Thanks for the Memory

Thanks for the Memory is a 1938 film directed by George Archainbaud and starring Bob Hope and Shirley Ross. The picture was adapted from the play by Albert Hackett and Frances Goodrich. The film is a remake of Up Pops the Devil (1931) starring Carole Lombard and Norman Foster. The titular song, "Thanks for the Memory", remained Bob Hope's theme song for the rest of his long and successful career.


Bob Hope is an out of work writer who stays home and plays house husband while his wife goes to work for her former fiancé and Hope's publisher who is still carrying a torch for her.


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    director George Archainbaud
    editor Alma Macrorie
    genre comedy
    keywords out of work
    musicBy Charles Bradshaw
    producer Mel Shauer
    publisher Paramount Pictures
    theme romantic comedy