Posts tagged: Bing Crosby
“Who are you supposed to be?”
“Father Chuck O'Malley.”
“You just failed Spokane 101.”
But you might not have seen one of these.
I'm just going to assume that you know what's going on here. Besides, that is, Barry Fitzgerald looking at Ingrid Bergman in the same way a lot of male moviegoers did.
I've seen that Oscar Bing is holding. Perhaps you have, too.
You know, in a ranking of great movie characters over the years.
You wouldn't have to stand this close the whole time.
You could go as Father Chuck.
Some people are scared of this breed, but I've always found them to be pretty reasonable. Don't try anything funny and there's usually no trouble.
I had an elderly neighbor whose shep would jump over the fence while his owner was away. But this dog always let me return him to his yard without incident.
According to the details provided by the site credited below, this picture is from August of 1944, a few months before the band leader disappeared in bad weather over the English Channel.
Of course, he couldn't have known. But Bing almost looks as if he's already worried about the gentleman who gave us “Moonlight Serenade” and “In the Mood.”
“Hey, you look good in that. Is that a Father Chuck hat?”
“Yes. Yes, it is.”