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Perrin, Sam

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Most widely held works by Sam Perrin
The Jack Benny program by Mel Blanc( Visual )

206 editions published between 1951 and 2000 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The violin-playing master of comic understatement appears in two of his most famous programs from the golden age of television. This pair of episodes from the 1958 season spotlights Benny at his loveable cheapskate, self-assured best, valet Rochester Anderson. The "Christmas Show" places Benny in one of his usual spending dilemmas, and a trip to "The Railroad Station" sets train travel back ten years
The Jack Benny program by Jack Benny( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member 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 Jack Benny Program( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the first program, Jack is kidnapped by thugs who want $10,000 or they'll "break both his legs." When they bring Jack to his bank to withdraw the money, he runs into George Burns who fails to understand Jack's frantic signals for help. The police, however, save the day when they follow them back to the hideout because "Anytime Jack Benny takes out $10,000, something's got to be wrong." In the second episode, learn the true story behind Paul Revere's famous midnight ride
The classic TV Christmas collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A five-pack aimed at the baby-boomer generation, comprised of holiday episodes from the classic TV shows of Beverly Hillbillies, Ozzie & Harriet, Liberace, Jack Benny, and Red Skelton
Road to Nairobi( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three episodes of Jack Benny television shows. In Road to Nairobi, Hope and Benny hit the road to Africa. In Goldie, Fields, and Glide, Jack remembers an act from years ago with two fellow vaudevillians played by Burns and Crosby. In the Jack Benny hour the Beach Boys appear with surfers Benny and Hope and in other skits Benny tries to weasel Disneyland tickets from Walt Disney and Hope, Sommer, and Benny spoof Italian movies. The Beach Boys sing California girls and Barbara Ann
Christmas show( Visual )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two episodes from the 1957-58 television season. In "The Christmas show" Jack is determined to finish his Christmas shopping in one visit and tortures a wallet salesman with constant changes to his order. Meanwhile, Dennis is having difficulty finding the right present for his mother. In "The railroad station" Jack experiences a challenging train trip involving a difficult ticket agent, a live turkey, and a violin solo
Jack Benny & Jayne Mansfield( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack will do anything to get a big star to appear on his program, as sexy Jayne Mansfield finds out! Also appearing on the show is Mel Blanc, "Man of a thousand voices."
Jack Benny & Liberace( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pianist Liberace visits the Jack Benny show. Violin maestro Jack pushes Liberace to perform, resulting in a hilarious duet, one of the funniest moments in television
Jack Benny & friends( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Benny's one hour special, with guests Bob Hope, Elke Summer, and Walt Disney. With help from the Beach Boys, surfers Jack and Bob Hope search for the perfect wave, plus a wacky send-up of Mary Poppins -- Italian style
Benny, Burns & Bing( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack connives to get his pals George Burns and Bing Crosby to be guests on his show -- at a reduced rate of course. Rochester is also on hand with a special appearance by Bob Hope
Jack Benny New Year( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack is all decked out for a night on the town on New Year's Eve when his date stands him up. But loyal pal Rochester won't let Jack down on this poignant New Year's show
Jack Benny & Bob Hope( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this rare, thought to have been lost kinescope, Jack and special guest Bob Hope set out on "The Road to Nairobi," only to be captured by cannibals! Also includes brief appearances by Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin
The Jack Benny show( Visual )

1 edition published in 1954 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Jack tells Don about the time his vaudeville act with Burns and Crosby played Scranton, Pennsylvania; the name of their act was Goldie, Fields and Glide. Benny tries to convince Crosby to appear on his program with Burns to do their old act, but Crosby wants more money than Benny is willing to pay. Cameo by Bob Hope. Crosby sings 'Gypsy in my soul.'
Falling in love is easy by Bob Ballin( )

1 edition published in 1947 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Jack Benny show( Visual )

1 edition published in 1954 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Mary calls and says she is coming over because she has something delicate to discuss; Jack thinks she is going to agree to marry him at last, but she just wants him to stop being so cheap. He daydreams about what their 21st anniversary would be like if she would marry him: in the dream, he is a would-be radio actor who keeps house while his wife works; his daughter Joan plays herself
The Jack Benny show( Visual )

1 edition published in 1953 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Benny does a monologue on his Christmas gifts, then remembers last New Year's Eve: Mary is giving a party, but Jack is not planning to go because he has a date with Gloria. After the show, the cast gathers in Jack's dressing room. Crosby sings 'Let's start the new year right,' with the Sportsmen Quartet. Jack gets a call from Gloria cancelling their date. He refuses to go to the party, and instead wanders the streets alone, finally stopping for coffee at Nick's Cafe, where the waitress turns out to be Gloria. He goes home, where he and Rochester ring in the new year together
Pride of the family( Visual )

1 edition published in 1953 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"[Program] is a new situation comedy of family life using the comic talents of Paul Hartman as that fondly regarded figure, America's middle-class father. Veteran screen actress Fay Wray appears as his wife, and Natalie Wood and Bobby Hyatt as their children."--1953 Peabody Digest
The Jack Benny daytime show( Visual )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Benny conducts a talent show, featuring: Mel Blanc as Mr. Finque who does imitations of animals; Don Wilson, who impersonates Ted Lewis singing 'Me and my shadow,' with his son Harlow as the shadow (the JELL-O commercial); the Renaudi Brothers, one of whom is the fastest human being in the world, and dodges three of the bullets fired by his brother, before being killed by the last five; and the Sentimental Sweethearts, who turn out to be the orchestra from the Jack Benny Fan Club, Pasadena Chapter. Close remake of program broadcast Dec. 30, 1956
The Jack Benny show( Visual )

1 edition published in 1953 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Jack and Rochester encounter a series of characters on the ship returning from Hawaii. The commercial consists of a Lucky Strike hula. Jack falls asleep and dreams of Marilyn Monroe
The Jack Benny show( Visual )

1 edition published in 1954 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Jack, George Burns, and Gracie Allen do the same sketch they did on the program of March 9, 1952. The Sportsmen Quartet do the Lucky commercial to the tune of the Black Ball Ferry Line
 
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Sam Perrin Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1901-1998)

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Сэм Перрин

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