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Mar 25, 2020

March 23, 1941 - In this episode Jack Benny and the gang spoof the hillbilly movie "Tobacco Road", but Don Wilson is upset because Jack forgot his radio anniversary. Plus the return of the Guadalajara Trio.

Tobacco Road movie


Mar 19, 2020

March 19, 1950 - Jack Benny plays the Kirk Douglas part in the movie "Champion". 

Plus they mention Popeye, Mickey Mouse and Oscar nominees Broadrick Crawford, Richard Todd, Gregory Peck, and John Wayne. And they reference the tennis player "Gorgeous" Gussie Moran.

championposter


Mar 11, 2020

March 16, 1941 - On this episode of The Jack Benny Program they have just returned from vacation and discuss Palm Springs' Prices. The Guadalajara Trio return to get paid. They mention Ripley's Belive it or Not, the song "There I Go", the half-dollar (with the Eagle and the latin phrase E Pluribus Unum, and Jack's...


Mar 4, 2020

March 9, 1941 - The Jack Benny Show is broadcasting from Palm Springs with special guests Peter Lorie, character actor Charles Butterworth, the silent film actor Charles Farrell and the Guadalajara Trio.

They mention local spots like The Doll House restaurant, Rogers Stables and the Racquet Club resort. Plus references...


Feb 26, 2020

February 23, 1941 - Broadcasting from Palm Springs Jack Benny talks about the place where he's staying, the T.P. Motel. They mention the western film series Hopalong Cassidy and the poet Henry W Longfellow. Plus The Knocking Man stops by, as portrayed by Harry Baldwin.

Longfellow