(8/14/45) Radio: Appeared on "Command Performance" (CBS/AFRS).
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Phil Abrams | Mr. Benny
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Did You Know?
[After being presented with an award] I don't deserve this, but I have arthritis and I don't deserve that, either.
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 ...
Theme song: "Love in Bloom"