Jack Benny: The Fabulous 50s

  • by Jack Benny
  • Narrated by Jack Benny, Mary Livingston, Phil Harris
  • 9 hrs and 49 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

It's midcentury madness as Jack Benny slides smoothly into the 1950s with great guests, hilarious running gags, and even a song or two! This classic collection features 20 episodes from Jack's final years on radio, accompanied by his constant cohorts Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Bob Crosby, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, Dennis Day, the Sportsmen Quartet, and Don Wilson.
Episodes include: "To New York on the Train for the Heart Fund Benefit" 01-29-50; "Jack Tries to Buy Tickets to the USC-UCLA Game" 11-26-50; Guest: Douglas Fairbanks Jr. 01-28-51; "Jack Goes to the Dentist" 03-04-51; "Jack Catches His Nose in a Gopher Trap" 10-12-52; "Jack Buys Twentieth Century Fox" 10-19-52; "High Noon" 02-01-53; "The Beavers Impersonate the Show" 02-22-53; "Bob Borrows Five Hundred Dollars from Jack" 04-19-53; "Four a.m. Walk" 11-01-53; "Jack Prepares for His TV Show" 11-15-53; "Jack Talks About His TV Show" 12-06-53; "Jack at the Train Station" 02-21-54; "Dennis Wants to Join the Air Force" 04-04-54; "Jack Loses $4.75 at the Race Track" 05-02-54; "Dinner at Don's House" 11-14-54; "Jack Has a Cold He Caught at Don's House" 11-21-54; "Television Wrestling" 02-27-55; "Bob Hope and Jack Double Date" 04-17-55; "Renting the Maxwell to a Movie Studio" 04-24-55.

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-26-2016
  • Publisher: Radio Spirits