The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of April 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


53207. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. October 14, 1934. Blue Network. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The first Jack Benny program sponsored by Jell-O. Guests are the "Three Chicken Sisters" from New Orleans (a satire of the Boswell Sisters). The first visit to, "The Jack Benny Grocery Store." Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Frank Parker, Don Bestor and His Orchestra, Sam Hearn, Mary Kelly, Vi Klein, Blanche Stewart. 18:48. Audio condition: Good to very good. Incomplete.

53206. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. October 21, 1934. Blue Network. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Mary reads her poem, "Fall Is Here." Jack's guest is "Hy Fetz," who plays the violin and musical saw at the same time, then the violin and saxophone at the same time! A second visit to, "The Jack Benny Grocery Store." Sam Hearn appears with an Italian accent. Jack receives an award from Radio Stars magazine. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Don Bestor and His Orchestra, Frank Parker, Sam Hearn, Harry Conn (writer), William Edmunds, Cy Kahn (doubles), Mary Kelly, Curtis Mitchell, Blanche Stewart (doubles). 21:51. Audio condition: Good to very good. Incomplete.

50887. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. October 28, 1934. Blue net, WJZ, New York aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack has just returned from a banker's convention in Washington. He "interviews" a woman golfer. The cast does, "The Bennys Of Wimpole Street." Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Frank Parker, Don Bestor and His Orchestra, Harry Baldwin, Mary Kelly, Blanche Stewart. 19:40. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

50888. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. November 4, 1934. Blue Network. Sponsored by: Jell-0. Jack tries to tell a story about a traveling salesman. Jack "interviews" a famous operatic soprano. The cast does, "Through Romantic Hawaii," a radio travelogue. Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Don Bestor and His Orchestra, Frank Parker, Don Wilson, Sam Hearn, William Edmunds, Mary Kelly. 21:42. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

50889. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. November 11, 1934. Blue Network. Sponsored by: Jell-O. News Of The Week. Jack "interviews" J. Barrett Wimpole. The cast does, "Charlie Chan In Radio City." Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Don Wilson, Don Bestor and His Orchestra, Frank Parker, Sam Hearn (as "Ming Toy Shlepperman"). 23:08. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

50890. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. November 18, 1934. Blue net, WJZ, New York aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The cast does, "Mrs. Wiggs Of The Onion Patch." Guest Mitzi Green does imitations and sings, "If I Had A Million Dollars." Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Don Wilson, Don Bestor and His Orchestra, Frank Parker, Sam Hearn, Mitzi Green, Harry Baldwin, Blanche Stewart. 22:22. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

50891. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. December 2, 1934. Blue Network. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack tries to hire some new talent. The cast does, "The Rosa Of Rio Grand...Street," a drama of old Mexico. Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Don Wilson, Don Bestor and His Orchestra, Frank Parker, Sam Hearn, Harry Baldwin, Cy Kahn, Blanche Stewart. 20:46. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

50892. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. December 16, 1934. Blue Network. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack gets the Christmas spirit. He plays, "If I Had A Million Dollars" on his violin. The cast does, "Russia Through A Keyhole," or "The Private Life Of The Volga Boatman." Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Don Wilson, Don Bestor and His Orchestra, Frank Parker, Sam Hearn, Louis Sorin. 20:19. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

50884. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. January 6, 1935. Blue Network. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The cast does its own version of, "The Count Of Monte Cristo." Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Don Bestor and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Frank Parker, Sam Hearn, Harry Baldwin (doubles). 22:56. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

1551. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. November 3, 1935. Blue Network. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack gets a haircut and the whole gang does a Hollywood movie skit called, "Open Up 'Dem Goldwyn Gates." The first show of the series with tenor Kenny Baker, who sings, "A Rose In Her Hair." Jack Benny, Kenny Baker, Johnny Green and His Orchestra, Harry Baldwin (doubles), Mary Livingstone, Blanche Stewart (doubles), Don Wilson. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

52. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. January 19, 1936. Blue Network. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack and orchestra leader Johnny Green are arrested for knocking over a telephone pole. Jack does his weekly radio show from jail. Mary is announced as having laryngitis and does not appear. Blanche Stewart appears as Mary's "sister" Mamie. Jack Benny, Johnny Green and His Orchestra, Sam Hearn, Kenny Baker, Don Wilson, Wally Baker, Harry Baldwin, Clarence Muse, Frederick Shields, Blanche Stewart. 28:10. Audio condition: Good. Incomplete.

49891. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. February 9, 1936. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The program originates from New York. Mary gets a phone call from Mama. Jack and the cast do, "Sergeant Benny Of The Northwest Mounted Police." Kenny sings, "Bury Me Not On The Lone Prairie." Part of the final commercial and the system cue have been deleted. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Johnny Green and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Cliff Nazarro, Harry Baldwin (doubles), Benny Rubin (doubles). 29:30. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

49893. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. February 16, 1936. Blue net, WJZ, New York aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O. It's Jack's birthday; he's forty-two! Kenny Baker sings, "Moon Over Miami." Jack Benny, Johnny Green and His Orchestra, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Harry Baldwin, Vi Klein, Benny Rubin, Blanche Stewart (triples). 11:03. Audio condition: Very good. Excerpts.

39857. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. February 23, 1936. Blue Network. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The cast does its version of, "The Eternal Triangle;" "now" and fifty years in the future (1986)! The band plays, "Love In Bloom" during the skit, possibly for the first time on the show. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Johnny Green and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Harry Baldwin, William Edmunds, Sam Hearn, Blanche Stewart (triples). 29:26. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

49900. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. March 8, 1936. Blue net, WJZ, New York aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The cast switches characters and take each others parts in the script. Jack is running the local income tax office. Kenny sings, "Let's Face The Music and Dance." Jack takes Kenny and Mary to the Central Park Zoo. Part of the final commercial and the system cue have been deleted. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Johnny Green and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Benny Rubin, Harry Baldwin, William Edmunds, Benny Rubin (doubles), Blanche Stewart (doubles). 29:30. Audio condition: Good. Incomplete.

49901. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. March 15, 1936. Blue Network. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The program originates from Washington D. C. Jack and the gang meet the French attache at an embassy dinner party in Jack's honor! Jack plays a few bars of, "Love In Bloom" on his violin. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Johnny Green and His Orchestra, Kenny Baker, Harry Baldwin, Dave W. Fess (?), Kathrine Lee, Hugh McIlevey, Georges Metaxa, Blanche Stewart. 18:56. Audio condition: Good. Excerpts.

49894. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. March 22, 1936. Blue net, WBAL, Baltimore origination. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The program originates from Baltimore. The cast does a rube drama titled, "Why Nell Left Home." Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Johnny Green and His Orchestra, Harry Baldwin, Jesse Block, Eve Sully, Dave W. Fess (?), Blanche Stewart. 10:43. Audio condition: Good to very good. Excerpts.

49902. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. March 29, 1936. Blue net, WJZ, New York aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The program originates from New York. A visit from "Fritz Packard," the famous violinist ("Shlepperman"). Kenny sings, "Awake In A Dream." The cast does a modern version of an old fairy tale, "Cinderallen," with Jack as you-know-who. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Johnny Green and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Sam Hearn, Harry Baldwin, Bill Shelley, Blanche Stewart. 29:48. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

39856. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. April 5, 1936. Blue Network. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The cast does, "Clown Hall Tonight," a satire of the Fred Allen Show. Well done! Mary impersonates Portland Hoffa. Kenny sings, "I'll Follow My Secret Heart." Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Johnny Green and His Orchestra, Sam Hearn (triples), John Brown (triples), Blanche Stewart (triples), Ed Beloin (writer, for the first time), Bill Morrow (writer, for the first time). 28:44. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

49903. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. April 12, 1936. Blue net, WJZ, New York aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The program originates from Cleveland. The cast does its own version of Eugene O'Neill's "Ah, Wilderness." Kenny sings, "In The Hills Of Wyoming." Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Johnny Green and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Sam Hearn, Blanche Stewart. 26:44. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

49895. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. April 19, 1936. Blue net, WJZ, New York aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The band starts the program with, "Everything Stops For Tea," but Jack thanks the musicians for playing "Swing, Mr. Charlie." Kenny sings, "Maria, My Own." The story of Jack Benny is presented on his birthday. Jack says he's thirty-nine (for the first time on the air), Don insists that he's really forty-two. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Johnny Green and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Sam Hearn, John Brown, Blanche Stewart (doubles). 11:25. Audio condition: Good. Excerpts.

