March of Dimes (Bonus)

January 30, 1940 – Jack Benny appears with Eddie Cantor on The March of Dimes special Committee for the Celebration of the President’s Birthday. The program was in support of the fight against polio. Plus an interview with Jack’s writers, producers and the guy who plays “The Knocking Man”.

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Fred Allen Interviews Jack Benny (Bonus)

June 19, 1940 – Jack Benny is a guest on Town Hall Tonight, Fred Allen’s radio show. Everyone at this time knew that Fred Allen and Jack Benny hated each other (as a gag on the radio). In this episode Jack and Fred pretend not to recognize each other as they make cutting jabs.

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