Mary’s Mother (Buck Benny Part 5)

December 27, 1936 – Before another instalment of the western serial Buck Benny Rides Again, Jack Benny talks about the scarves he got for Christmas and Mary Livingstone reads a letter from her mother.

References include Fred Allen, Phil Baker, Stoopnagle and Budd, Jessica Dragonette, Rubinoff, Jack Pearl, The Easy Aces, Benny Rubin, The Hall Johnson Choir, Ed Wynn, Bing Crosby, plus Jack’s movie College Holiday, and the songs “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes” and “The Old Grey Mare”.


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