49904. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. April 26, 1936. Blue net, WJZ, New York aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Jell-O Ice Cream Mix. The program originates from WBZ, Boston. Jack's entrance music is, "Love In Bloom." Kenny Baker sings, "You." Jack hasn't been invited to Johnny's party, but Jack is the only one with a car! The gang goes to a party in Boston harbor, a tea party! A regional commercial for Jell-O Ice Cream Mix is broadcast for WJZ listeners only. Jack Benny, Pat Weaver (substitute announcer), Johnny Green and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Sam Hearn, Harry Baldwin (triples), Blanche Stewart. 29:42. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

49905. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. May 3, 1936. Blue net, WJZ, New York aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Jell-O Ice Cream Mix. The program celebrates Jack's fourth anniversary on the air. Kenny sings, "There's A Small Hotel." Guests are Don Bestor and Frank Parker, who both used to appear as regulars on Jack's shows. The cast does a hillbilly comedy called, "The Code Of The Hills." A regional commercial for Jell-O Ice Cream Mix is broadcast for WJZ listeners only. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Johnny Green and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Don Bestor, Frank Parker, Sam Hearn (doubles), Harry Baldwin, John McGowan, Bill Shelley, Blanche Stewart. 29:48. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

49906. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. May 10, 1936. Blue Network. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Jell-O Ice Cream Mix. The program originates from The Venetian Room of The Book-Cadillac Hotel, Detroit (WXYZ origination), where Jack's stage show isn't going over too well. Kenny sings, "The Touch Of Your Lips." Mary calls her mother on Mother's Day. It's "Motor Day" in Detroit, so Jack goes for a test drive in a new "Synthetic Seven." A regional commercial for Jell-O Ice Cream Mix is broadcast (presumably for WJZ listeners). Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Johnny Green and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Sam Hearn, Harry Baldwin (triples), Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Guy Robertson, Blanche Stewart. 29:32. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

49896. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. May 17, 1936. Blue Network. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The program originates from New York City. Jack admits to being forty-two years old. Kenny sings, "Deep Purple." Jack "flies" out to Hollywood to make, "The Big Broadcast Of 1937." Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Johnny Green and His Orchestra, Kenny Baker, Harry Baldwin (triples), John Brown, Blanche Stewart. 15:49. Audio condition: Good. Excerpts.

49897. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. May 24, 1936. Blue Network. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack is leaving for California tomorrow, from where the show will regularly originate . He visits an Automat on Broadway. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Johnny Green and His Orchestra, Sam Hearn, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), John Brown (triples), Charlie Cantor, Blanche Stewart (triples). 15:46. Audio condition: Very good. Excerpts.

49898. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. June 7, 1936. Blue Network. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack plays, "I Don't Want To Make History" on his violin. He then decides to form his own movie studio, "Bennymount Pictures" and plans to make an Irish movie called, "A Night In Ireland." Guests are Leo Robin and Ralph Rainger, the composers of, "Love In Bloom." Kenny sings, "You Started Me Dreaming." Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Johnny Green and His Orchestra, Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger, Harry Baldwin, Mel Blanc, Pat C. Flick. 15:33. Audio condition: Good. Excerpts.

49907. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. June 14, 1936. Blue net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Jell-O Ice Cream Powder. "Scoop Benny" is a Hollywood reporter, with lots of gossip about the stars. Jack is looking for a script for the first epic to be produced by, "Bennymount Pictures." Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Don Wilson, Johnny Green and His Orchestra, Kenny Baker, Sam Hearn, Harry Baldwin. 20:00. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

34948. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. October 4, 1936. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Mary has had her tonsils removed. The first show of the season, the first show on which Phil Harris appears. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Kenny Baker, Benny Baker (doubles), Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Vi Klein (doubles), Blanche Stewart (quadruples), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:47. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

34949. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. October 11, 1936. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The cast does the first part of their version of, "Anthony Adverse." Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Harry Baldwin (doubles), Joe Cates, Pat C. Flick, Charles Irwin, Blanche Stewart, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 30:00. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

34950. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. October 18, 1936. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The cast does part two of, "Anthony Adverse." Bill Morrow (writer, performer), Blanche Stewart, Babe Marks (Mary's sister), Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Pat C. Flick, Joe Franz, Harry Baldwin, Vi Klein, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Kenny Baker, Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone. 29:59. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

34936. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. October 25, 1936. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The cast plans to perform "Romeo and Juliet," but the president of General Foods objects. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Harry Baldwin (doubles), Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Ben Blue, Blanche Stewart, Bill Morrow (writer). 29:34. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

34937. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. November 1, 1936. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. "Doc Benny's World Renowned Minstrels" wind up doing a blackface, "Romeo and Juliet." Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Harry Baldwin (doubles), Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bill Morrow (writer, performer), Cliff Nazarro (triples), Blanche Stewart (doubles), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:19. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

49899. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. November 8, 1936. Red net. The cast does a drama called, "Girl's Dormitory." Jack Benny, Kenny Baker, Ben Blue, Sam Hearn, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Harry Baldwin (quadruples), Ben Blue, Pat C. Flick, Blanche Stewart, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 8:29. Audio condition: Very good. Excerpt.

47642. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. November 15, 1936. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Kenny Baker's first anniversary on the show. The cast does, "Buck Benny Rides Again." Sam Hearn is heard as "Shlepperman," but he's not called by that name. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Kenny Baker, Sam Hearn, Harry Baldwin, Pat C. Flick, William Royal, Blanche Stewart (doubles), Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 28:16. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

47643. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. November 22, 1936. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Mary reads her poem, "O Thanksgiving." The continuation of "Buck Benny Rides Again" is heard. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Kenny Baker, Harry Baldwin, Ben Blue, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

49908. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. November 29, 1936. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Kenny Baker sings, "I'll Sing You A Thousand Love Songs." The cast does, "Buck Benny Rides Again." Bill Morrow (writer), Blanche Stewart (doubles), Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Kenny Baker, Sam Hearn, Harry Baldwin (doubles), Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Pat C. Flick, Joe Franz. 29:05. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

49909. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. December 6, 1936. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Kenny sings, "Close To My Heart," "Money Ain't Everything," or "Oh Yeah?" Jack cracks up when he announces that he's going to play the part of J. Stuyvesant Schnorer in what turns out to be a continuation of the "Buck Benny" western drama. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Kenny Baker, Mary Livingstone, Harry Baldwin (doubles), Blanche Stewart (doubles), Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:35. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

49910. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. December 13, 1936. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Kenny sings, "Night and Day." The cast does "Buck Benny Rides Again," or "Is His Saddle Red!" Andy Devine appears as a fellow sheriff, possibly his first appearance on the program. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Andy Devine, Harry Baldwin, William Royal, Blanche Stewart (doubles), Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:35. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

54684. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. December 20, 1936. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The cast exchanges Christmas gifts. Jack and Phil Harris end their feud. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Sam Hearn, Andy Devine, Pat C. Flick, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 28:52. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47644. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. December 27, 1936. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Mary reads a letter from her mother. Kenny Baker's voice cracks at the start of his song. The cast does "Buck Benny Rides Again," or "Boy Meets Horse." Mary sings, "Sing, Baby, Sing," and the rest of the cast each does a chorus. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Kenny Baker, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Andy Devine, Harry Baldwin, Blanche Stewart, Bill Morrow (writer), Ed Beloin (writer). 30:42. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47645. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. January 3, 1937. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Mary reads her poem "O, 1937." Kenny Baker sings, "The Sweetheart Waltz," and the cast does "Buck Benny Rides Again." Jack responds to remarks made by Fred Allen on his program of December 30, 1936 after Stuart Canin played, "The Bee." Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Jack Benny, Harry Baldwin, Pat C. Flick (doubles), Blanche Stewart (quadruples), Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer), Phil Harris and His Orchestra. 29:47. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47646. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. January 10, 1937. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The feud with Fred Allen continues. Kenny Baker sings, "The Kashmiri Song." Episode #10 of "Buck Benny Rides Again," with Andy Devine as the sheriff. The program was rebroadcast on "Same Time, Same Station" (see cat. #20197). Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Kenny Baker, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Andy Devine, Benny Baker, Harry Baldwin (doubles), Joe Franz, Blanche Stewart, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:55. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47647. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. January 31, 1937. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Mary reads a letter from her mother. Kenny sings, "Let's Grow Old Together." Phil's "sister" visits. Jack announces that next week, he will play "The Bee," and he dreams about Fred Allen! The Radio Writer's poll has voted Jack "America's Favorite Comedian." Fred Allen is imitated on this program by "Lind" Hayes (Peter Lind Hayes?). The program was rebroadcast on "Same Time, Same Station" (see cat. #20197). Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Peter Lind Hayes, Harry Baldwin (doubles), Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Blanche Stewart, Bill Morrow (writer). 29:55. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

