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

TWTD Archive – February 8, 1997

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Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, February 8, 1997

JACK BENNY PROGRAM (11-7-48) Excerpt featuring Frank Nelson as a psychiatrist.

BOB HOPE SHOW (11-9-48)  Guest Jack Benny tries to sell Bob some insurance. Later, Hope and Benny appear as radio disc jockeys.

JACK BENNY PROGRAM (10-26-47) Excerpt featuring Frank Nelson as a gas station attendant.

FAMILY THEATRE (5-19-54) “Forty Five Calibre Teapot” starring Jack Benny as “a teapot married to a coffee pot” and he’s not happy about it. Cast includes Verna Felton.

JACK BENNY PROGRAM (12-14-47) Excerpt featuring Frank Nelson as a doctor.

G I JOURNAL #127 (1940s) Jack Benny is “Editor-In-Chief of this military magazine for servicemen. Arthur Treacher takes Rochester’s place.

SPEAKING OF RADIO (2-18-75) Frank Nelson talks about his radio and television career in a conversation with Chuck Schaden recorded at Nelson’s Hollywood, California home.

JACK BENNY PROGRAM (3-13-55) Excerpt  featuring Frank Nelson as a golf instructor.

SCREEN GUILD PLAYERS (6-13-43) “Love is News” starring Jack Benny, Ann Sheridan and James Gleason. An heiress decides to get even with a relentless reporter by announcing she is going to marry him, so he’ll see what it’s like to be in the spotlight for a change.