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Jack Benny Overview:

Legendary actor, Jack Benny, was born Benjamin Kubelsky on Feb 14, 1894 in Chicago, IL. Benny died at the age of 80 on Dec 26, 1974 in Holmby Hills, Los Angeles and was laid to rest in Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery in Culver City, CA.

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He was honored with three stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Radio, Television and Motion Pictures. Jack Benny's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #55 on Jan 13, 1941. In addition, Benny was inducted into the TV Hall of Fame and Radio Hall of Fame and was immortalized on a US postal stamp in 1991. Benny was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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To Be or Not to Be (1942) with and Carole Lombard

By Greg Orypeck on Mar 19, 2015 From Classic Film Freak

Share This!?They named a brandy after Napoleon, they made a herring out ofBismarck?and the F?hrer is going to end up as a piece of cheese!???? Colonel Ehrhardt , who had been a successful vaudevillian and was, in the 1940s, a great success on radio, had less success in the movies, though s... Read full article


Classic Movie Travels: Plaza and Statue

By Annmarie Gatti on Mar 4, 2015 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Celebrating Waukegan’s Favorite Son… On a 1959 episode of the television game show What?s My Line?, quipped the following line to host John Charles Daly: ?They say that I put Waukegan on the map. But it?s not true. Waukegan really put me on the map. That?s a fact.? And so it ... Read full article


Babyface Bogart on The Show

By Aurora on Mar 20, 2014 From How Sweet It Was

was one of the most beloved entertainers in the world by the time he brought his talents to the small screen in 1950 with The Show, the television version of his popular radio show. ?The Show ran until 1965, which gives a good indication of the show’s appeal wi... Read full article


Valentines Day with

By Aurora on Feb 14, 2014 From How Sweet It Was

was born on Valentines Day in 1894, which makes this the 120th anniversary of his birth. Today I share the love for both the special day and the special man with three old-time radio episodes of the Program. ?Naturally, all three commemorate both occasions.? Enjoy! ?These are... Read full article


"Dive Bomber," Starring Errol Flynn and ... ?

By David on Dec 23, 2013 From The Man on the Flying Trapeze

The 1941 film "Dive Bomber" was released a month or so before the attack on Pearl Harbor. America wasn't yet formally involved in World War II, and it would be a few more months before Jack Warner started strutting around the Warner lot in the Army officer's dress uniform he'd had custom tailored in... Read full article


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Jack Benny Quotes:

Bill Fuller: If George Washington slept here, where did he hang his clothes? There's not a single closet in this house, he also apparently didn't go to the bathroom.


[Jack is soaked]
Rochester: Is it rainin' outside?
Jack Benny: No, Rochester, I was eating a grapefruit and it got out of control.


Connie Fuller: It's Saturday afternoon. I'm taking you for a drive in the country.
Bill Fuller: A drive? What do I want to drive in the country for? It's full of insects.


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A lifelong lover of classical music, he counted the great violinist Isaac Stern among his closest friends and legendary composer/pianist Sergei Rachmaninoff among his greatest fans.

Star of "The Lucky Strike Program" on NBC Radio (1944-1949) and CBS Radio (1949-1955).

Two holidays figured prominently in his life: Born on St. Valentine's Day, 1894, he died on the day after Christmas, Boxing Day, 80 years later.

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