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Jack Benny

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BONUS - Best of Jack Benny

Stars on Suspense (Old Time Radio)

Jack Benny sets down his violin and trades mirth for mystery in my three favorite Suspense episodes starring the legendary comedian. First, he finds a bag of money and a pile of trouble in "Murder in G-Flat" (originally aired on CBS on April 5, 1951). Then, he's an embezzling retiree who adjusts his pension plan in "A Good and Faithful Servant" (originally aired on CBS on June 2, 1952). Finally, we head to Mars where Benny's average Martian is recruited to welcome visitors from Earth in "Plan X" (originally aired on CBS on February 2, 1953).

1hr 37mins

21 Sep 2022

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Fathers Day A Date with Judy 1947 and Jack Benny 1940

THE OLD-TIME RADIO HOUR

Father's DayA Date with Judy "Father's Day Present" June 10, 1947 NBCThe Jack Benny Program "Father's Day" June 16, 1940 NBC

59mins

16 Jun 2022

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Jack’s Seventh Anniversary On Radio by The Jack Benny Program

A Legacy Of Laughs

We hear from The Jack Benny Program on this week’s A Legacy Of Laughs. From April 30, 1939, here’s Jack’s Seventh Anniversary On Radio. More from The Jack Benny Program https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr12022/LOL188.mp3 Download LOL188

10 Jun 2022

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The Jack Benny Program: Last New Radio Show—05/22/1955

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In May of 1955, radio’s highest rated show was still The Jack Benny Program. Just under three-million homes tuned in, and many more in their cars. On May 22nd after twenty-three seasons on the air, Jack Benny brought his radio show to a close. At the time, the cast and crew didn't realize this would be their last new radio program, so there was no big sendoff. However, In the fall, Benny and his program would move solely into TV.This is the last episode.

29mins

28 May 2022

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Jack Has A Cold by The Jack Benny Program

A Legacy Of Laughs

We hear The Jack Benny Program on this week’s A Legacy Of Laughs. From March 19, 1939, here’s Jack Has A Cold. More from The Jack Benny Program https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr22021/LOL179.mp3 Download LOL179

31 Mar 2022

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Jack Benny for Grape Nuts Cereal 1942 and 1943

THE OLD-TIME RADIO HOUR

Jack Benny's first show for Grape Nuts October 4, 1942 NBCThe Jack Benny Show February 14, 1943 NBC from Toronto Canada Jack's Birthday Show

1hr

24 Mar 2022

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BW - EP124—004: February 1954—Jack Benny Turns 40. Or Does He?

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In February of 1954, Jack Benny was in the midst of his sixth year on CBS, and his twenty-second in radio. Although his TV program was in the midst of its fourth season, his radio show was still airing in the familiar Sunday 7PM eastern time slot. It had a radio rating of 8.2, second-highest on the air. To many, he was simply the most famous comedian alive. February 14th, 1954 was Jack Benny’s real-life sixtieth birthday. Of course, here was a man who’d been claiming to be thirty-nine for years. That night, the entire Benny cast celebrated Jack's birthday on air. This is that episode.

30mins

5 Feb 2022

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Jack Benny's First Episode

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Jack's First Episode of his radio program. You will notice a big difference from this first episode to the later ones that most are used to hearing. This episode is mostly music with jokes in between. This episode aired May 2, 1932.website: https://otr.duane.media | email: info@otr.duane.media | Instagram: @duane.otr | Twitter: @duane_otr

34mins

27 Jan 2022

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The Jack Benny Program: Jack Goes to the Races—01/24/1954

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Airing in his familiar Sundays at 7PM eastern time slot, in 1954 Benny had a radio rating of 8.2, second-highest on the air. For twenty years, Benny’s rating had never fallen out of the top ten, and twelve times he’d had a top-three show.On January 24th, 1954 Jack went to the race track.

29mins

24 Jan 2022

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Carmichael The Polar Bear by The Jack Benny Program

A Legacy Of Laughs

This week on A Legacy Of Laughs, we hear Carmichael, The Polar Bear, from The Jack Benny Program. This episode originally aired March 12, 1939. More from The Jack Benny Program https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr22021/LOL168.mp3 Download LOL168

14 Jan 2022

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