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Benny, Jack 1894-1974

Overview
Works: 2,304 works in 3,410 publications in 6 languages and 22,062 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Autobiographies  Comedy films  Television comedies  History  Variety shows (Television programs)  War films  Dark comedy films  Musical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Instrumentalist, Host, Speaker, Costume designer, Other, Contributor, Interviewee, Singer, Commentator
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 )

85 editions published between 1942 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,673 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 )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 398 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 259 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 )

6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 223 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
Jack Benny by Jack Benny( Recording )

47 editions published between 1947 and 2010 in English and held by 221 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
The Jack Benny program by Jack Benny( Recording )

88 editions published between 1970 and 2003 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Benny performs in original recordings
The best of the Dean Martin variety show by Guthy-Renker( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The show, which debuted in 1965, was tops in the ratings for years. Its extremely likeable host gave the show a unique touch. He didn't rehearse, but it made it all the more fun for viewers. Dean's endearing charm through little mistakes and flubs only enhanced the easygoing flair he had for entertaining his audience. He was a buddy to all the guys and a darling to the ladies. Today, he's cool to all ages. Included in this 2-DVD set is classic comedy from Jack Benny, Bob Hope, Rodney Dangerfield, and others"--Container
The Dick Cavett show( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 195 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
Jack Benny( Visual )

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

Five classic episodes of the Jack Benny Show
An evening with George Burns by George Burns( Recording )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 166 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 Jack Benny show( Visual )

18 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 164 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
Cavalcade of comedy( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 150 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
Hollywood canteen( Visual )

6 editions published between 1944 and 2014 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. Things go awry when love enters the drama
Bob Hope : the ultimate collection( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In celebration of Bob's birthday (May 29th, 1903) this special collector's edition features rare vintage clips, outtakes, and a long list of guests from five decades. Includes his first radio appearance in 1935, movie shorts from the 1930s, and an excerpt from "Memories of World War II."
Broadway melody of 1936 by Roy Del Ruth( Visual )

11 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in English and held by 129 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!
Old time radio( Recording )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents twelve radio episodes, digitally restored and remastered from recordings of comedy shows broadcast during the golden age of radio. Includes Abbott and Costello's "Who's on first?" routine
Broadway melody of 1936 ; Broadway melody of 1938( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 122 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
George Washington slept here by Kristin L Riggs( Visual )

6 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A screen adaptation of the Broadway hit about a city-dwelling family that buys a Pennsylvania farmhouse
 
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Alternative Names
Jack Benny

Jack Benny, 1894-1974

Jack Benny acteur américain

Jack Benny American comedian, vaudeville performer, and radio, television, and film actor

Jack Benny Amerikaans acteur

Jack Benny amerikai rádiós és tévés, színész

Jack Benny amerykański aktor

Jack Benny attore statunitense

Jack Benny pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Jack Benny US-amerikanischer Schauspieler und Radiomoderator

Kubelsky Benjamin

Kubelsky Benjamin 1894-1947

Kubelsky, Benjamin 1894-1974

Бенни Джек

Джак Бени

Джек Бенни американский комик

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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