The Seven Little Foys (1955)

The Seven Little Foys


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With his movie career fading in 1955, Bob Hope was amenable to writer/director Mel Shavelson's suggestion that Hope try something different. The Seven Little Foys was the first of Hope's two "straight" biopics (the second was 1956's Beau James). Though not completely abandoning his patented persona, Hope does an admirable job of impersonating legendary Broadway song-and-dance man Eddie Foy, right down to the soft-shoe shuffle and affected lisp. A successful "single" in vaudeville, Foy meets and … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Musical & Performing Arts, Classics, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Melville Shavelson, Jack Rose
In Theaters:
On DVD: Nov 21, 2000



as Eddie Foy

as Madeleine Morando Fo...

as Barney Green

as Stage Manager

as Brynie

as Charley

as Richard Foy

as Mary Foy

as Madeleine Foy

as Eddie Foy, Jr.

as Eddie

as Narrator

as George M. Cohan

as Father O'Casey

as Elephant act

as Elephant act

as Santa Claus

as Driscoll

as Harrison

as Stage doorman

as Soubrette

as Italian Ballerina Mi...

as Dance Specialty Doub...

as Theater Manager

as Tutor

as Customs inspector

as 2nd Priest

as Brynie at Age 5

as Stage Doorman at Iro...

as Presbyterian Ministe...
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All Critics (6) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Top Critic

Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
Top Critic

Good Hope vehicle and a pretty good whitewashed biopic.

August 11, 2003
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

August 3, 2005

August 22, 2003
Las Vegas Review-Journal

Full Review… | May 24, 2003

Audience Reviews for The Seven Little Foys

One of Hope's more serious pieces.

Randy Tippy

Super Reviewer

I've seen this several times, just the kind of Heartwarming Old Movie one needs to fight off the Blues, pure entertainment that warms the heart

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