(1933-34) Radio: Star of NBC Radio's "The Chevrolet Show".
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Phil Abrams | Mr. Benny
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Did You Know?
[on Bob Hope
] It's not enough just to get laughs. The audience has to love you, and Bob gets love as well as laughs from his audiences.
One of Benny's best-known schticks as a radio star was his long-standing feud with fellow radio comedian Fred Allen
. The two often appeared on each other's radio programs to trade barbs. Sadly, other than an appearance on The Jack Benny Program
(1950), in which Allen tries to steal Jack's sponsor, this did not carry over into television, as Allen died shortly after beginning his own TV show. In ...
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