34943. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. February 7, 1937. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The Benny-Allen feud continues as Jack prepares to play "The Bee," but Jack's violin has been stolen! Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Andy Devine, Harry Baldwin (doubles), Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Verna Felton, Joe Franz, Bill Morrow (writer, performer), Blanche Stewart (doubles). 29:11. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47648. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. February 14, 1937. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O. It's Jack's birthday (he's in "the neighborhood" of thirty-five), so Mary reads a poem. The band plays a fine swing arrangement of, "Ridin' High." Kenny sings, "The Lone Prairie." The cast does, "Highlights In The Life Of Fred Allen" (a very short skit!). Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Andy Devine, Ben Bernie (guest), Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bill Morrow (writer, performer). 29:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47649. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. February 21, 1937. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Kenny sings, "When My Dreamboat Comes Home." Chapter twelve of "Buck Benny Rides Again:" "The Capture Of Cactus-Face." The opening is upcut and about two minutes are missing from throughout the program. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Kenny Baker, Mary Livingstone, Harry Baldwin (doubles), Blanche Stewart, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 27:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

47650. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. February 28, 1937. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack has gotten a letter from Mary, who is in New York. Kenny Baker sings, "Beautiful Lady," and brings his girlfriend "Lena" to the show. Jack finally plays "The Bee" (and does it very well!) Pat C. Flick appears as a detective. The cast plans to broadcast next week's show from New York City. Jack Benny, Kenny Baker, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Pat C. Flick, Blanche Stewart, Andy Devine, Don Wilson. 29:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47651. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. March 7, 1937. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The program originates from The Grand Ballroom of The Hotel Waldorf Astoria, New York City. Abe Lyman's first appearance on the show. Kenny Baker sings, "When The Lilacs Bloom Again." Guest is Stuart Canin, the ten-year old violinist who played "The Bee" on the Fred Allen Show. He's interrogated by Jack as the feud picks up speed. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Abe Lyman and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Stuart Canin, Sam Hearn, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:29. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

47652. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. March 14, 1937. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The program originates from The Grand Ballroom of The Hotel Pierre, New York City. "Bing" Shlepperman (Sam Hearn) offers to substitute for Kenny Baker, who's back in California. Mary sings! Jack sings the Jell-O commercial, interrupted by guest Fred Allen. Jack and Fred start an argument and wind up reminiscing about their days in Vaudeville, and they then sing a duet. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Abe Lyman and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Sam Hearn, Fred Allen, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47653. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. March 21, 1937. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The program originates from The Grand Ballroom of the Hotel Pierre, New York City. The mayor of Waukegan, Illinois visits. The cast dramatizes a day in the life of young Jackie Benny. Sam Hearn appears as "Shlepperman." Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Abe Lyman and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Sam Hearn, Mancel Talcott (mayor), Harry Baldwin, Mary Kelly, Junior O'Day, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:58. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47654. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. March 28, 1937. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack is taking a cross-country train trip back to Los Angeles. This is Rochester's first appearance on the program (as a Pullman porter who first line is, "Yes, Mr. Bunny"). Kenny Baker sings, "Trust Me" (and hits a sour note!). Eddie Anderson, Andy Devine, Kenny Baker, Harry Baldwin, Pat C. Flick, Joe Franz (triples), John Gibson, Hilliard Marks, William Royal (doubles), Blanche Stewart, Jack Benny, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer), Don Wilson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Verna Felton, Mary Livingstone. 30:02. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

34944. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. April 4, 1937. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack decides to take up gardening. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Andy Devine, Kenny Baker, Blanche Stewart (doubles), Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 30:12. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47655. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. April 11, 1937. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Mary reads a letter from Mama. Kenny Baker sings, "Moonlight and Roses." Guests George Burns and Gracie Allen appear to plug their new show for Grape Nuts which is just starting. Another "Buck Benny Rides Again" episode: "Ready, Willing, and Lame." Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, George Burns, Gracie Allen, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:52. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47656. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. April 18, 1937. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Jell-O Ice Cream Powder. Kenny Baker sings, "Will You Remember" (from "Sweethearts"). Jack is his own guest star. The cast does an English drawing room drama called, "Lady Millicent's Husband" or "Tea For Too Many." Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Andy Devine, Kenny Baker, Pat C. Flick (doubles), Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:43. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47657. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. April 25, 1937. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Jell-O Ice Cream Powder. The cast performs, "In The Spring, Tra La..." (which never really gets performed). Guests on the program are the team of "Block and Sully." Andy Devine, Don Wilson, Eve Sully, Jack Benny, Jesse Block, Kenny Baker, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Harry Baldwin, Cliff Nazarro, Blanche Stewart, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

53202. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. May 2, 1937. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Jell-O Ice Cream Powder. On Jack's fifth anniversary in radio, he recalls his first radio broadcast. "Buck Benny Rides Again." Eddie Anderson appears as a waiter named "Pierre," not "Rochester." Mary and Andy sing a duet! Don and Jack sing a duet too! Bill Morrow (writer, performer), Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Andy Devine, Eddie Anderson, Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Harry Baldwin (doubles), Ed Beloin (writer, performer), John Gibson. 29:53. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

53203. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. May 9, 1937. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Jell-O Ice Cream Powder. A Mother's Day program. The cast does a schoolroom drama titled, "The Bump On Teacher's Head." Hilliard Marks, Blanche Stewart (triples), Pat C. Flick, Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Andy Devine, Harry Baldwin (doubles), Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:21. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

53204. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. May 16, 1937. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Jell-O Ice Cream Powder. Jack is thinking about his summer vacation. The cast does its version of, "Ah, Wilderness." Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Andy Devine, Blanche Stewart (as a rooster), Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:22. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

53205. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. May 23, 1937. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jello, Jello Ice Cream Powder. Jack is out sick and doesn't appear on the show. The first tune is "You Are My Love" (co-written by Kenny Baker). Don Wilson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Kenny Baker, Trudy Wood. 26:40. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Apparently complete.

22682. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. May 30, 1937. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Jell-O Ice Cream Powder. Jack is back after being out sick the week before. The cast does, "Death At Midnight." Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Kenny Baker, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Harry Baldwin, Bill Morrow (writer, performer), Blanche Stewart (doubles), Ed Beloin (writer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

47658. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. June 6, 1937. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Jell-O Ice Cream Powder. Jack has lost the watch that Phil gave him. Rochester claims the reward offered for it. The cast does the second part of, "Death At Midnight." Kenny Baker, Eddie Anderson, Wally Baker, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bill Morrow (writer, performer), Blanche Stewart (doubles), Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra. 29:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47659. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. June 13, 1937. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Jell-O Ice Cream Powder. Kenny Baker sings, "I Know Now." Mary the movie star! Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Kenny Baker, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Andy Devine, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer: doubles), John Gibson, Russell Hicks, Bill Morrow (writer, performer: doubles), Blanche Stewart (doubles). 30:24. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47660. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. June 20, 1937. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Jell-O Ice Cream Powder. Kenny sings, "Never In A Million Years." The show visits the set with Jack as he films, "Artists and Models." Rochester appears as Jack's valet for the first time. Andy Devine, Charles Winninger, Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Kenny Baker, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Robert Emmett Kean, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer: doubles), Bill Morrow (writer, performer), Frank Nelson, Blanche Stewart, Charles Winninger. 29:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47661. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. June 27, 1937. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Jell-O Ice Cream Powder. Jack is nostalgic on the last show of the season. Mary sings, "The Love Bug'll Get You If You Don't Watch Out." Guest Johnny Green plays his composition "Body and Soul" on the piano. Jack accompanies him on the violin. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Kenny Baker, Mary Livingstone, Andy Devine, Johnny Green, Bill Morrow (writer), Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer). 29:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47662. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. October 3, 1937. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The first show of the season. Mary reads her poem about Paris. Guest Abe Lyman threatens Jack if he doesn't hire his band. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Abe Lyman, Andy Devine, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47663. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. October 10, 1937. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Kenny sings, "Whispers In The Dark." Abe Lyman returns with more threats. The system cue refers to "The National Broadcasting Company" and not just "The Red Network of The National Broadcasting Company." Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Andy Devine, Sam Hearn, Abe Lyman, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:32. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47664. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. October 24, 1937. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack has purchased a new car...a Maxwell! This is first mention of Jack's famous vehicle. Kenny sings, "That Old Feeling." The cast does its version of, "Wife, Doctor and Nurse." Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Andy Devine, Sam Hearn, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:44. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47665. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. October 31, 1937. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Kenny sings, "Rosita." Jack drives the gang out to visit Andy's farm in his new Maxwell for a Halloween Barn Party. The Maxwell is actually heard for the first time. Mary sings, "Have You Got Any Castles?" and she's joined by the rest of the cast. Jack even plays a chorus on his violin! Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Andy Devine, Harry Baldwin, Sam Hearn, Blanche Stewart (triples, including a pig and a dog), Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47666. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. November 7, 1937. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Kenny sings, "Roses In December." Mary reads a letter from Mama. Buck Benny Rides Again (and runs for re-election)! Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Kenny Baker, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Eddie Anderson, Sam Hearn, Joe Franz, Blanche Stewart, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47667. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. November 21, 1937. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The cast does its version of "Lost Horizon" with "Shlepperman" as the High Lama! Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Andy Devine, Sam Hearn, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), John Brown (?), Fred MacKaye, Blanche Stewart, Bill Morrow (wrtier). 24:58. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

