Home Cookin'


  • Written as the title song for the 1950 Paramount Pictures film, Fancy Pants. Directed by George Marshall, starring Bob Hope, Lucille Ball, and Bruce Cabot.
  • An American actor (Arthur Tyler) impersonating an English butler is hired by a nouveau riche woman (Effie Floud) from New Mexico to refine her husband and headstrong daughter (Aggie). The complications increase when the town believes Arthur to be an Earl, and President Roosevelt decides to pay a visit.
  • HOME COOKIN' is performed in the film by Bob Hope and Lucille Ball (dubbed by Annette Warren).

Recording History
Alexander Brothers, Home Cookin', Mercury Records, 5465
Bing Crosby and Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires, Decca Records
Betty Garrett, Star of Stage and Screen, Sepia Records, 1038
Anneke Gronloh and Rivertown Dixieland Jazzband, Philips, 1962
Bob Hope and Annette Warren, Fancy Pants (movie), 1950
Jerry Grey and The Crew Chiefs, Decca Records
Freddy Martin and Merv Griffin, Home Cookin' / The 3rd Man (theme), RCA Victor, 20-3797, 1950
Dorothy Shay, Home Cookin' / Jenny, Columbia Records, 38861, 1950
Margaret Whiting and Bob Hope, Blind Date / Home Cookin', Capitol Records, 1042, 1950