‘Road to Bali’ airs at Tim Noah’s theater in Snohomish

Enjoy a little nostalgia on Wednesday when Tim Noah’s Thumbnail Theater screens “Road to Bali” during free movie night.

The movie, made in 1952, stars the popular comedic and singing duo of Bob Hope and Bing Crosby, who made several “Road to…” movies. This was the only one filmed in color.

Dorothy Lamour also stars and several famous actors of the day make cameo appearances.

The movie plot revolves around a two-man, song and dance team who sign up to work as divers to avoid getting married.

On the way to Bali they meet Princess Lala and both men fall in love. Frankly the princess doesn’t know which one she wants either. To complicate matters, the guys bringing up a chest of jewels, drawing the attention of some shady locals, according to the Internet Movie Database website.

“Road to Bali” has a song list that includes “Chicago Style,” sung by Hope and Crosby; “Moon Flowers,” performed by Lamour; “Hoot Mon,” sung by Hope and Crosby; and “To See You” sung by Crosby.

Free movie night will run from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday at Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. For more information call 360-568-9412 or go to thumbnailtheater.org.

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