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JACK BENNY MONTH Part 3
Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, February 15, 1992
JACK BENNY PROGRAM (2-15-42) In a flashback to yesterday, Jack tries to find someone to spend his birthday with. Dennis sings Jerome Kern’s new inspiring, patriotic song about Abraham Lincoln (just three months after Pearl Harbor in WW II).
CAMPBELL PLAYHOUSE (3-24-40) Orson Welles presents “June Moon” starring Jack Benny in a radio version of Ring Lardner and George S. Kaufman’s hit Broadway comedy.
SUSPENSE (10-7-43) “Philomel Cottage” starring Orson Welles and Geraldine Fitzgerald in the Agatha Christie story.
JACK BENNY PROGRAM (2-27-55) Jack leaves the rehearsal to watch the wrestling matches on television.
NEWS OF THE WORLD (2-25-42) Columbia correspondents around the world offer news of WW II. “Anti-aircraft guns went into action against unidentified aircraft in the Los Angeles area shortly after 3 a.m. Pacific War Time this morning.”
JACK BENNY PROGRAM (10-19-47) Third show in Jack’s 1947-48 season. Jack is off to the Hillcrest Country Club to play some golf.