WorldCat Identities

Benny, Jack 1894-1974

Overview
Works: 2,182 works in 3,026 publications in 3 languages and 21,002 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  History  Humor  Interviews  Television programs  Television comedies  Fiction  Farces  Caricatures and cartoons 
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 )

56 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,403 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 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 35 episodes of classic television with Johnny Carson before he hosted the Tonight Show. Includes episodes from 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, and The Milton Berle Show
The Jack Benny program by Jack Benny( Visual )

31 editions published between 1958 and 2006 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member 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 by Jack Benny( Recording )

48 editions published between 1947 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight episodes from the original Jack Benny radio program
The Jack Benny program by Jack Benny( Recording )

85 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Benny performs in original recordings
The best of Jack Benny by Mill Creek Entertainment( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 232 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!
The Dick Cavett show( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 221 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 )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents George Burns performing jokes and singing before a live audience
Jack Benny( Visual )

12 editions published between 1952 and 2004 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five classic episodes of the Jack Benny Show
The Jack Benny show( Visual )

13 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 172 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
Old-time radio( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 171 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
Cavalcade of comedy( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 160 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 Jack Benny program the lost episodes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 156 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( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 153 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
Hollywood canteen( Visual )

4 editions published between 1944 and 2008 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member 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 )

5 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in English and held by 148 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 by Roy Del Ruth( Visual )

7 editions published between 1935 and 2008 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lovely, gifted Irene Foster hopes that her childhood sweetheart-turned Broadway producer Robert Gordon will recognize her--and her talent. Bob Gordon is staging a new Broadway Show, but he is short of money. He gets an offer of money by the young widow Lillian, if she can dance in his new show. Bert Keeler, a paper man, gets this information and is writing about this in his column in an slight unfriendly way. Gordon is too busy sparring with the 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! Lilian insists on getting the leading role herself, so Irene, Bert and Kitty start a little game to get Irene the leading role
Bob Hope the ultimate collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lucy show( Visual )

14 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucy, the fight manager: Lucy trains an ex-fighter for a comeback when Mooney won't lend him money to open a flower shop. Lucy meets Tennessee Ernie Ford: Lucy stages a country hoedown in order to get a country singer's money for the bank. Lucy, the star maker: Lucy tries to help Mr. Cheever's singing nephew break into show business. Lucy gets Jack Benny's account: Lucy tries to get Jack Benny's money for the bank, so she creates a burglar proof vault for him. Little old Lucy: Lucy dresses up as an old lady to be a date for a swinging but old president of the bank
The Best of Jack Benny by Jack Benny( Recording )

13 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 121 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
 
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Alternative Names
Kubelsky, Benjamin

Kubelsky Benjamin 1894-1947

Kubelsky, Benjamin 1894-1974

Languages
English (345)

German (1)

French (1)

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