel, Eric Blore and Douglass Dumbrille.
Who is the director of "Road to Zanzibar":
Road to Zanzibar was directed by Victor Schertzinger, an American director, composer, writer, and producer.
Before directing Road to Zanzibar, Victor Schertzinger had directed Rhythm on the River, released in 1940, Road to Singapore (1940), One Night of Love (1934), The Constant Woman (1933), Uptown New York (1932), and Paramount on Parade (1930). Since, he directed Birth of the Blues, released in 1941, The Fleet's In (1942).
What was the release date of "Road to Zanzibar":
Road to Zanzibar was first released on Friday, April 11, 1941, in the United States. Also released on this day were That Night in Rio (dir. Irving Cummings) and Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy. This was seventy-eight (78) years ago.
It has been released on Wednesday, May 15, 1946 in France; Saturday, July 01, 1950 in Germany; Thursday, December 22, 1949 in Italy and on Saturday, October 21, 1950 in Japan.
What is the casting of "Road to Zanzibar":
At the casting of Road to Zanzibar we find Bing Crosby, previously seen in Rhythm on the River (1940) and If I Had My Way (1940); Bob Hope (The Ghost Breakers (1940), Road to Singapore (1940)); Dorothy Lamour (Chad Hanna (1940), Johnny Apollo (1940)) [ more... ]
- Douglass Dumbrille and Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour also worked together in Road to Utopia, released in 1946.
- Bing Crosby, Bob Hope and Lionel Royce can all be seen in My Favorite Blonde, released in 1942.
- Bing Crosby, Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour also worked together in The Greatest Show on Earth, released in 1952.
- Bing Crosby, Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour also worked together in Road to Singapore, released in 1940.
- Bing Crosby, Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour can be seen in Star Spangled Rhythm, released in 1942.
- Douglass Dumbrille, Buck Woods and Robert Middlemass can all be seen in A Day at the Races, released in 1937.
- Bing Crosby, Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour also worked together in Road to Rio, released in 1947.
- Bing Crosby, Bob Hope and Douglass Dumbrille also appeared in Son of Paleface, released in 1952.
- Dorothy Lamour and Bing Crosby, Bob Hope also appeared together in My Favorite Brunette, released in 1947.
- Bing Crosby, Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour also appeared together in Road to Bali, released in 1952.
- Dorothy Lamour and Bing Crosby, Bob Hope also appeared together in Variety Girl, released in 1947.
- Dorothy Lamour and Bing Crosby, Bob Hope have all also be seen in The Road to Hong Kong, released in 1962.
- Bing Crosby, Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour also appeared in The Greatest Show on Earth, released in 1952.
What is the Storyline of "Road to Zanzibar":
The film starts with con-artist Chuck Reardon (Bing Crosby) as a side-show caller at a circus advertising an act featuring his friend Hubert "Fearless" Frazier (Bob Hope), as a human cannonball, with 'Fearless' quickly substituting a dummy at the last minute and hiding in a secret compartment. The flaming dummy sets the big tent on fire and everyone into a panic and the two of them flee. Their subsequent acts show 'Fearless' doing more dangerous acts, usually getting injured every time. When Chuck brings [...]
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