(Late 1960s) TV commercial: Texaco. He appeared with his famous Maxwell automobile and, in keeping with his miserly image, usually bought only one gallon of gas at a time.
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Phil Abrams | Mr. Benny
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Gags die, humor doesn't.
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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