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Jun 5, 2019

June 3, 1951 - We all know Jack Benny with Mary Livingstone, Rochester, Phil Harris, Dennis Day and Don Wilson. But do you know the rest of the people behind the scenes?

Artie Auerbach - Mr.Kitzel
Bea Benaderet - Operator Gertrude
Sara Berner - Operator Mabel
Mel Blanc - Polly the parrot / Professor LeBlanc / Railroad Announcer / the Maxwell
Joseph Kearns - IRS agent / Ed the vault guard
Sheldon Leonard - Racetrack Tout
Frank Nelson - Yeeeessss!

Mahlon Merrick- Musical Arranger
Gene Twombley and Cliff Norton - Sound men
Sam Perrin, Milt Josefsberg, George Balzer, John Tackaberry, Al Gordon and Hal Goldman - Writers

Plus a story from the news: Bing Crosby was turned away from a swanky hotel because the clerk didn't recognize him and said he "looked like a bum".