Shop by the Stars aisle featuring Bing Crosby (1903-1977) vintage movie cards, still photos, ephemera, and other collectibles. Tacoma, WA born crooner whose voice brought him to the movies as a member of The Rhythm Boys in 1930. Crosby went solo the following year, and was soon headlining feature films as well as conquering the radio air waves. The Big Broadcast (1932), College Humor (1933), Going Hollywood (1933), and We're Not Dressing (1934), were among popular early films starring Crosby. Crosby starred with Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour in seven "Road to" movies beginning with Road to Singapore (1940) and winding up with The Road to Hong Kong (1962). After turning Irving Berlin's "White Christmas" into a radio hit, he brought the song to the screen in Holiday Inn (1942). Crosby won the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his performance in Going My Way (1944), and was later nominated twice more for the same award for his work in The Bells of St. Mary's (1945) and The Country Girl (1954). In addition to all of the films already named, plus all those Road movies, Bing Crosby also appeared in titles such as Blue Skies (1946), A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1949), White Christmas (1954), and High Society (1956).
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