In this EPISODE of Jack Benny from 1947 Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall are the guests in a recreation of the movie “To Have and Have Not” that goes awry.
In this EPISODE of The Jack Benny Program George Burns and Gracie Allen visit. Listen to find out why Gracie tries to kiss Jack.
January 19, 1947 – Most of this episode is recycled from March 1946, only with horror movie actor Boris Karloff.
In this EPISODE from 1947 Jack Benny announces he is changing his name to something more dignified, John Benny. Then they do a skit based on the movie “Margie”.
After seeing “It’s a Wonderful Life” at the movies Jack Benny meets and angel who shows him what it would be like if he had never been born. They also happen to run into Frank Capra, in this EPISODE from 1947.
February 9, 1947 – What Happens After the Show Goes off the Air
In this EPISODE Jack Benny hosts a dinner party for his birthday with Isaac Stern the violinist, actor Ronald Colman.
In this memoirs Jack Benny said that he was particularly proud of his timing in this episode.
In this EPISODE we find out what happens after Jack Benny fires the Sportsman quartet. The sponsor is not happy.
In this EPISODE Jack Benny on his violin is compared to the latest horror movie in theaters.
Listen to this BONUS EPISODE of the 19th Academy Awards Ceremony hosted by Jack Benny.
in this EPISODE Jack Benny introduces his new quartet – Dennis Day, Andy Russell, Dick Haymes and Bing Crosby.
In this EPISODE from 1947 Mary Livingstone is gardening and Jack Benny silently wonders if he can use Vigoro Plant Grow on his head.
It’s Easter Day! After an egg hunt, Jack Benny goes to pitch a movie idea to producer Samuel Goldwyn.
Listen to the intro to this EPISODE for a clipping from a Newsweek cover story about Jack Benny
Right now Jack Benny is the funniest man on radio.
-Newsweek March 31, 1947
April 20, 1947 – The Egg and I
In this EPISODE Jack Benny is getting ready for his stage tour and drops off tickets to his program for Ronald and Benita Colman.
May 4, 1947 – To the Train Station for Chicago
May 11, 1947 – Marjorie Reynolds
May 18, 1947 – Al Jolson
May 25, 1947 – Fred Allen and Jack Paar
October 5, 1947 – Jack Is Back from Sun Valley Vacation
October 12, 1947 – Jack Fixes Breakfast
Jack Benny is on the green in this EPISODE from 1947.
October 26, 1947 – Seventh Hole at Hillcrest Country Club
Jack Benny take on the Humphrey Bogart role in “Dark Passage” as fugitive who must change his face.
Dennis Day impersonates Ronald Coleman in one of the laugh out loud funniest episodes ever!
In this EPISODE Jack Benny goes to get his driver’s license renewed.
November 23, 1947 – Movie of Jack’s Life
November 30, 1947 – Turkey Dream
December 7, 1947 – Violin Lesson
December 14, 1947 – Sprained Ankle
December 21, 1947 – Last Minute Christmas Shopping
In this New Years EPISODE of Jack Benny they mention the “New Look” in fashion from 1947.