Jack Hasn’t Received New Contract

April 11, 1954 – A short history of the Jack Benny radio show before the episode starts. Jack hasn’t received a new contract from the sponsor to renew the show for another year. In the episode they mention Bob Hope, Eddie Cantor, Abbot & Costello and the jingle for Papermate pens. Plus Amy Vanderbilt appears in the commercial, Lucky Strike cigarette in hand, to promote her new book on etiquette.


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