WorldCat Identities

Benny, Jack 1894-1974

Overview
Works: 2,141 works in 2,972 publications in 5 languages and 21,039 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  History  Film adaptations  Humor  Television comedies  Television programs  Farces  Caricatures and cartoons  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Instrumentalist, Host, Speaker, Costume designer, Interviewee
Classifications: PN2287.B4325, 792.7028092
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  Jack Benny Publications about Jack Benny
Publications by  Jack Benny Publications by Jack Benny
posthumous Publications by Jack Benny, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Jack Benny
To be or not to be by Ernst Lubitsch ( Visual )
120 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,534 WorldCat member 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 by Mel Blanc ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1958 and 2006 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two comedy programs; in the first, Jack shops for Christmas presents for his friends; in the second, Jack gets ready for a train trip from Hollywood to New York
The best of old time radio starring Jack Benny by Jack Benny ( Recording )
17 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack Benny performs in original recordings
The best of Johnny Carson and friends! ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member 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 Jack Benny program by Jack Benny ( Recording )
84 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack Benny performs in original recordings
The best of Jack Benny ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member 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!
Old-time radio ( Recording )
4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member 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 Dick Cavett show ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Great moments from The Dick Cavett Show of some of the funniest comedians, most of whom Dick had a warm relationship with, such as Groucho Marx, Bob Hope, and Jack Benny
An evening with George Burns by George Burns ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents George Burns performing jokes and singing before a live audience
Jack Benny by Jack Benny ( Recording )
33 editions published between 1947 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eight episodes from the original Jack Benny radio program
Cavalcade of comedy ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member 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
The best of the Dean Martin variety show ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A compilation of clips from the Dean Martin television show, originally broadcast from 1965 until the 1980s
Hollywood canteen ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1944 and 2008 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A corporal wins a date with Joan Leslie in this salute to the World War II landmark, the Hollywood canteen
The Jack Benny show ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection contains ten episodes of the Jack Benny Show, featuring guest stars: Humphrey Bogart, George Burns, Kirk Douglas, Bing Crosby, etc
Charley's aunt ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member 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
Broadway melody of 1936 ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member 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 program the lost episodes ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From its beginnings as an immensely popular radio program to its heyday on television, the daily trials and tribulations of the beloved comedian kept millions of fans laughing for over 30 years. Jack, Don, Mary, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson and a constellation of guest stars are all here in this first-of-its-kind DVD collection
Bob Hope the ultimate collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Jack Benny collection ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member 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
Jack Benny by Jack Benny ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack Benny is truly one of the funniest comedians of all time. During his 20 plus years on the radio, he delighted audiences with his situation comedies in which his strong supporting cast often received the best lines and the biggest laughs. These laughs continue with this digitally remastered collection. Laugh from beginning to end and learn why many consider him to be the king of comedy
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Kubelsky, Benjamin
Kubelsky Benjamin 1894-1947
Kubelsky, Benjamin, 1894-1974
Languages
English (334)
German (31)
Spanish (18)
French (5)
Japanese (2)
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