Benny, Jack 1894-1974
Most widely held works about Jack Benny
Most widely held works by Jack Benny
Sunday nights at seven : the Jack Benny story by Jack Benny ( Book )
14 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 1,971 libraries worldwide
The unfinished memoir of the late comedian is interwoven with reminiscences by his daughter in an anecdotal biography of the golden age of television and of the celebrities of the era.
To be or not to be by Ernst Lubitsch ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1942 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 927 libraries worldwide
"The world is on the brink of war-- but the show must go on. So Joseph Tura, the Polish actor who put the ham in Hamlet, stare beyond the footlights and says, "To be or not to be..."--Container.
The Jack Benny program ( Recording )
98 editions published between 1958 and 2006 in English and held by 409 libraries worldwide
Two comedy programs; in the first Johnny Carson and Jack exchange jokes ; in the second Jack takes a cruise and meets Jayne Mansfield.
Jack Benny ( Recording )
43 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 299 libraries worldwide
Three telecasts of Jack Benny.
Old-time radio. Comedy favorites ( Recording )
4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 265 libraries worldwide
Presents twelve radio episodes, digitally restored and remastered from recordings of comedy shows originally broadcast between 1942 and 1952, when radio was at its peak.
The best of Jack Benny ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 264 libraries worldwide
Star of Vaudeville, Radio and the Big Screen, Jack Benny brought his highly-successful radio program to the small screen in 1950 and the show ran until 1965. Along for the ride were his famous cast of co-stars including Eddie Rochester Anderson, Don Wilson, Dennis Day and Mary Livingstone, who all shared in the fun and misadventures of their famous boss. Whether dealing with his love of money, his perpetual age of 39 or his beloved Maxwell automobile, Jack Benny and his gang entertained one and all!
Jack Benny on radio ( Recording )
115 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in English and held by 244 libraries worldwide
Radio Spirits presents a collection of broadcasts from the Golden Age of Radio. Featured here are a series of episodes (from 1945-1951) starring Jack Benny, the legendary vaudeville comedian.
An evening with George Burns by George Burns ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
Presents George Burns performing jokes and singing before a live audience.
The Jack Benny program ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
Jack's stinginess, vanity about his supposed age of 39, basement vault where he kept his fortune, ancient Maxwell automobile and his ineptness at playing the violin were all part of the act.
The best of Johnny Carson and friends ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
Contains 35 episodes of classic television--The Johnny Carson Show , Carson's Cellar, The Johnny Carson Morning Show, Who Do You Trust?, The Jack Benny Program, Bobby Darin and Friends, Frank Sinatra Timex Special, Timex All Star Comedy Show, Caesar's Hour, Colgate Comedy Hour , The Martha Raye Show, Shower of Stars, Stars in the Eye, The Milton Berle Show.
The best of old time radio starring Jack Benny ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
Includes The Jack Benny Program 2/17/52 Jack dreams that his song "When You Say 'I Beg Your Pardon' is performed at Carnegie Hall--Suspense 6/2/52 "A Good and Faithful Servant"--The Fred Allen Show 6/26/49 Henry Morgan has to repay a debt to a loan shark so Fred Allen suggests he borrow the money from Jack Benny.--The Jack Benny Program 2/24/52 Much to the amazement of the cast, Jack decides to shop for a new car.--The Ford Theater 3/4/49 "The Horn Blows at Midnight"--The Jack Benny Program 1/20/57 Jack is confined to bed with a cold and dreams he defends his home from a burglar.--The Burns and Allen Show 11/29/45 George is discouraged at being the oldest student at Beveryl Hills Tech so Gracie gets Jack Benny to join him at college.--Suspense 4/5/51 "Murder in G-Flat"--The Jack Benny Program 1/27/57 Jack, Mary, and Dennis are going to the racetrack so Jack has to go down to his vault for funds.--The Lux Radio Theatre 9/26/38 "Seven Keys to Baldpate."
Bob Hope the ultimate collection ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
Bob Hope owned the crown as King of Comedy on stage, radio, the silver screen and television. In fact, no performer made a more successful and seamless transition into the world of television than Bob Hope. For 50 years, his hilarious TV specials became the showcase for the stars of the day and defined the variety show for a generation of loyal fans. Captures Bob's favorite TV moments, rare vintage clips, outtakes, movie shorts, Christmas specials, recalling World War II, performing for GIs around the world and his first ever radio performance.
Cavalcade of comedy ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 157 libraries worldwide
A laugh-filled time capsule of the brightest lights of vaudeville, showcasing the early works of such legends as Jack Benny, Bing Crosby, Burns and Allen, and more. Also provides a fascinating record of stage legends fading into memory.
Old time radio comedy & laughter ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Presents twelve radio episodes of comedy shows originally broadcast in the 1940s and 50s.
The Jack Benny show ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1947 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 140 libraries worldwide
Four television episodes of the Jack Benny program. In the first, Jack's plans to dramatize his life story are sabotaged by a child actor and his agent; in the second, Jack remembers meeeting Mary; in the third episode, Jack is interrupted by a girl claiming to be Margaret Truman; in the 4th episode, Fred Allen tries to convince Jack's sponsor to fire him.
Hollywood canteen ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
A corporal wins a date with Joan Leslie in this salute to the World War II landmark, the Hollywood canteen.
Charley's aunt ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Charley and Jack pressure fellow student Fancourt to pose as Charley's Brazilian Aunt. Their purpose is to have a chaperone for their amorous visits with Amy and Kitty, niece and ward of crusty Stephen Spettigue. Complications begin when Fancourt, in drag, becomes the love object of old Spettigue and Sir Francis Chesney.
That's entertainment. Part II ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
A celebration of show-stopping music, dance and comedy with a cast of superstars.
Broadway melody of 1936 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Lovely, gifted Irene Foster (Eleanor Powell) hopes that her childhood sweetheart-turned Broadway producer Robert Gordon (Robert Taylor) will recognize her--and her talent. Gordon is too busy sparring with a dirt-dishing gossip columnist (Jack Benny) to notice, but his wisecracking, heart-of-gold secretary (Una Merkel) certainly does. She and Irene muse use their wits to show him what he's missing!
The Jack Benny collection ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
Includes The Medicine Man, a 1930 film melodrama with Benny in his first starring role in a feature film, in which he plays a traveling con man; and several episodes of the Jack Benny Program which originally aired on CBS television 1954-1961.
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Kubelsky, Benjamin 1894-1947
Kubelsky, Benjamin, 1894-1974
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