47668. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. November 28, 1937. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Kenny sings, "Moon Of Manakura." Phil sings a vocal during the band number. The cast is supposed to do "The Private Life Of A Bumble Bee," but never gets around to doing it. Shlepperman tries to convince his brother-in-law to buy the Maxwell. Ed Beloin (writer, performer: doubles), Pinto Colvig (as the Maxwell), Pat C. Flick, Edward Marr, Bill Morrow (wrtier), Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Kenny Baker, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Sam Hearn, Harry Baldwin. 29:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47669. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. December 5, 1937. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Kenny sings, "Blossoms On Broadway." The cast does a gridiron drama called, "The Big Game," with Jack playing two different parts. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Andy Devine, Harry Baldwin (doubles), John Brown (?), Hilliard Marks, Edward Marr (doubles), Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:37. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47670. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. December 12, 1937. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Mary reads a letter from Mama. Kenny sings, "Am I In Love?" Rochester appears as an elevator operator. Shlepperman as a singing Santa Claus, is joined in song by the rest of the cast. Jack and Mary go Christmas shopping in a department store (the start of a December tradition). Andy Devine, Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Kenny Baker, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Eddie Anderson, Sam Hearn, Elvia Allman (quadruples), Harry Baldwin (doubles), Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bea Benaderet, Frank Nelson (as two different floorwalkers), Blanche Stewart (triples), Bill Morrow (writer), Sidney Miller. 29:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47671. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. December 19, 1937. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Kenny sings, "Once In A While." The cast does its version of, "Little Red Riding Hood," with Andy Devine as Grandma! Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Andy Devine, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Blanche Stewart, Bill Morrow (writer). 29:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

2529. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. January 2, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack is still recovering from a blind date with Dolores Del Schmutz that was something of a disaster. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Kenny Baker, Mary Livingstone, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer), Harry Baldwin, William Royal, Blanche Stewart. 29:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

2530. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. January 9, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The program originates from San Francisco. Jack plans to take the whole cast to a Chinese dinner. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Kenny Baker, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bill Morrow (writer), Sam Hearn, Carl Kroenke, Blanche Stewart. 29:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

2531. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. January 16, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack and Mary are driving in the Maxwell. The cast looks into the future to see what the show will sound like in forty years. Andy Devine, Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Kenny Baker, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer: doubles), Bill Morrow (writer, performer), Melville Ruick (doubles), Blanche Stewart, Ward Wilson. 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

2532. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. January 23, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The gang does a newspaper drama called, "Behind The Front Page," or "Scoop, Benny, Scoop." Jack Benny, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer), Kenny Baker, Harry Baldwin (doubles), Blanche Stewart. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

34938. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. January 30, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The cast does its own version of "Hurricane," a romance of the South Seas. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Andy Devine, Harry Baldwin, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Sam Hearn, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

22683. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. February 6, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Mary reads a letter from Mama. At the racetrack, Jack meets the tout (played by Harry Baldwin, not Sheldon Leonard) and almost wins on a long shot! Jack Benny, Kenny Baker, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin (doubles), Ed Beloin (writer, performer: quadruples), Hilliard Marks, Bill Morrow (writer, performer), Frank Nelson, Blanche Stewart (doubles). 29:37. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

34945. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. February 13, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Guest Robert Taylor shows Jack how to play a love scene...and kisses Mary! Jack and Robert Taylor play a violin-cello duet! Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Robert Taylor, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:47. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

34946. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. February 20, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The cast does a naval drama titled, "Submarine D-1." Jack would use this script again in 1941 on, "Tenth Anniversary Salute To Movie Radio Guide" (see cat. #96146). Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Kenny Baker, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Eddie Anderson, Sam Hearn, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bill Morrow (writer, performer). 29:14. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47672. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. February 27, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Kenny sings, "Thanks For The Memory." The conclusion of, "Submarine D-1." A drama of a fighting sub! "Rochester" is referred to as "Rochester Van Jones" for the first time. Andy Devine, Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Kenny Baker, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin, Blanche Stewart (doubles), Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47673. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. March 6, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Don Wilson celebrates his fifteenth anniversary in radio. Mary reads a poem in honor of Don. Phil sings a number with the band. Jack announces that he's going to play, "Thanks For The Memory," so Leo Robin and Ralph Rainger (the composers of "Thanks For The Memory" and "Love In Bloom") appear as guests to pay off Jack not to play it. Jack plays it anyway, and does quite well! Cliff Nazarro double talks. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger, Cliff Nazarro, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:31. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47674. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. March 13, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The cast does "Death In The Nightclub" or "Sally, Irene and Murder." Kenny sings, "Sweet As A Song." Sam Hearn appears as "Judge Shlepperman." Cliff Nazarro double talks. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Kenny Baker, Andy Devine, Sam Hearn, Cliff Nazarro, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bill Morrow (writer), Joe Franz. 30:02. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47675. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. March 20, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack is preparing for a trip to New York. Andy Devine, Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Kenny Baker, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Eddie Anderson, Sam Hearn, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

8483. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. March 27, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The program originates from Radio City, New York. It's Benny vs. Allen once again. Kate Smith belts out a great, "This Time It's Real." Ripley gathers facts for a "Believe It Or Not" about Jack. Jack Benny, Harry Von Zell (announcer), Eddie Anderson, Kate Smith, Abe Lyman and His Orchestra, Fred Allen, Robert Ripley, Harry Baldwin, John Brown, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

8484. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. April 3, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack has returned home from New York to find that no one listened to his show while he was gone. Andy Devine, Don Wilson, George Jessel, Jack Benny, Kenny Baker, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Eddie Anderson, Sam Hearn, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bill Morrow (performer), Blanche Stewart. 29:46. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47676. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. April 10, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The cast does its version of, "A Yank At Oxford." Jack's new house in Beverly Hills is under construction. Cliff Nazarro double talks. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Cliff Nazarro (doubles), Charley Bagby, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bill Morrow (writer, performer), Frank Remley, Blanche Stewart (doubles). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47677. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. April 17, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Kenny Baker sings, "Donkey Serenade." Jack and the gang go to the circus. Andy Devine, Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Kenny Baker, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Eddie Anderson, Matty Matlock, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer: doubles), Joe Franz, Sam Hearn, Cliff Nazarro, Blanche Stewart, Bill Morrow (writer). 29:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47678. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. April 24, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The cast does its version of, "Snow White and The Seven Gangsters." Shlepperman is cast as "Prince Charming!" Kenny sings, "Our Song." Mary sings a duet with Shlepperman called, "Some Day My Prince Will Come!" The cast does a very clever parody of the Disney cartoon. Mary gets a long laugh when a birdie gives her a Bronx cheer. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Andy Devine, Sam Hearn, Wally Baker, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer: doubles), Bill Morrow (writer), Blanche Stewart. 29:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47679. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. May 1, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Kenny Baker sings, "Love Walked Right In." Jack checks up on his new house, which is still being built. A similar routine was subsequently used on the program of February 15, 1948 (see cat. #50498 and #92586). Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Kenny Baker, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer: doubles), Bill Morrow (writer, performer), Frank Nelson, Blanche Stewart (as a dog). 29:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47680. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. May 8, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Mary makes a Mother's Day call to Mama. Kenny Baker sings, "Lost and Found." Don sings the commercial to the tune of, "Mother." The mayor of Waukegan pays a visit to the show, and plays a part in a domestic drama/comedy. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Mancel Talcott (doubles), Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

59370. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. May 15, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Jell-O Freezing Mix. Jack has bought a race horse! The cast does, "Murder In The Library" or "Book Marks The Spot." Don Wilson mis-pronounces the name of the product during the final commercial! Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Andy Devine, Sam Hearn, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bill Morrow (writer), Cliff Nazarro. 29:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

59514. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. May 22, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Jell-O Freezing Mix. The cast the first part of its version of, "The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer." Tom starts out for school. Don Wilson sounds as if he's making up part of one of the commercials as he goes along, possibly for local cutaway. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Andy Devine, Verna Felton, Peter Lind Hayes (as Fred Allen), Blanche Stewart, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

59515. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. May 29, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Jell-O Freezing Mix. The cast does part two of its version of, "The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer." Jack plays two parts! Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Kenny Baker, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Eddie Anderson, Andy Devine, Harry Baldwin (as "Scarlet No-Haira"), Cliff Nazarro, Cliff Nazarro (triples), Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Baldwin (writer). 29:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

