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The Jack Benny Program 1936

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jailJanuary 19, 1936 – Jack is in Jail

“JAIL-O again” Jack is in Jail for speeding. Unfortunately the audio quality is really bad.

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February 9, 1936 – Sgt.Benny of the North West Mounted


February 19 & April 19, 1936 – Drug Store / I’ve Got A Heavy Date

From 80 years ago this EPISODE of Jack Benny is really two shows in one.

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February 23, 1936 – Eternal Triangle


buckrogersMarch 8, 1936 – Switching Parts

Jack and the gang switch parts in this EPISODE with very poor sound quality.

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March 15, 1936 – Embassy Banquet

This EPISODE from 1936 is one of the best early Jack Benny episodes.

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March 29, 1936 – CinderAllen

April 5, 1936 – Clown Hall Tonight

April 26, 1936 – Professor Benny

May 3, 1936 – Code of the Hills

May 10, 1936 – Jack Test Drives a Car

May 17, 1936 – Everybody’s Not So Hot

May 24, 1936 – Leaving NY for California


June 7 & 14, 1936 – Bennymount Studios

In the surviving portions of these EPISODES from 1936 Jack Benny meets the writers of his signature song “Love in Bloom”.

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June 21, 1936 – Vacation Plans

Don Wilson gets ready to host the JELL-O Summer Show starring Tim and Irene.

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October 4, 1936 – First Phil Harris

Hear a rare clip of “The JELL-O program starring Don Wilson!” then the first EPISODE of Jack Benny from fall 1936.

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October 11, 1936 – Anthony Adverse Part 1

Jack Benny and the gang spoof the major motion picture “Anthony Adverse”.

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October 18, 1936 – Anthony Adverse Part 2


October 25, 1936 – Romeo and Juliet Preview

In the EPISODE the sponsor buts in and Jack Benny won’t stand for it! Then again…

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November 1 & 8, 1936 – Girls Dormitory & Romeo and Juliet

This day in 1936 was just after the presidential election, but Jack Benny didn’t give it much attention.

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November 15, 1936 – Kenny’s Anniversary

A new series begins! Head out west in this 1936 EPISODE of The Jack Benny Program for the first in the Buck Benny cowboy saga.

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Carole LombardNovember 22, 1936 – Thanksgiving Plans

In this EPISODE Phil Harris is so popular movie stars like Ginger Rogers and Carole Lombard are calling him up for dates.

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November 29, 1936 – Jack is Jealous of Phil

In this early EPISODE of Jack Benny, the dashing maestro Phil Harris has been making dates with beautiful movie stars and Jack is jealous.

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December 6, 1936 – Money Ain’t Everything

In this episode Jack Benny takes a break from his Buck Benny western serial (or does he) to present a drama called Money Ain’t Everything.

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December 13, 1936 – Andy Devine

The first episode of Jack Benny with Andy Devine the western movie sidekick.

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December 20, 1936 – Old Fashioned Christmas Party


December 27, 1936 – Mary’s Mother

In this EPISODE of Jack Benny, Mary reads a letter and Andy Devine returns for the fifth instalment of the western serial Buck Benny Rides Again.

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The Jack Benny Program 1932-35

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jack May 2, 1932 – First Professional Appearance

The very first EPISODE of the Jack Benny Program!

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benny-flyer-1933Spring 1933 – Best of Year 1

The BEST of the first year of The Jack Benny Program.

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littlewomenWinter 1934 – Miniature Women

This is a collection of clips from early 1934  They mention parody the movie “Little Women” with Katharine Hepburn.

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March 11, 1934 – Haunted House

March 18, 1934 – An Arizona Western


Eddie_Cantor romanApril 1, 1934 – The Eternal Triangle

This is an early episode in which Easter Sunday landed on April fool’s Day. The guest star is Eddie Cantor.

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Don Wilson KFIApril 6, 1934 – Don Wilson’s First Show

 

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April 13, 1934 – Bridge Game

April 27, 1934 – New Hampshire Through a Keyhole

May 4, 1934 – Hills of Kentucky

May 11, 1934 – Home Cooking At Don’s

May 18, 1934 – Taking a Taxi


July 20, 1934 – Who Killed Mr Stooge?

This early EPISODE of the Jack Benny Program mentions Mickey.

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August 3, 1934 – To New York on the Twentieth Century Limited


August 24, 1934 – House of Rawchild

Jack Benny makes a joke about The Little Rascals in this EPISODE from 1934.

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Jack_Benny_babyAugust 31, 1934 – The House of Benny

Hear baby Jack Benny in this EPISODE from 1934. “The House of Benny”.

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September to October 1934 – First JELL-O

In this EPISODE from 1934 Jack Benny gets an award from Radio Stars magazine.

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October 28, 1934 – The Bennys of Wimpole Street

November 11, 1934 – Charlie Chan in Radio City

November 18, 1934 – Mrs Wiggs of the Onion Patch

December 02, 1934 – Rose of the Rio Grande

December 16, 1934 – Russia through a Keyhole

January 6, 1935 – Count of Monte Jello


November 3, 1935 – Kenny Baker’s Debut

Before Dennis Day there was Kenny Baker. This is a fun early EPISODE where Jack Benny meets his new singer Kenny and goes to the barber to get a shave.

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