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TWTD Archive – February, 11 1995

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Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, February 11, 1995

JACK BENNY PROGRAM (5-11-47) Jack and the gang broadcast from Chicago where they are appearing in a stage show at the Chicago Theatre.

FIBBER McGEE AND MOLLY (2-10-45) Fibber and Molly go to the railroad station to catch a train to San Francisco. WW II flavor.

SUSPENSE (4-5-51) “Murder in G-Flat” starring Jack Benny as an average man, a piano tuner, who mistakenly switches handbags on the subway and comes away with a fortune.

BING CROSBY SHOW (2-12-53) From Palm Springs, California, Bing’s guest is Jack Benny who is worried about his surprise birthday party.

WORDS AT WAR (2-13-45) “What to Do with Germany” is a timely WW II story because “today from Yalta it was announced what the Big Three would do with Germany.”

JACK BENNY PROGRAM (2-4-45) WW II broadcast from St. Alben’s Naval Hospital in Long Island, New York. Jack recalls the day he took Mary to see his movie, “Hollywood Canteen.”