June 3, 1951 – The cast sings the commercial in this episode. We all know Jack Benny with Mary Livingstone, Rochester, Phil Harris, Dennis Day and Don Wilson. But do you know the rest of the people behind the scenes?
Mr.Kitzel – Artie Auerbach
Operator Gertrude – Bea Benaderet
Operator Mabel Sara Berner
Polly the parrot / Professor LeBlanc / Railroad Announcer / The Maxwell – Mel Blanc
IRS agent / Ed the vault guard – Joseph Kearns
Racetrack Tout – Sheldon Leonard
Yeeeessss! Man – Frank Nelson
Musical Arranger – Mahlon Merrick
Sound Men – Gene Twombley and Cliff Norton
Writers – Sam Perrin, Milt Josefsberg, George Balzer, John Tackaberry, Al Gordon and Hal Goldman
Plus a story from the news: Bing Crosby was turned away from a swanky hotel because the clerk didn’t recognize him and said he “looked like a bum”.
Levis then made him a denim tuxedo (above).