In The Spring (Lion Tamer)

April 25, 1937 – In The Spring Tra-La. Phil Harris gets mad at Jack Benny for talking during the band number and the whole cast ends up walking off the set in anger. Then Jack visits Andy Devine at his parents house for supper.

References include the phrase “too, too divine”, the bandleader Abe Lyman, Ish Kabibble from Kay Kyser’s band, actor Clark Gable and actress Jean Harlow, and the circus lion tamer Clyde Beatty.


1937 Clyde Beatty lion

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