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Alias Jesse James

Alias Jesse James (1959)

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Release Date: Mar 20, 1959 Wide

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Bob Hope plays a 19th-century insurance agent whose miserable sales record prompts his boss to send him out West, where he can (supposedly) do little harm. Hope manages to sell a $100,000 life insurance policy--to outlaw Jesse James (Wendell Corey), one of the worst "risks" in history! In his efforts to get the policy back, Hope finds himself being mistaken for Jesse, which is all part of the outlaw's plan to get Hope killed and thereby collect the policy money himself. But with the help of

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Western, Classics, Comedy

Aug 21, 2003

MGM

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A funny Western comedy in which Bob Hope plays an insurance agent who encounters the legendary criminal, with many cameos by Paramount's stars.

June 18, 2010 Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com
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A typical bumbling cowardly but heroic Bob Hope comedy, that's strictly for his fans who enjoy his pratfalls and the motor mouth's lame one-liners.

January 20, 2009 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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Another funny movie with Hope. It does get a little too silly at times, and the story is predictable, but if you're a fan of his, like I am, you'll enjoy this movie.
April 1, 2011
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Another hilarious Bob Hope classic.
July 24, 2008
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