WorldCat Identities

Perrin, Sam

Overview
Works: 243 works in 249 publications in 1 language and 376 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Humor  Television comedies  Television programs  Caricatures and cartoons  Parodies, imitations, etc 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Author of dialog
Classifications: PN1992.77.J33, 791.45
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Most widely held works about Sam Perrin
 
Most widely held works by Sam Perrin
The Jack Benny program by Jack Benny( Visual )

1 edition 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 39 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
The Jack Benny program by Mel Blanc( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 12 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
Road to Nairobi( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 6 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
The Jack Benny program( Visual )

2 editions published between 1957 and 1960 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary invites Jack to come to the annual reunion of her old May Co. co-workers. Rochester explains to a friend on the phone what happened when Jack went the year before. In flashback, Jack arrives at Mary's place to find Rocheser fixing a lot of food. When Mary arrives, she persuades Jack to come and meet the girls. After he leaves, the girls ask Mary if Jack ever proposed. In flashback, Jack takes Mary to buy a ring, but backs down after learning how much it costs
The Jack Benny program( Visual )

2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack is berating his publicity agent for not getting him dignified publicity, when the agent gets a phone call informing him that Ronald Reagan won't be able to make his scheduled appearance on the Impromptu panel discussion show. Jack insists that his agent get him on the show. Dennis arrives looking for a ruby lost from his ring; he thinks he has found it, but he has found a One-a-Day Brand Vitamin, allowing Don to do the commercial. On the show, Jack can't think of anything to say on various intellectual topics, until a question is asked about the effect on the American dollar of the fall of the British pound; Jack is still talking about money after the final credits have gone on, and the camera has been turned off
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
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 & 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
The Jack Benny program( Visual )

2 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his monologue, Jack reveals that his producer has been using raffle tickets to get the audience to stay in their seats until the end of the program. He introduces Connie Francis, and they argue about whether it is harder to sing or to get laughs. She sings 'I was born too late, ' and an Al Jolson medley ('Swanee, ' 'Mammy, ' and 'April showers.' Don does the Alka-Seltzer commercial as an endorsement by a safe-cracker. In the sketch, Benny, Stevens, Dale White and Don Wilson play members of the Skinner family of the Ozarks. They all sing a parody of 'Sit right down and write yourself a letter.'
The Jack Benny program( Visual )

2 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his monologue, Jack considers what he should give various members of his cast for Christmas. He introduces Gisele, and they talk about her recent trip to Europe. She sings a song in Italian. While Jack is backstage, Don introduces his son Harlow to Gisele, and she lets him do the commercial, which he keep interrupting in order to make advances to her. In the sketch, Jack puts a quarter in the coke machine, and gets a coke and two quarters back; the second time, the machine takes his money and gives him an empty coke bottle. Dennis appears to do a promo for his new Christmas album. Jack and Gisele do their customary violin duet. For a second piece, Gisele is to play a piano, out of which Red Skelton appears
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
The Jack Benny program( Visual )

2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the opening monologue, Jack shows the audience why his Stradivarius is worth $30,000. He introduces Milton Berle and they spar a bit. Don introduces Miss Carmelita Montoya, a dancer from Madrid who uses One-a-Day Brand Vitamins for castanets. The sketch is about Jonathan Goodheart (Jack), wealthy philanthropist who believes there is no such thing as a bad boy, but his newly adopted son (Berle) gives him cause to wonder
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
Nobody's fool by Hugh Wedlock( Book )

1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The Jack Benny program( Visual )

2 editions published between 1960 and 1963 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack goes Christmas shopping with Rochester and drives the staff of the department store crazy
The Jack Benny program( Visual )

1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dennis sings 'The 12th of never.' In the sketch, Jack plays Ralph Kramden in a take-off of the Honeymooners, with Meadows as Alice, and Dennis as Ed Norton
 
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Alternative Names
Sam Perrin American screenwriter

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English (27)

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