Speaking of Radio

Chuck Schaden's Conversations with the Stars Who Made it Golden


George Balzer

Recorded September 02nd, 1981 - 106 min

For 25 years he was one of the key writers on Jack Benny’s radio and television shows.  He invited us into his Van Nuys, California home on September 2, 1981.  He was born September 1, 1915 and was 66 at the time we talked about his long career.  Mr. Balzer died September 28, 2006 at age 91.

Jack Benny Show - 6/3/51 - Last show of the season, Jack introduces the cast

Did you enjoy the interview? Listen to the comedy writing of George Balzer on the Jack Benny Show, June 3rd, 1951.


  1. George Littlefield says... comment left on June 5, 2011 at 3:29 pm

    A fascinating and intriguing look behind the scenes that explains how the show came to be created. Especially interesting to someone like me, who has been listening to the Jack Benny Program for so many years!

  2. George Littlefield says... comment left on June 5, 2011 at 3:48 pm

    I have had a wonderful time this afternoon navigating all around your wonderful website. I’m sure I’ll be visiting it many, many times in the future!

  3. derek townsend says... comment left on October 4, 2016 at 9:48 pm

    Just discovered your website today and I truly enjoyed the interview. Thanks for posting.