59510. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. June 5, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Jell-O Freezing Mix. The cast does chapter three of, "The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer." Tom and Becky become lost in Indian Caverns. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Kenny Baker, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer: doubles), Bill Morrow (writer), Pinto Colvig, Verna Felton, Blanche Stewart (doubles). 29:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

59511. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. June 12, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Jell-O Freezing Mix. Guests Joan Bennett and director Mitchell Leisen visit Jack in his dressing room on his first day on the set of, "Artists and Models." Eddie Anderson, Kenny Baker, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Joan Bennett, Mitchell Leisen, Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer: doubles), Bill Morrow (writer, performer). 29:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

59508. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. June 19, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Jell-O Freezing Mix. Kenny Baker's last show of the season, he's leaving for England to star in a filmed version of, "The Mikado." The cast does, "Back Home In Indiana" or, "Clem Benny Rides Again." Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Andy Devine, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

59509. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. June 26, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Jell-O Freezing Mix. Mary reads a farewell poem on the last show of the season. Phil sings (in Kenny's absence). Mary sings, "Says My Heart." Jack invites the gang to The Trocadero when Swing Hi (his Chinese cook) refuses to cook for the cast. Guest Dave Elman describes his show, "Hobby Lobby," which will replace Jack's show for the summer. Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Andy Devine, Eddie Anderson, Bill Morrow (writer), Ed Beloin (writer), Dave Elman, Cliff Nazarro, Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Harry Baldwin, William Royal. 29:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

59695. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. October 2, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The first show of the season. The cast previews highlights from, "Yellowjack." Don Wilson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Kenny Baker, Verna Felton, Mary Livingstone, Eddie Anderson, Jack Benny, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bill Morrow (writer, performer), Verna Felton, Blanche Stewart (doubles). 29:34. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

59696. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. October 9, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The cast performs its version of, "Yellowjack." Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Kenny Baker, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Eddie Anderson, Cliff Nazarro, Pinto Colvig, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bill Morrow (writer), Frank Nelson, Blanche Stewart. 29:24. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

59693. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. October 16, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The last Jack Benny show originating from the old NBC Hollywood studios. The moving men are taking out the furniture...while Jack is still on the air! Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Kenny Baker, Andy Devine, Eddie Anderson, Don Wilson, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Elliott Lewis, Bill Morrow (writer). 29:27. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

59694. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. October 23, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The first Jack Benny show originating from the new NBC studios at Sunset and Vine. The cast does its version of, "Algiers." Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Kenny Baker, Andy Devine, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin (doubles), Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bea Benaderet, Cliff Nazarro, Blanche Stewart (doubles), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:30. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

51569. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. October 30, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack is throwing a Halloween party for the gang. Rochester's "brother" "September" helps out. Phil sings, "What Have You Got That Gets Me." Mary and Andy Devine join in the song, then Jack and Don join in! Phil brings the beautiful Barbara Whitney to the party. Andy Devine, Barbara Whitney, Don Wilson, Jack Benny, James Basquette, Kenny Baker, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Eddie Anderson, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:30. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

51570. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. November 6, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The cast does its version of, "The Crowd Roars." "Killer Benny" fights "Kid Baker, The Glendale Assassin." Cliff Nazarro double talks the instructions as the referee. There's a noticeable sour note heard during the last Jell-O fanfare. Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Cliff Nazarro, Cliff Arquette, Harry Baldwin, Joe Franz, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:35. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

51571. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. November 13, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack's been elected to the office of Beverly Hills dog catcher! Jack and Phil argue about Barbara Whitney, then Jack goes to a fortune teller. Bea Benaderet, Don Wilson, Frank Nelson, Jack Benny, Kenny Baker, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Eddie Anderson, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Frank Nelson (doubles), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:38. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

51572. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. November 20, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The cast does its version of, "Too Hot To Handle," a jungle adventure. Jack tries to get another date with Barbara Whitney. Cliff Nazarro double talks. Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Cliff Nazarro, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Blanche Stewart, Bill Morrow (writer). 29:37. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

2533. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. November 27, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack has a cold. The cast does a football drama called, "Hold That Line," or "One Moment Please." The band plays a hot, "Girlfriend Of The Whirling Dervish." Mary blows her last line in the show. Jack Benny, Frank Nelson, Don Wilson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Kenny Baker, Mary Livingstone, Eddie Anderson, Ed Beloin (writer, performer: doubles), Frank Nelson, Bill Morrow (writer). 29:33. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

2534. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. December 4, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The program originates from New York City (Jack was actually being accused of smuggling at the time). The cast does, "Murder At The Movies." Jack mentions Fred Allen and the feud continues. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Kenny Baker, John Brown, Peter Van Steeden and His Orchestra (borrowed from "The Fred Allen Show"), Erik Rolf (?), Harry Baldwin, Bill Morrow (writer, performer), Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Mary Kelly. 29:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

2535. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. December 11, 1938. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack refuses to buy an overcoat, even though the program is originating from New York City. Jack mentions Fred Allen during the show and the feud continues. Jack and Mary go Christmas shopping in a New York department store. Phil sings, "I've Got A Pocketful Of Dreams." Kenny Baker was a witness in the real-life smuggling case against Jack. Mary Livingstone, Don Wilson, Phil Harris, Eddie Anderson, John Brown, Peter Van Steeden and His Orchestra (borrowed from "The Fred Allen Show"), Jack Benny, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer: triples), John Brown, Charlie Cantor, Mary Kelly, Bill Morrow (writer, performer). 29:31. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

52576. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. December 18, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The cast is taking the train from Chicago back to Hollywood. Andy Devine, Don Wilson, Frank Nelson, Jack Benny, Kenny Baker, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Eddie Anderson, Melville Ruick (announcer at the program opening, performer), Erik Rolf (?), Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bill Morrow (writer), Joe Franz, Frank Nelson, Blanche Stewart. 29:37. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

52922. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. December 25, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack throws a Christmas party and trims the tree. Andy Devine, Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Joan Bennett (guest), Kenny Baker, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:26. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

52923. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. January 1, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack blows his lines six minutes into the program and stops the show. Mary reads a New Year's poem. The show features the first performance of, "The New Tenant," which was to become an annual New Year's fantasy. Andy Devine, Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Kenny Baker, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Eddie Anderson, Billy Gray (?), Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:10. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

42707. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. January 8, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The cast does, "Snow White and The Seven Gangsters," a funny satire of the Disney movie. Jack appeared on, "The Gulf Screen Guild Theatre" which started right after this show. He left the studio before the show ended and Mary concludes the broadcast. Jack Benny ("Doc"), Don Wilson ("Happy"), Phil Harris and His Orchestra ("Sleepy"), Mary Livingstone ("Snow White"), Kenny Baker ("Dopey"), Andy Devine ("Prince Charming"), Cliff Nazarro ("Bashful"), Harry Baldwin ("Prince Charming"), Ed Beloin (writer, performer: doubles "Sneezy"), Bill Morrow (writer, performer: "Grumpy"), Blanche Stewart ("Agatha Witch"). 29:28. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

52924. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. January 15, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The gang has lunch at the drugstore, with unkind words for Fred Allen on the menu. Kenny Baker mis-reads a line and stops the show! Phil calls Jack "Jackson" for the first time on the air. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bill Morrow (writer), Frank Nelson (opening announcer, performer), Blanche Stewart. 29:30. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

52920. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. January 22, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack recalls how he saved Fred Allen's life in Altoona, Pennsylvania. Fred Allen is impersonated. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Andy Devine, Frank Nelson, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer: doubles), Peter Lind Hayes (as Fred Allen), Frank Nelson, Blanche Stewart (doubles), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:31. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

52921. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. January 29, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack is in training for a possible fight with Fred Allen. He visits Andy's farm to train for the big match. Andy Devine, Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Kenny Baker, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bill Morrow (writer), Blanche Stewart. 29:33. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

53029. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. February 5, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack has challenged Fred Allen to a fight, and has hired a bodyguard...who turns out to be a holdup man! Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Kenny Baker, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Eddie Anderson, Wally Baker, Ed Beloin (writer, performer: doubles), Bill Morrow (writer), Bea Benaderet, Elliott Lewis, Blanche Stewart (doubles). 29:27. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

53030. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. February 12, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Mary reads her poem about Jack's birthday. Jack has received a polar bear as a birthday present! (This is the first mention of "Carmichael The Bear" as he would later come to be called). The cast does, "Love Finds Annie Hardy," or "It's About Time." Cliff Nazarro, Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Kenny Baker, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bill Morrow (writer), Cliff Nazarro, Blanche Stewart (doubles). 29:31. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

39859. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. February 19, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The band plays a hot arrangement of, "Hold Tight." Jack is sure he'll win an Academy Award. "Carmichael the Bear" appears for the first time. The program features a preview of, "Jesse James" and a nasty crack about Fred Allen. Andy Devine, Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Kenny Baker, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Eddie Anderson, Ed Beloin (writer, performer: doubles), Bill Morrow (writer), Blanche Stewart. 29:28. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

