Jack Benny


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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Andy Ackerman

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Andy Ackerman on some of his favorite television moments: with Michael Richards, Peter Boyle and Jack Benny
00:55

Edie Adams

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Edie Adams on a photo of her with Jack Benny
00:32

Berle Adams

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Berle Adams on negotiating Jack Benny's contract for The Jack Benny Program on CBS and bringing Rosemary Clooney on to tour with Benny
05:52
Berle Adams on working with Jack Benny on The Jack Benny Program
02:25

Steve Allen

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Steve Allen on the radio version of The Steve Allen Show, one year before the TV version
01:21
Steve Allen on replacing Eve Arden's show and having Groucho Marx and Jack Benny as his first guests
01:55

Lucie Arnaz

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Lucie Arnaz on various Here's Lucy guest stars
03:08

George Balzer

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George Balzer on his first meeting with Jack Benny
04:26
George Balzer on joining the radio version of The Jack Benny Program as a writer
03:15
George Balzer on a typical work week on The Jack Benny Program
04:12
George Balzer on Jack Benny's relationship and rapport with his writers on The Jack Benny Program
04:11
George Balzer on Jack Benny Program guest stars Ronald Coleman and Benita Coleman and coming up with bits for Jack Benny
07:08
George Balzer on Jack Benny's character traits on The Jack Benny Program including Jack being cheap
04:47
George Balzer on Jack Benny making the transition to television with The Jack Benny Program
03:25
George Balzer on working on the Jack Benny Specials
01:18
George Balzer on the legacy of Jack Benny
00:40
George Balzer on the Jack Benny and Fred Allen feud
02:38

Lucille Bliss

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Lucille Bliss on writing a radio column and meeting Jack Benny
01:04

Haskell Boggs

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Haskell Boggs on working on the feature "Man About Town" starring Jack Benny
01:04

Dick Clark

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Dick Clark  on radio personalities he enjoyed
00:15

William Clotworthy

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William Clotworthy on working on the premiere of The Jack Benny Program with Ben Hogan as guest
01:30
William Clotworthy on working on The Jack Benny Program
01:00

Fred de Cordova

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Fred de Cordova on how he came to produce The Jack Benny Program
00:59
Fred de Cordova on the friendship between George Burns and Jack Benny, and Benny's feud with Fred Allen
02:49

Bill Daily

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Bill Daily on seeing Jack Benny, one of his comedic idols
00:29

Richard Dawson

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Richard Dawson on his first U.S. show, The Jack Benny Program
03:01

Mike Douglas

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Mike Douglas on comedian Jack Benny
03:07

Ralph Edwards

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Ralph Edwards on Jack Benny's "Walking Man" appearance on Truth or Consequences
01:43

Irving Fein

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Irving Fein on Jack Benny's radio/TV persona and real life personality
02:11
Irving Fein on an offer be Publicity and Advertising Director for Jack Benny's new company, Amusement Enterprises, and making Benny #1 on radio
12:33
Irving Fein on meeting Jack Benny for the first time
00:43
Irving Fein on the contest done on Truth or Consequences to identify the "walking man," which became a national obsession (the "walking man" turned out to be Jack Benny)
02:16
Irving Fein on William S. Paley purchasing Jack Benny's company
04:25
Irving Fein on Jack Benny's first television specials and getting a weekly show
10:04
Irving Fein on how Jack Benny worked with the writers
01:16
Irving Fein on Jack Benny wanting him back on his program when Fein left for CBS in New York
06:02
Irving Fein on Jack Benny's classic comedy bits and feud with Fred Allen
19:09
Irving Fein on President Harry Truman doing a special episode of The Jack Benny Program
02:20
Irving Fein on Jack Benny's sense of humor
02:30
Irving Fein on Jack Benny's relationship with George Burns
01:50
Irving Fein on The Jack Benny Program director Fred De Cordova and how he got along with Jack Benny
02:58
Irving Fein on how Jack Benny never needed to be the center of the attention
01:13
Irving Fein on Jack Benny's work on television specials and working up until his death
12:27
Irving Fein on Jack Benny's legacy
00:30

Ruth Duskin Feldman

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Ruth Duskin Feldman on Jack Benny appearing on Quiz Kids
01:48

Fred Foy

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Fred Foy on a radio show he produced with Jack Benny while in the Special Services unit in Cairo
02:38

Stanley Frazen

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Stanley Frazen on Jack Benny appearing on Burns and Allen; a funny anecdote about how long he should pause

Greg Garrison

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Greg Garrison on his friendship with George Burns and Jack Benny
04:46

Mitzi Gaynor

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Mitzi Gaynor on appearing on The Jack Benny Hour
01:18

Leonard H. Goldenson

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Leonard Goldenson on a photo with Jack Benny
00:34

Monty Hall

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Monty Hall on lessons learned from Jack Benny
01:38

Earl Hamner, Jr.

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Earl Hamner on memories of listening to Jack Benny on the radio
01:20

Arthur Hiller

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Arthur Hiller on meeting Jack Benny, one of his idols, while he was directing an episode of Playhouse 90
00:51

Harvey Korman

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Harvey Korman on working with Jack Benny
02:13

Gene LeBell

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Gene LeBell on a stunt/dialogue scene he did on The Jack Benny Program with Count Billy Varga in 1962, and his experience working with Benny
02:45

Sheldon Leonard

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Sheldon Leonard on pitching a sitcom to a network with Jack Benny and Benny's frustration in dealing with the executives 
02:09

Richard Lewis

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Richard Lewis on Jack Benny and other stars appearing on the radio quiz show "Take It or Leave It"
02:01

Jerry Lewis

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Jerry Lewis on Jack Benny's performance on the MDA Telethons
00:51

John J. Lloyd

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John J. Lloyd on working with Jack Benny on The Jack Benny Program
00:33

Ed McMahon

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Ed McMahon on Jack Benny appearing on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
01:56

Harry Morgan

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Harry Morgan on a Jack Benny Special spoofing Dragnet
02:35

Robert Mott

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Robert Mott on working on The Jack Benny Program
01:46

Bob Newhart

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Bob Newhart on his comedic influences
00:53
Bob Newhart on meeting Jack Benny and Benny's favorite Newhart routine
02:52
Bob Newhart on a photo of him with Jack Benny
01:00

Joyce Randolph

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Joyce Randolph on guest stars on The Honeymooners
00:11

John Rich

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John Rich on Jack Benny guest starring on The Dennis Day Show
01:22

William Schallert

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William Schallert on working with Jack Benny
01:06

Ben Starr

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Ben Starr on working with Jack Benny
01:37

Gale Storm

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Gale Storm on her treasured memories of working with Jack Benny on The Jack Benny Show
03:49

William Tankersley

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William Tankersley on Jack Benny's TV show going over the allotted time and causing problems
02:31
William Tankersley on Jack Benny's show plugging various products
00:41

Clint Walker

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Clint Walker on guest-starring on The Jack Benny Show
01:45

Ben Wolf

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Ben Wolf on shooting The Jack Benny Program
04:30
Ben Wolf on shooting The Jack Benny Program
03:31

Bud Yorkin

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Bud Yorkin on directing The Jack Benny Hour
06:07

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