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Posts tagged: Bing Crosby

Bing, Bob Hope and the Babe

Sometimes Spokesman-Review delivery boys went on to rub shoulders with famous people.

You could trick-or-treat as these two

Yes, Halloween is still weeks away.

But if you were me and asked yourself “Is it too soon to use another picture of Grace Kelly,” how would you answer?

Headlines That Still Bug Me Department

Yes, we all know that's where he was born. But in the matter of where he was from, well, that's a different story.

A Halloween costume idea

“Who are you supposed to be?”

“Father Chuck O'Malley.”


“You just failed Spokane 101.”


You know the story, of course

But you might not have seen one of these.

He wasn’t really a priest

He just played one in the movies.

North Side kid makes good

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. 

Is Father Chuck in the all-time Top 10?

You know, in a ranking of great movie characters over the years.

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Features writer Paul Turner is a columnist for The Spokesman-Review in the Features department. He writes "The Slice" column, which appears six times a week and produces general features stories for the Today section.

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