39860. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. February 26, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The cast does its version of, "Jesse James." Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Verna Felton, Andy Devine, Ed Beloin (writer, performer: doubles), Verna Felton, Bill Morrow (writer). 29:16. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

34965. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. March 5, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The cast continues its version of, "Jesse James." Andy Devine, Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Kenny Baker, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bill Morrow (writer), Peter Lind Hayes (doubles, imitates Fred Allen), Blanche Stewart (doubles). 29:58. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

34966. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. March 12, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Carmichael the Bear develops a cold on Don Wilson's sixteenth anniversary on radio. A few seconds are missing for disc turnover. Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Kenny Baker, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Eddie Anderson, Mel Blanc (as "Carmichael"), Elliott Lewis, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

34967. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. March 19, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack and Carmichael (the polar bear) are both in bed with a cold. Don Wilson, Frank Nelson, Jack Benny, Kenny Baker, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Eddie Anderson, Mel Blanc, Blanche Stewart, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:21. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

34968. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. March 26, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The cast does a "hotel mystery" which includes several swipes at Fred Allen. The guest is Ed Sullivan, on whose show, Jack made his first appearance on radio. Part of the first commercial has been deleted. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Ed Sullivan, Harry Baldwin, Elliott Lewis, Blanche Stewart (doubles), Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:27. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

47681. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. April 9, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Kenny sings, "I'm Building A Sailboat Of Dreams." The cast does a nursing drama called, "Four Girls In White." The patient turns out to be Shlepperman! Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Kenny Baker, Sam Hearn, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer: doubles), Bill Morrow (writer), Blanche Stewart (doubles). 29:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47682. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. April 16, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Kenny sings, "Heaven Can Wait." Jack has just returned from Palm Springs, sporting a new tan. Rochester, Jack, and Mary drive the Maxwell to Paramount Studios to complain about Jack's part in, "Man About Town." Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Kenny Baker, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin, Blanche Stewart, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47683. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. April 23, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Kenny sings, "Strange Enchantment." The gang visits Jack in his dressing room on the set of, "Man About Town." Mark Sandrich is played by Russell Hicks. Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Kenny Baker, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Eddie Anderson, Russell Hicks, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bill Morrow (writer), Blanche Stewart. 29:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47684. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. April 30, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The program celebrates Jack's seventh anniversary in radio (actually, it's really his seventh anniversary as the star of his own program). Kenny sings, "Our Love." A visit to "Shlepperman's Hawaiian Night Club." Shlepperman and Mary do a duet to, "A Little Grass Shack In Hawaii." Jack plays, "Love In Bloom." Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Sam Hearn, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bill Morrow (writer, performer), Edward Marr, Blanche Stewart. 29:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47685. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. May 7, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Kenny sings, "Penny Serenade." The cast does a Kentucky Derby drama titled, "Weather Clear, Track Fast." Shlepperman appears as an "Arabian" horse out of "Gefilte Girl," by "Bagel Boy." Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Andy Devine, Sam Hearn, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bill Morrow (writer), Frank Nelson, Blanche Stewart. 29:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47686. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. May 14, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Kenny sings, "For My Mother." The cast does its version of, "Gunga Din." Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Kenny Baker, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bill Morrow (writer), Blanche Stewart. 29:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47687. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. May 21, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Kenny sings, "Little Skipper." The cast does part two (the conclusion) of, "Gunga Din." Mary reads a letter from Mama. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47688. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. May 28, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Kenny sings, "Melancholy Moon." The cast does its version of, "Alexander Graham Bell." Phil sings, "Snug As A Bug In A Rug." Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Kenny Baker, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Eddie Anderson, Sam Hearn, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bill Morrow (writer), Blanche Stewart (doubles). 29:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

60020. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. June 4, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The cast tries to convince Jack that he's as good an actor as Paul Muni. The cast previews next week's play, "The Hound Of The Baskervilles." Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Kenny Baker, Andy Devine, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin, Leo Cleary, Blanche Stewart (doubles), Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:34. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

60021. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. June 11, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The cast does, "The Hound Of The Baskervilles." Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Kenny Baker, Andy Devine, Cliff Nazarro, Frank Nelson, Blanche Stewart (doubles), Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

22684. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. June 18, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The cast does down to the railroad station to leave for Waukegan. Carmichael the bear is going along too! The last program on which Kenny Baker appears. Andy Devine, Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Kenny Baker, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bill Morrow (writer), Cliff Nazarro, Frank Nelson, Blanche Stewart. 29:18. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

59737. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. June 25, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The last show of the season. The program originates from the Genesee Theatre, Waukegan, Illinois. The world premier of "Man About Town" is scheduled to take place right after the broadcast. Phil and Mary sing a duet to, "The Lady's In Love With You." Jack plays "Glow-Worm" on the violin. Jack announces that "The Aldrich Family" will premier in his time slot next week. The system cue has been deleted. Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Andy Devine, Eddie Anderson, Bill Morrow (writer), Ed Beloin (writer), Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Harry Baldwin, Mancel Talcott (Mayor of Waukegan). 29:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

59739. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. October 8, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Jell-O Chocolate Pudding. The first show of the season, the first appearance of Dennis Day. Jack's car is referred to as a 1920 Maxwell. Dennis' first song is, "Goodnight My Beautiful." Mary blows the last line of the show! Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Eddie Anderson, Mary Livingstone, Dennis Day, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Verna Felton, Harry Baldwin, Blanche Stewart, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:34. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

59740. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. October 15, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The gang reads the critics' reviews of the season's opening program. Dennis' mother has her own idea about running the show. Rochester reports Carmichael the bear has a toothache. Highlights of next week's skit, "Stanley and Livingstone" are presented. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Andy Devine, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Dennis Day, Verna Felton, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:43. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

59741. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. October 22, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Jell-O Pudding. Guest Kay Kyser tries to identify the cigarette case he left in the studio. The cast does its version of, "Stanley and Livingstone." Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Dennis Day, Verna Felton, Kay Kyser, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Wayne Songer, Bill Morrow (writer). 29:39. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

59742. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. October 29, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Don Wilson stumbles twice during the opening Jell-O commercial. Jack is throwing a Halloween masquerade party. He's going dressed as Romeo. Phil and Mary sing, "Make With The Kisses." Jack and Don join in (at which point the song becomes a Jell-O commercial). Eddie Anderson, Mary Livingstone, Verna Felton, Dennis Day, Andy Devine, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mel Blanc, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:39. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

22685. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. November 5, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The cast does their version of, "The Women," with the entire cast in vocal drag! Andy Devine, Dennis Day, Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin, Blanche Stewart, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

59906. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. November 12, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack has a toothache, so he consults with Dr. Frank Nelson, a painless (?) dentist. When Dr. Nelson gives him gas, Jack has a most unusual dream. He dreams that he's become Carmichael the bear, and even Fred Allen haunts him (Fred is impersonated by Peter Lind Hayes)! Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Frank Nelson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Dennis Day, Verna Felton, Eddie Anderson, Peter Lind Hayes, Mary Kelly, Blanche Stewart, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

59907. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. November 19, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Mary Livingstone reads a Thanksgiving-Day poem. Jack is planning a Thanksgiving party for his friends...with an ostrich! Don seems to have trouble reading the final commercial. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Dennis Day, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Verna Felton, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

59910. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. November 26, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack reads the newspaper account of his Thanksgiving dinner. The band swings out on, "South Of The Border." Jack goes duck hunting with Andy. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Dennis Day, Eddie Anderson, Andy Devine, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

59911. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. December 3, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The cast does the first part of a football drama, "Murder On The Gridiron," or "Who Killed Dynamite Dugan?" Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Dennis Day, Verna Felton, Harry Baldwin, Elliott Lewis, Frank Nelson, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

59912. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. December 10, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The cast does the conclusion of, "Murder On The Gridiron" ("The Murder Of Dynamite Dugan"). Mary reads a letter from Mama. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Dennis Day, Eddie Anderson, Ed Beloin (writer, performer: doubles), Cliff Nazarro, Bill Morrow (writer). 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

59913. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. December 17, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack is about to make another movie, this one is to be called, "Buck Benny Rides Again." Jack and Mary go Christmas shopping and almost buy a watch for Don. The same script was later used on the Jack Benny TV show. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Dennis Day, Eddie Anderson, Ed Beloin (writer, performer: doubles), Mary Kelly, Elliott Lewis, Blanche Stewart, Lurene Tuttle, Bill Morrow (writer). 29:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

59688. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. December 24, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The program starts with a very clever parody of, "The Night Before Christmas" as a Jell-O commercial. Jack is holding an open house for his friends. As Jack's pet ostrich runs through the house, Jack gets the bad news that his next movie will co-star Fred Allen! Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Eddie Anderson, Mary Livingstone, Dennis Day, Verna Felton, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Andy Devine, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Mel Blanc, Bill Morrow (writer). 29:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

