awards & nominations

Bachelor in Paradise (1961)

Bob Hope as "Adam J. Niles"

Author A. J. Niles writes about the romance and excitement in the life of a bachelor in a series called "Bachelor Books". One day he finds himself in dire financial straits and needs to write a new book in record time. His publishing house decides to send him to the suburbs, and his new book is to be set amongst the lonely housewives of Paradise Cove.

Golden Globe (1961)NominatedBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

The Facts of Life (1960)

Bob Hope as "Larry Gilbert"

The Gilberts, Larry (Bob Hope) and Mary (Ruth Hussey), and the Weavers, Jack (Don DeFore) and Kitty (Lucille Ball), are neighbors and close friends -- even though Larry and Kitty always grate on each other's nerves. When the friends' annual vacation arrives, Larry and Kitty are the only ones at the hotel, as their spouses can't make it. Stuck together for the trip, Larry and Kitty, surprisingly, fall in love. The two must now contemplate whether starting over is worth it at middle age.

Golden Globe (1960)NominatedBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

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