With Lana Turner, Janis Paige, Bob Hope, Paula Prentiss
Bachelor in Paradise is a 1961 Metrocolor romantic comedy film starring Bob Hope and Lana Turner. Directed by Jack Arnold, it was written by Valentine Davies and Hal Kanter, based on a story by Vera Caspary.
It co-stars Paula Prentiss, Jim Hutton and Janis Paige.
The film won three Laurel awards for Best Comedy, Best Comedy Actor and song, which was also nominated for Academy Award for Best Original Song. Bob Hope was also nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.
Strangely for a very American film, Bachelor in Paradise had its World Premiere at the Coliseum Theatre in London's West End on November 2nd 1961 with a personal appearance from Bob Hope.