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Enjoyable Bob Hope has him playing a comedian who's recruited to take the place of a dead spy whom he greatly resembles. Hedy Lamarr is Hope's very likable love interest, which is the main reason I watched the film. I've compared Jennifer Anison to Hedy Lamarr, both were incredibly popular in their time and both were considered among the most beautiful women in the world, but I'll venture to say that Aniston continues to appear in middling to low quality of films like this (i.e. "Horrible Bosses" or "The Bounty Hunter") which will be destined to be forgotten 20-30 years from now. But I digress. "My Favorite Spy" isn't Hope's best vehicle, but it's probably on of the better ones.
Bob Hope puts on a genius performance in a double role - one as international spy Eric Augustine and one as Peanuts White, who looks so much like Augustine he is mistaken for him - and the U.S. has him pose as Augustine in order to get information. Also gracing the screen in this movie is the gorgeous Hedy Lamarr - who is Eric Augustine's on-again-off-again lover. She and Hope are great together on screen.