WorldCat Identities

Benny, Jack 1894-1974

Overview
Works: 2,224 works in 3,210 publications in 6 languages and 21,544 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Comedy films  Television comedies  History  War films  Variety shows (Television programs)  Dark comedy films  Musical films  Humor 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Instrumentalist, Host, Speaker, Costume designer, Commentator, Contributor, Interviewee
Classifications: PN2287.B4325, 792.7028092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jack Benny
To be or not to be by Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )

93 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,646 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 best of Johnny Carson and friends!( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 391 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 best of Jack Benny by Mill Creek Entertainment( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 353 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!
Jack Benny by Jack Benny( Recording )

48 editions published between 1947 and 2010 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two episodes from the radio comedy: Jack Benny
Old-time radio( Recording )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 247 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 Jack Benny program by Jack Benny( Recording )

88 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Benny performs in original recordings
The Dick Cavett show( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 206 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 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents George Burns performing jokes and singing before a live audience
The Jack Benny program : the lost episodes( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 163 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
The best of the Dean Martin variety show by Guthy-Renker( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A special one hour long compilation of classic entertainment including Dean's celebrity guests over the years. The show features: Ann-Margret, Goldie Hawn, Jack Benny, Bob Newhart, Ella Fitzgerald, Jimmy Stewart, Victor Borge, Dom De Luise, Orson Welles and Frank Sinatra
Cavalcade of comedy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 148 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
Charley's aunt( Visual )

5 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in English and held by 147 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. Things go awry when love enters the drama
Hollywood canteen( Visual )

3 editions published between 1944 and 2008 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A corporal wins a date with Joan Leslie in this salute to the World War II landmark, the Hollywood canteen
Burns and Allen by George Burns( Recording )

14 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two episodes from the Burns and Allen radio program
Bob Hope : the ultimate collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Benny( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five classic episodes of the Jack Benny Show
Broadway melody of 1936 ; Broadway melody of 1938( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Albany girl-next-door poses as France's and Broadway's exotic La Belle Arlette. The '38 tale has her portraying a horse trainer who's just as much at ease in taps and tuxedo as she is in riding boots and jodhpurs
Broadway melody of 1936 by Norman Jewison( Visual )

7 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in English and German and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lovely, gifted Irene Foster hopes that her childhood sweetheart-turned Broadway producer Robert Gordon will recognize her--and her talent. Gordon is too busy sparring with a dirt-dishing gossip columnist to notice, but his wisecracking, heart-of-gold secretary certainly does. She and Irene must use their wits to show him what he's missing!
The Best of Jack Benny by Jack Benny( Recording )

13 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes Jack's birthday discovery, a violin lesson, a trip to the vault, and Jack trying to sell his Maxwell to Fred, as well as Jack's feuds with Fred
The best of old time radio starring Jack Benny( Recording )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten complete and unedited radio shows starring Jack Benny
 
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Old-time radio
Alternative Names
Jack Benny, 1894-1974

Jack Benny acteur américain

Jack Benny Amerikaans acteur

Jack Benny amerikai rádiós és tévés, színész

Jack Benny amerykański aktor

Jack Benny attore statunitense

Jack Benny US-amerikanischer Schauspieler und Radiomoderator

Kubelsky, Benjamin

Kubelsky Benjamin 1894-1947

Kubelsky, Benjamin 1894-1974

Бенни Джек

Джек Бенни

ג'ק בני שחקן אמריקאי

جاك بيني

جک بنی

잭 베니

ジャック・ベニー

傑克·本尼

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Old-time radioBurns and AllenThe Best of Jack BennyThe best of old time radio starring Jack Benny39 forever