Speaking of Radio

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

Interviews

Frank Nelson

Recorded February 18th, 1975 - 28 min

Jack Benny’s famous “ye-e-esss” man, the floorwalker, the ticket agent, Benny’s nemesis on radio and television.  He worked through the radio days as announcer, narrator or actor on hundreds of broadcasts.  He was born May 6, 1911 and was 63 at the time of our conversation in his very comfortable California home with a fabulous view of Hollywood.  He died September 12, 1986 at age 75.

  
  
Jack Benny Program - 12/12/37 - Christmas Shopping

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