BOB HOPE. Vintage 6.3 x 9 glossy black and white publicity still from Thanks For the Memory (1938), depicting Hope with co-star Shirley Ross, boldly signed and inscribed in purple fountain pen, “To Kay/Bob/Hope.” Fine condition, with the photo trimmed from its original 8×10 size. Cashing in on the duo’s popularity in The Big Broadcast of 1938, in which they had introduced the song, “Thanks For the Memory, ” Paramount paired Hope and Ross in this film, in which they sang “Two Sleepy People, ” composed and written by Hoagy Carmichael and Frank Loesser.