59689. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. December 31, 1939. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack's girlfriend, Gladys Zybysko (heard for the first time), stands him up for their New Year's date. The show has a strangely bittersweet ending. A similar script was used on the program of January 1, 1950 (see cat. #106537). Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Dennis Day, Andy Devine, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Edward Marr (doubles), Benny Rubin (doubles), Blanche Stewart, Bill Morrow (writer). 29:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

59690. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. January 7, 1940. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack has won $50 from Phil on a Rose Bowl bet. Guest Barbara Stanwyck visits Jack's house to rehearse a scene from, "Golden Boy." Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Dennis Day, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Barbara Stanwyck, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Mary Kelly, Blanche Stewart, Mort Werner, Bill Morrow (writer). 29:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

39858. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. January 14, 1940. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack tries to get his friends to vote for his girlfriend Gladys Zybysko in the "Miss Vine Street" contest. The cast does its version of, "Intermezzo." Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Dennis Day, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Mary Kelly, Bill Morrow (writer). 29:32. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

59691. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. January 21, 1940. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack is trying to get Gladys Zybysko on the phone. Plans are made for next week's show in Oakland. Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Dennis Day, Eddie Anderson, Sara Berner, Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Elliott Lewis, Bill Morrow (writer, performer). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

59692. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. January 28, 1940. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The program originates from the Oakland Civic Auditorium; a benefit performance for The March Of Dimes. Jack recounts his adventures driving to Oakland in his (1923) Maxwell. The cast does, "Murder On The Bay Bridge," a mystery drama. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Dennis Day, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer:triples), Blanche Stewart, Bill Morrow (writer). 29:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

59789. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. February 4, 1940. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack and the gang are planning a trip to Yosemite for the winter sports. Jack Benny, Eddie Anderson, Don Wilson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Dennis Day, Mary Livingstone, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Mary Kelly, Hilliard Marks, Blanche Stewart (doubles), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:23. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

59914. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. February 11, 1940. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack and his friends continue onward to Yosemite National Park. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Eddie Anderson, Dennis Day, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bud Hiestand, Elliott Lewis, A. Purvis Pullen (?), Blanche Stewart, Bill Morrow (writer). 29:33. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

59915. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. February 18, 1940. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack and his friends go skiing at Yosemite National Park. Jack's first downhill run ends in disaster. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Dennis Day, Mary Livingstone, Eddie Anderson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bud Hiestand, Mary Kelly, Frank Nelson, Blanche Stewart, Bill Morrow (writer). 29:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

59916. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. February 25, 1940. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack is in bed on his birthday, recovering from his skiing accident. Jack gets a singing telegram, a routine that would be used again on February 15, 1948 (see cat. #86743). Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Eddie Anderson, Mary Livingstone, Dennis Day, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Frank Nelson, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Mary Kelly, Hilliard Marks, Bill Morrow (writer, performer), Frank Nelson, The Sportsmen (?), Blanche Stewart (doubles). 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

59917. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. March 3, 1940. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack has lost six races in a row at Santa Anita. Guest Gracie Allen appears to campaign for the presidency. Eddie Anderson, Gracie Allen, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Dennis Day, Andy Devine, Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bill Morrow (writer, performer). 29:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

59918. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. March 10, 1940. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack announces that it's Don Wilson's seventeenth anniversary in radio. The cast does, "Mr. Benny Goes To Washington." Jack throws a music cue by saying, "Take it, Mr. Merrick," indicating that Phil Harris is possibly, by this time, not the actual leader of the band. It's not known exactly when the nominal band leader on the show became a comedian only, with the music lead by others. Since Merrick was associated with Jack Benny at least through 1959, it is assumed that he conducts the band on the show from here on. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Dennis Day, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer: doubles), Bill Morrow (writer, performer: doubles), Cliff Nazarro, Frank Nelson (narrator), Blanche Stewart (as Eleanor Roosevelt), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

59657. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. March 17, 1940. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack gets dramatic coaching from guest Orson Welles, starting with a performance of, "The Hunchback Of Notre Dame." Mary is out sick. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris, Dennis Day, Orson Welles, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Jack Mather (?), Anne Stone, Bill Morrow (writer), Benny Rubin, Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

59658. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. March 24, 1940. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Phil and Mary sing a duet, Dennis doesn't sing. The cast does a dramatized Jell-O commercial and a preview of next week's "Pinocchio" skit. Jack is to appear on "The Campbell Playhouse" right after this broadcast (see cat. #, so he leaves early and Mary finishes the show. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris, Dennis Day, Mary Livingstone, Andy Devine, Eddie Anderson, Mahlon Merrick (conductor), Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

59659. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. March 31, 1940. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The cast does its version of "Pinocchio," with the songs from the Disney movie. Pinocchio finds Burma Shave signs inside of "Donstro The Whale." Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Dennis Day, Phil Harris, Mary Kelly, Mahlon Merrick (conductor), Ed Beloin (writer, performer: doubles), Bill Morrow (writer, performer), Harry Baldwin, Mary Kelly, The Sportsmen (?). 29:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

42938. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. April 7, 1940. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The cast does, "Buck Benny Rides Again...Episode #24!" "The Blue Fairy" makes a second appearance. Dennis Day, Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Eddie Anderson, Mary Kelly, Elliott Lewis, Blanche Stewart (doubles), Mahlon Merrick (conductor), Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:31. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

42939. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. April 14, 1940. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The cast goes down to the train station for the trip to New York City and the premier of, "Buck Benny Rides Again." Chris Bell, Dennis Day, Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer: doubles), Fritz Feld, Verna Felton, Elliott Lewis, Edward Marr, Bill Morrow (writer, performer), Blanche Stewart, Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:33. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

59660. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. April 21, 1940. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The program originates from the Ritz Theatre in New York City. Jack and his friends are in New York for the premier of, "Buck Benny Rides Again. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, John Brown, Mary Livingstone, Dennis Day, Phil Harris, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin (doubles), Ed Beloin (writer, performer), John Brown, Charlie Cantor, Bill Morrow (writer, performer). 29:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

59651. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. April 28, 1940. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The program originates from the Ritz Theatre, New York City. Peter Van Steeden (Fred Allen's band leader) pays a visit. Jack imitates Fred Allen. Jack receives an award from "Movie and Radio Guide" as the most popular comedian on the air. Don Wilson is named "Radio's Outstanding Announcer." Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris, Dennis Day, Mary Livingstone, Peter Van Steeden, Eddie Anderson, Charlie Cantor, Eddie Green, Marty Lewis, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

59652. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. May 5, 1940. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. East coast broadcast. The program originates from the Ritz Theatre, New York City. Jack is celebrating his ninth anniversary in radio (it's actually his eighth). He recalls his very "first" radio show. The cast does its version of "The Fred Allen Show" called "The Hour Of Smiles." Jack plays the role of Fred Allen with a clothespin on his nose. The recording contains about thirty seconds of musical interference. See cat. #59653 for the west coast broadcast. Phil Harris, Mary Livingstone, Dennis Day, Eddie Anderson, Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Harry Baldwin (doubles on the East coast show only), Ed Beloin (writer, performer on the East coast show), John Brown (doubles), Charlie Cantor (doubles), Bill Morrow (writer, performer), Minerva Pious (quadruples). 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

59653. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. May 5, 1940. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. West coast broadcast. The program begins with transmission difficulties. The first three minutes are a band remote by Matty Malneck and His Orchestra doing a band remote from The Florentine Room of the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. The program originates from the Ritz Theatre, New York City. Jack is celebrating his ninth anniversary in radio (it's actually his eighth). He recalls his very "first" radio show. The cast does its version of "The Fred Allen Show" called "The Hour Of Smiles." Jack plays the role of Fred Allen with a clothespin on his nose. See cat. #59652 for the east coast broadcast. Phil Harris, Mary Livingstone, Dennis Day, Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Eddie Anderson, Matty Malneck and His Orchestra, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), John Brown (doubles), Eddie Cantor (doubles), Bill Morrow (writer, performer), Minerva Pious (quadruples). 24:11. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

59654. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. May 12, 1940. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack and his friends take a TWA plane back to California in only eighteen hours! It's the eighth wonder of the world! Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Don Wilson, Dennis Day, Phil Harris, Eddie Anderson, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bill Morrow (writer, performer), Frank Nelson, Blanche Stewart, Anne Stone, Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:28. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

59655. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. May 19, 1940. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack tells about his beautiful garden. The cast does its version of, "Northwest Passage," a story of the Indian wilderness. Jack says, "Now cut that out," for the first time. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Dennis Day, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bill Morrow (writer, performer), Frank Nelson (narrator), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:29. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

