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Road to Bali

More or less contemporary with Mad when it was still a comic book, this late (1952) entry in the Bob Hope/Bing Crosby/Dorothy Lamour “road” series, the only one in color, displays a similar penchant for what critic J. Hoberman has termed “vulgar modernism”—loads of self-referential gags and parodic allusions to movies of the period—without the street-smart social satire. I loved this at the age of nine and suspect that some of it's still pretty funny when it isn't being self-congratulatory; the Technicolor and guest-star appearances undoubtedly help. Hal Walker directed. 90 min.

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