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Jul 2, 2017

Paramount is on the air with Jack Benny in "Artists and Models" and Mary Livingstone in "This Way Please". Listen to these extended movie previews.


Jun 28, 2017

June 25, 1939 - From Jack Benny's home town of Waukegan for the opening of his movie "Man About Town". They mention Palm Beach suits, racoon coats, Marcelled hair, Tarzan, The Glow Worm song and The Aldrich Family.


Jun 25, 2017

June 20, 1937 - This is the very first episode with Rochester! In the episode they mention Albert Einstein, WC Fields, and the Maxwell House Showboat.


Jun 18, 2017

June 13, 1937 - Andy Devine is in this early Jack Benny episode talking about his upcoming movie with Bing Crosby. They also mention Fred MacMurray, Gary Cooper and Marlene Detrick. But the star is Mary Livingstone and her first (and possible last) movie "This Way Please".


Jun 11, 2017

June 11, 1939 - Jack first does a parody of gossip columnist Jimmy Fidler. He mentions a number of old Hollywood stars including youngsters like Mickey Rooney and Bobby Breen. Plus The Cisco Kid, Dr.Kildair, Charlie Chan and most of all Sherlock Holmes.

Also this day, from "Seein' Stars" in the Sunday comics June...