The comedy segment is advising the audience of the effects of Phase Four of President Nixon's anti-inflation program of price and wage controls. Jack Benny talks about his trip to London and Paris, and performing in London; he comments on wanting to do shows that mentioned neither Watergate nor the UK's recent sex scandal involving Lord Lambton, a plan which inadvertently went awry. He says his wife of 46 years (Mary Livingstone) spent all the money he earned in Paris. He also says he didn't like Paris because he was rarely recognized, although some people knew him from his movie To Be or Not to Be; he and Johnny discuss celebrities' attitudes on being recognized in public, and Benny recalls a pre-revolution trip to Havana. Elke Sommer says she is learning more of America by doing a stage show that travels. Johnny asks if she uses her real name; she says she changed her last name because her real one, Schletz, was similar to a beer brand. She says she prefers shy men to forward ones, ... Written by
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References The Gal Who Took the West
Written by Paul Anka
and Johnny Carson
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