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45 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Jack Benny. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Jack Benny, often where they are interviewed.

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45 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Jack Benny. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Jack Benny, often where they are interviewed.

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Jack Benny Program: Listening To The World Series On Radio—10/10/1948

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On the October 10th, 1948 episode of the Jack Benny Program Rochester reads Jack's diary recounting his summer trip to Europe, and the gang listens to the 1948 World Series featuring the Cleveland Indians and the Boston Braves.
Oct 09 2020 · 29mins
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BONUS - Take Me Out to the Ballgame (Jack Benny & Our Miss Brooks)

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In this week's bonus comedy show, we celebrate the return of baseball with a pair of shows featuring stars enjoying America's pastime. First, Jack Benny and his gang listen to the World Series (originally aired on October 10, 1948). Then, Eve Arden's Our Miss Brooks tries to come up with money for uniforms for the school's baseball team (originally aired on CBS on March 26, 1950).

Aug 05 2020 · 1hr 6mins
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WGN Radio Theatre #473: Mr. and Mrs. North, The Jack Benny Program, Big Town, Suspense, The Great Gildersleeve, Frontier Gentleman, The Chase, & Fibber McGee and Molly (PART 2)

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Carl Amari and Lisa Wolf are bringing you 5 of the best hours from the Golden Age of Radio on the WGN Radio Theatre for June 13th, 2020.

First up we have “Mr. and Mrs. North: Call me Chu-Chu” starring: Alice Frost & Joseph Curtin; (12-09-47). Next up is a classic episode from “The Jack Benny Program:Will TV Replace Radio?” (02-12-50). Our third episode is “Big Town: The Squeaking Rat” starring: Edward Pawley; (04-05-49). “Suspense: Drive In” starring: Judy Garland (11-21-46). Following Suspense is “The Great Gildersleeve: The Matchmaker” starring: Hal Peary; (01-25-42). Next, we have “Frontier Gentleman: The Claim Jumpers” starring: John Dehner; (03-09-58). In hour 5 we have “The Chase: Doug Burton and a Mysterious Letter” ; (07-10-52). Lastly, a classic episode from “Fibber McGee and Molly: Celebrity Molly” starring: Jim & Marian Jordan; (01-26-54).

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https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3765823/3765823_2020-06-12-174323.64kmono.mp3
Jun 15 2020 ·
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WGN Radio Theatre #473: Mr. and Mrs. North, The Jack Benny Program, Big Town, Suspense, The Great Gildersleeve, Frontier Gentleman, The Chase, & Fibber McGee and Molly (PART 1)

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Carl Amari and Lisa Wolf are bringing you 5 of the best hours from the Golden Age of Radio on the WGN Radio Theatre for June 13th, 2020.

First up we have “Mr. and Mrs. North: Call me Chu-Chu” starring: Alice Frost & Joseph Curtin; (12-09-47). Next up is a classic episode from “The Jack Benny Program:Will TV Replace Radio?” (02-12-50). Our third episode is “Big Town: The Squeaking Rat” starring: Edward Pawley; (04-05-49). “Suspense: Drive In” starring: Judy Garland (11-21-46). Following Suspense is “The Great Gildersleeve: The Matchmaker” starring: Hal Peary; (01-25-42). Next, we have “Frontier Gentleman: The Claim Jumpers” starring: John Dehner; (03-09-58). In hour 5 we have “The Chase: Doug Burton and a Mysterious Letter” ; (07-10-52). Lastly, a classic episode from “Fibber McGee and Molly: Celebrity Molly” starring: Jim & Marian Jordan; (01-26-54).

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https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3765822/3765822_2020-06-12-173922.64kmono.mp3
Jun 15 2020 ·
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The Jack Benny Program "Casablanca" "Brazil" 1943

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The Jack Benny Program  spoof of "Casablanca" October 17, 1943 Jack plays Brazil on violin October 31, 1943 NBC

May 28 2020 · 1hr 1min
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WGN Radio Theatre #468: Have Gun, Will Travel, The Jack Benny Program, Danger Dr. Danfield, Murder at Midnight, Fibber McGee and Molly, Whitehall, The Bickersons and The Unexpected.

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Carl Amari and Lisa Wolf are bringing you 5 of the best hours from the Golden Age of Radio on the WGN Radio Theatre for May 9th, 2020.

First up we have “Have Gun, Will Travel: Bringing Up Ollie” starring: John Dehner; (09-25-60). Next up is a classic episode from “The Jack Benny Program” titled “Jack Sprained His Ankle” starring Jack Benny; (12-14-47). Our third episode is: “Danger Dr. Danfield: $100,000 Life Insurance Claim” starring: Michael Dunn; (12-08-46). Next we have “Murder at Midnight” titled “The Kabalah” starring Santos Ortega; (12-30-46). Then we have “Fibber McGee and Molly: Red Cross Collector McGee” starring: Jim & Marian Jordan; (03-23-43). “Whitehall 1212: Peter Williams Case” (02-03-52) follows Fibber McGee and Molly. In hour 5 we have “The Bickersons: Gooseby Vacation” starring; Lew Parker and Frances Langford; (07-10-51). Lastly, a classic episode from “The Unexpected: Shipwreck” starring Jack Holt; (11-26-47).

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https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3757145/3757145_2020-05-11-174745.64kmono.mp3

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https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3757146/3757146_2020-05-11-172646.64kmono.mp3
May 11 2020 ·
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BONUS - Taxes Take a Holiday (Milton Berle & Jack Benny)

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Tax Day has been pushed out a few months, but there's no reprieve for the stars of this week's comedy bonus show. We'll hear Milton Berle present a salute to income tax in The Milton Berle Show (originally aired on NBC on March 9, 1948). Then, Jack Benny gets a visit from a pair of inquisitive IRS agents in an AFRS rebroadcast of The Jack Benny Program (original episode aired on CBS on March 16, 1952).

Apr 15 2020 · 1hr
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BONUS - Keep Smiling (Jack Benny & Our Miss Brooks)

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After a few weeks of quarantine and social distancing, I could use a few laughs and I bet you could too. So enjoy a midweek comedy break with two of the radio era's funniest shows. Listen as Jack Benny opens a new season of his program (originally aired on NBC on September 29, 1946). Then, as Our Miss Brooks, Eve Arden tries to steer clear of Mr. Conklin's "carelessness code" (originally aired on CBS on July 17, 1949).

Mar 25 2020 · 1hr 9mins
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Jack Benny- The Violin Concert Tour

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Legendary comedian Jack Benny in “The Violin Concert Tour,” which aired on April 14, 1946.
Jan 20 2020 · 24mins
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Jack Benny- Seventh Anniversary Show

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Legendary comedian Jack Benny on his “Seventh Anniversary Show,” which aired on April 30, 1939.
Jan 13 2020 · 27mins
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