Kenny Baker’s Debut

November 3, 1935 – Before Dennis Day there was Kenny Baker. This is a fun early episode of the Jack Benny program where Jack goes to the barber, meets Kenny and spoofs a movie studio.

In the episode they mention the Joe Louis vs Max Baer boxing match, college football, playwright George Bernard Shaw’s beard, gowns by Adrian, and the song “50 Million Frenchmen Can’t Be Wrong”. Plus Ricardo Cortez, Loretta Young, Constance Bennette, Kay Francis, Kathryn Hepburn and Shirley Temple.


50000000 Frenchmen

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