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Mary Livingstone, Jack Benny, Fred Allen, Portland Hoffa

It pains me to have to say this…but I have heard from many an old-time radio devotee that Portland Hoffa—born on this date in 1905—is an acquired taste.

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Audiobook Image. Jack Benny vs. Fred Allen: Grudge Match

With each incarnation of Fred Allen's program—The Salad Bowl Revue, The Sal Hepatica Revue, The Hour of Smiles—Portland maintained her “wooge” duties.

Jack Benny and Fred Allen managed to carry on their phoney radio feud from late 1936 past the time Allen's show left the air in 1949.

Happy Birthday, Mary Livingstone!

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Group photograph of Eddie Anderson, Dennis Day, Phil Harris, Mary Livingstone, Jack Benny, Don Wilson, and Mel Blanc.

Jack Benny vs. Fred Allen Grudge Match (old time radio) Audio CD – Audiobook, CD

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Fred Allen and Portland Hoffa

Laura Leff: The Benny-Allen feud officially started on 12/30/36 with Stuart Canin playing "The Bee" on Fred Allen's "Town Hall Tonight" program.

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Jack Benny Silly Skits (old time radio)

One of the great husband-wife vaudeville teams Blossom Seeley and Benny Fields

Mary & Jack Following Fred Allen's ...

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In the fall of 1950, when Fred Allen became a semi-regular on NBC's The Big Show, Portland Hoffa became a semi-regular as well.

Jack Benny and Mary Livingstone.

American comedian and actor Jack Benny and his wife Mary Livingstone circa 1952

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Fred Allen and Portland Hoffa.

Fred Allen and Portland Hoffa.

According to OTR legend, Jim and Marion Jordan were between vaudeville tours in 1924, visiting Jim's brother in Chicago, and listening to a disappointing ...

But in addition to the revolutionary narrative and structural tropes this series established, it also had the distinction of being the most consistently ...

Jack Benny's final season during the second World War, 1944-'45's collection of episodes is the first under Lucky Strike, which would remain the show's ...

Benny ostensibly rescued Livingstone (above, with Benny) from a dead-end job at the May Company, a department store chain. Livingstone isn't dependent on a ...

Actor Jack Benny and his wife Mary Livingstone arrive in London for film a show -

Jack Benny, Bob Hope, Dinah Shore, Bing Crosby, and Frances Langford.

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Portland Hoffa

Fred and Portland having a good laugh.

The first true radio comedy star was Eddie Cantor, who was popular in vaudeville for his seemingly boundless energy. He would sing and hop and clap his ...

Mary Livingston & Jack Benny Hooray For Hollywood, Old Hollywood Stars, Vintage Hollywood,

Portland Hoffa would also accompany Fred on his various vaudeville engagements. It was not uncommon for husband-and-wives to team up together in those days, ...

Mary & Jack

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Jack Benny vs. Fred Allen Grudge Match (old time radio): Original Radio Broadcasts: 9781617091698: Amazon.com: Books

Benny ostensibly rescued Livingstone (above, with Benny) from a dead-end job at the May Company, a department store chain. Livingstone isn't dependent on a ...

Jack Benny, Basil Rathbone & Mary Livingstone

Jack Benny, 1934

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Fred Allen

Burns & Allen.

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Jack Benny: Gags have grown up

Fred Allen with dummy, circa 1916.

The first shows them with Fred MacMurray, and judging from Fred's mustache, it was probably in the fall of 1937, when "True Confession" was being filmed.

A few scholars have pointed out that joke telling is becoming a lost art because we are getting more and more of our laughs from internet memes.

Daughter & wife of Jack Benny: Joan Naomi & Mary Livingstone

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Not surprisingly, this season has the show moving ever closer to the sitcom style than any of the prior years; but, make no mistake, we're still in an era ...

Jack Benny & Ronald Colmans

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McGee's 'Little Chum' Leaves Wistful Vista

Mary Martin, Jack Benny & Fred Allen dressed as children ~ ORIG 1940 photo... DW

ALLEN: What's wrong? JACK: Couldn't you make it banana cream? I like banana cream better. ALLEN: It's too late now.

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Texaco Star Theatre - Photo of Fred Allen for the show's premiere, 1940.

Benny's style proved influential; Johnny Carson and Kelsey Grammer have both labeled him such. You can see much of Benny in how Grammer portrayed Frasier ...

The Burns and Allen Show originally aired live from New York every other week for the first two seasons, beginning in 1950. Gracie struggled with memorizing ...

Various – The 60 Greatest Old Time Radio Shows Of The 20th Century Selected By Walter Cronkite

Jack Benny & Mary Livingstone. Mary Livingstone with Jack Benny and their daughter, Joan

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Jerry Haendiges Vintage Radio Logs

... monolog and a sketch with Anna Lee, Benny lugged his fiddle all over the Middle East. "I gave 'em everything but 'The Bee'", he said with satisfaction".

Burns & Allen: Muddling Through (Old Time Radio)

Three years later, Mary and her family moved to San Francisco. One night, after Benny played the Pantages Theater, she re-introduced herself at the stage ...

FRED ALLEN & JACK BENNY

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wikivisually recommended. 1953-04-19 The Jack Benny Program "Fred Allen ...

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The Big Show (NBC Radio)

But the abbreviated ensemble sort of impedes upon the year's ability to be as good as those prior and ahead – and so does the idea of having a ...

Jack Benny & Mary Livingston

Starring Bing Crosby, with guest Jack Benny, aired 2-12-1953. Jack Benny is celebrating his 39th birthday! The first tune is “Glow Worm,” then Joe Venuti ...

Actor/comedian Jack Benny and wife/actress Mary Livingstone c. 1936 --

Do you remember the first celebrity you ever met? Jack Benny was mine. It occurred in July 1969, when I was a month away from turning 14 years old and my ...

Jack with fellow radio star Edgar Bergen (and Bergen's "co-star," Charlie McCarthy), movie star/executive Mary Pickford, and the imperial potentate of the ...

... show at Podomatic and ...

CBS Radio interviewer Mary Margaret McBride CBS Radio comedian Fred Allen and Portland Hoffa Freds wife

Jack Benny Tough Luck (Old Time Radio)

Burns & Allen: Illogical Logic

BBC writer and producer Harry Alan Towers enjoyed a good deal of success selling syndicated radio productions to the American market through his Towers of ...

Jack Benny in the 1940's

Lucy and Desi.

Buck Benny Rides Again