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Apr 27, 2022

April 25, 1948 - Jack Dresses as Charley's Aunt and Don brings opera singer Dorothy Kirsten to join the Sportsmen quartet.

References include the Marylin Monroe movie "Scudda Hoo! Scudda Hay!", songs "I'm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover" and "A Pretty Girl is Like a Melody", and producer George Jessel.


Apr 20, 2022

April 11, 1948 - Murder at the Racquet Club Part One. Jack goes to Palm Springs and meets silent film star Charles Farrell and Academy Award winner Paul Lukas.

References include the movies "April Showers", "The Naked City" and "The Last of The Mohicans", and actress Greer Garson.

Apr 13, 2022

April 11, 1943 - Jack returns to the show after illness. Orson Welles has been filling in for the past four weeks. References include a washing machine ringer, an electric heating pad, the racehorse Whirlaway, the old song "Sweet Adeline",  W. C. Fields, Claudette Colbert, and Alice Faye (starring in "Hello, Frisco,...

Apr 6, 2022

April 4, 1943 - Little Red Riding Hood with guest host Orson Welles filling in one last time for Jack Benny.

References include radio's Lum and Abner, the poem "Trees", Burlesque's ball of fire Betty Rowland, Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew", "Hamlet", and "The Merchant of Venice".