Taking a Taxi (Opera)

May 18, 1934 – Jack Benny takes a taxi to the studio where Frank Parker invited him to dinner with his very musical family.

References include General Pershing, boxer Primo Carnera, Harry Lauder, “The Rise of the Goldbergs” radio show, Gretta Garbo, William Powell, Clark Gable, Boris karloff, Frank Buck’s “Wild Cargo”, the song “Smoke Gets In Your Eyes”, Franz Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody No 2, the opera “Lucia Di Lammermoor”, and the singer Enrico Coruso.


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