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Jun 7, 2023

This episode is a look at Jack Benny before his radio career when he was a Master of Ceremonies on film.

July 30, 1928 - Bright Moments (Short Film)

January 6, 1929 - Song Writers Revue (clip of film short)

November 23, 1929 - Hollywood Revue of 1929 (portions of film)

May 10, 2023

Here are Dennis Day's appearances on The Kraft Music Hall with Al Jolson.

December 9, 1948

February 3, 1949

May 8, 1949 

Feb 22, 2023

February 15, 1937 - The Lux Radio Theater presents "Brewster's Millions" with Jack Benny and Mary Livingstone. There have been a few versions of the story including the 1945 movie (with Eddie "Rochester" Anderson in a supporting role) and the 1985 movie with Richard Pryor and John Candy. This pre-dates both.

Feb 16, 2023

1956 - It’s a children’s record! Jack Benny tells the story of becoming a great violinist and how it all went wrong. Featuring the vocal talents of Mary Livingstone and Mel Blanc. Originally titled “Jack Benny Plays the Bee Ably Assisted by Isaac Stern” in 1956, it was re-released as “Jack Benny Fiddles With...

Jul 30, 2017

November 21, 1940 - Jack Benny is the guest on The Maxwell House Coffee Time featuring Baby Snooks and Daddy.