LUCKY STRIKE PROGRAM, THE {THE JACK BENNY PROGRAM} (RADIO)

Summary

The final program in this series of comedy/variety programs starring Jack Benny. Highlights of this program include the following: Don Wilson and Benny reminisce about their long radio careers; Dennis Day sings "Lady of Spain"; Mel Blanc plays Twombly, a sound effects man; Mr. Kitzel visits; and telephone operators Mabel and Gertrude chat. Benny's radio career, which began in 1932, ends with this program. Includes commercials.

(This series also aired on NBC from 1944 to 1948.)

Details

  • NETWORK: CBS
  • DATE: May 22, 1955 Sunday 7:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:28:51
  • COLOR/B&W:
  • CATALOG ID: R91:0177
  • GENRE: Radio - Comedy/Variety
  • SUBJECT HEADING: African-American Collection - Comedy
  • SERIES RUN: CBS - Radio series, 1949-1955
  • COMMERCIALS: Radio - Commercials - Lucky Strike cigarettes^Radio - Commercials - Tareyton cigarettes^

CREDITS

    • Hilliard Marks … Producer, Transcribed by
    • Sam Perrin … Writer
    • John Tackaberry … Writer
    • George Balzer … Writer
    • Milt Josefsberg … Writer
    • Al Gordon … Writer
    • Hal Goldman … Writer
    • Mahlon Merrick … Music (Misc. Credits), Orchestra Leader, Cast
    • Dennis Day … Performer, Cast
    • Sportsmen Quartet, The … Music Group
    • Don Wilson … Announcer, Cast
    • Jack Benny … Cast
    • Mary Livingstone … Cast
    • Eddie Anderson … Cast , Rochester
    • Mel Blanc … Cast, Twombly
    • Artie Auerbach … Cast, Mr. Kitzel
    • Bea Benaderet … Cast, Mabel
    • Sara Berner … Cast, Gertrude