59656. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. May 26, 1940. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack invites Charles Mortimer, the president of General Foods, over to dinner, but he forgets to serve the Jell-O! Will Jack's option be renewed? Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Eddie Anderson, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Dennis Day, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Russell Hicks, Mary Kelly, Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:35. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

60995. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. June 2, 1940. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Now that Jack's option has been picked up, negotiations begin with members of his cast. The gang does a hillbilly drama called, "The Code Of The Hills." The feud between the Bennys and the Allens is dramatized. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Dennis Day, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Mary Kelly, Bill Morrow (writer, performer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:20. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

39861. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. June 9, 1940. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The cast does a drama titled, "Number Please." Jack has made vacation plans for Honolulu. The show features wisecracks about Fred Allen. Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Dennis Day, Andy Devine, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

39862. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. June 16, 1940. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack gets angry at the idea that "Henry Aldrich" will replace him for the summer. The last show of the season. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Dennis Day, Ezra Stone (guest), Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer: doubles), Verna Felton, Bill Morrow (writer, performer: doubles), Benny Rubin, Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

61097. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. October 6, 1940. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Log Cabin Syrup. The first show of the season. The program opens with a fantasy told by, "The Blue Fairy." Jack tells Dennis about his impoverished youth back in Waukegan. While driving in the Maxwell with Rochester, Jack tries to pick up a girl! Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Dennis Day, Verna Felton, Phil Harris, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer: doubles), Mary Kelly ("The Blue Fairy"), Bill Morrow (writer, performer), Frank Nelson (opening narrator), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

61098. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. October 13, 1940. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Log Cabin Syrup. Jack reads Ed Sullivan's review of last week's show. "Sizzle Strings" Benny plays a hot swing fiddle with Phil's band. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Dennis Day, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin, Mahlon Merrick (conductor), Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

61099. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. October 20, 1940. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Log Cabin Syrup. Jack decides to trade in his 1921 Maxwell on a new Packard (which costs $1450). No deal! Jack appears on, "The Gulf Screen Guild Program," which starts right after this broadcast; Mary closes the show. See cat. #40749. Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Dennis Day, Eddie Anderson, Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Benny Rubin, Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

59919. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. October 27, 1940. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The cast does a football skit called, "Hold That Line." Mary is out sick and does not appear. "The Blue Fairy Appears To Help Out," or "One Moment Please." Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Dennis Day, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin, Sam Hearn, Mary Kelly (as "The Blue Fairy"), Frank Nelson (announcer), Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

59920. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. November 3, 1940. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Log Cabin Syrup. Jack's giving a Halloween costume party. Mary and Phil sing, "You Catch On Quick." Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Eddie Anderson, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Dennis Day, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:31. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

59921. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. November 10, 1940. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Log Cabin Syrup. Jack argues with the director of "Love Thy Neighbor" about where the premier of the film is to be held. Jack has just been elected the dog catcher of Beverly Hills! The system cue has been deleted. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Dennis Day, Mary Livingstone, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Frank Nelson, Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:34. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

46371. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. November 17, 1940. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack is waiting to see the producer of his last film, with little success. Where will the premier of "Love Thy Neighbor" take place? Dennis Day, Don Wilson, Frank Nelson, Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Mary Martin (guest), Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Mel Blanc, Mary Kelly, Elliott Lewis, Frank Nelson, Benny Rubin (doubles), Blanche Stewart, Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 26:22. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

46376. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. November 24, 1940. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Don Wilson invites the gang to visit his new bride. Jack gets robbed in the rain. Portions of this script were used again on November 14, 1954 (cat. #43351). Dennis Day, Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin (doubles), Edwin Max, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer, performer), Anne Stone, Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

42710. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. December 1, 1940. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Sanka. Jack is sick in bed...with a vapo-rub omelet on his chest! The system cue has been deleted. Portions of the script were re-used on November 21, 1954 (cat. #43352). Dennis Day, Don Wilson, Frank Nelson, Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Eddie Anderson, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Edwin Max, Frank Nelson, Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:46. Audio condition: Very good. Complete as above.

28504. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. December 8, 1940. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Sanka. The cast is leaving for New York for the premier of, "Love Thy Neighbor." Don gets mad and walks out, several times! Frank Nelson, Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin, Dennis Day, Don Wilson, Leo Cleary, Frank Nelson, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:35. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

51261. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. December 15, 1940. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O (Calender Of Deserts recipe book premium). The program originates from the Ritz Theatre, New York. Jack has some unkind words about Fred Allen. Rochester is missing! This skit was re-used on January 29, 1950 (see cat. #93922). Don't miss "Killer Hogan," Jack's bodyguard. The mayor of Waukegan, Illinois pays a visit. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Dennis Day, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, James Basquette, Frank Nelson, Mancel Talcott (actual mayor), Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Charlie Cantor ("Killer Hogan"), Eddie Green, Bill Morrow (writer, performer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor), Gee Gee James. 29:32. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

51262. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. December 22, 1940. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O (Calender Of Deserts recipe book premium), Sanka. The program originates from the Ritz Theatre, New York. Jack, Mary, and Phil go Christmas shopping. Rochester misreads a joke setup and stops the show. Dennis Day, Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Minerva Pious, Phil Harris, Eddie Anderson, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), John Brown, Gee Gee James, Mary Kelly, Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

46097. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. December 29, 1940. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. What happened on the cross-country train on Christmas eve, as the cast returns from New York. The cast does its usual New Year's fantasy, but the play is titled, "Father Time Rides Again." The system cue has been deleted. Ed Beloin (writer), Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Eddie Anderson, Walter Tetley, Harry Baldwin, Leo Cleary, Bill Morrow (producer, transcriber), Dennis Day, Don Wilson, Mary Kelly, Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:24. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

59698. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. January 5, 1941. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O ("Calendar Of Desserts" premium). Jack and his friends are at the Rose Bowl game, where they meet Shlepperman running a hot dog stand. Jack's date (Gladys Zybysko) seems to know everyone in the stadium. The system cue has been deleted. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Dennis Day, Phil Harris, Sam Hearn, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Hilliard Marks (doubles), Bill Morrow (writer, performer), Benny Rubin, Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:24. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

59699. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. January 12, 1941. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O ("Calendar Of Desserts" premium). The program begins with an unknown tune titled, "Grounded In Glendale." The two previous programs as well also had unknown tunes with local names, replacing the hit tunes that usually began the show (there was a ten-month dispute between ASCAP and the networks that began December 21, 1940). Jack's writers have failed to come up with a script for the show. The "writers" finally come up with a mystery script titled, "The Murder Of Malcolm Smith." The system cue has been deleted. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris, Mary Livingstone, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bill Morrow (writer, performer), Dennis Day, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin, Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:50. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

59700. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. January 19, 1941. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The program begins with the tune, "On The Road To Pismo Beach." Jack's footprints have been preserved in the concrete in front of Graumann's Chinese Theatre. The cast does its version of, "City For Conquest," a prize fight story in which Dennis knocks out Jack! The system cue has been deleted. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris, Eddie Anderson, Dennis Day, Mary Livingstone, Cliff Nazarro, Frank Nelson, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (writer). 29:30. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

59701. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. January 26, 1941. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O ("Calendar Of Deserts" premium). Jack is preparing for an unexpected airplane trip to New York. The program opening and the system cue have been deleted. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Eddie Anderson, Phil Harris, Dennis Day, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:48. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

73775. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. February 2, 1941. NBC net. Sponsored by: Jell-O (recipe book premium). Jack does not appear on the program, he is still in New York. Herbert Marshall takes his place. The cast does their version of, "The Letter," by Somerset Maugham. Herbert Marshall, Don Wilson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Dennis Day, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 28:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

60431. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. February 9, 1941. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack has returned to the show, jealous of the success Herbert Marshall achieved as his replacement. The system cue has been deleted. Jack Benny, Eddie Anderson, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Dennis Day, Herbert Marshall, Bill Morrow (writer), Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

60432. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. February 16, 1941. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Sanka. The gang throws a surprise party for Jack on his birthday. He says, "I'll never see thirty-six again!" Andy Devine and Herbert Marshall visit the party. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Eddie Anderson, Phil Harris, Dennis Day, Andy Devine, Herbert Marshall, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

60433. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. February 23, 1941. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The program originates from Palm Springs for the first time. The broadcast is heard from the Plaza Theatre. Jack is staying at the Teepee Motel...in Arizona! Phil is staying at a "dud ranch" ("There's not a dame on the place!"). Mary reads her poem about Palm Springs. Part of this script was subsequent used on the program of April 11, 1948 (see cat. #51565). The system cue has been deleted. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Dennis Day, Phil Harris, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer, performer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:26. Audio condition: Very good. Complete as above.

34959. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. March 2, 1941. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Sanka. The program originates from The Plaza Thetare, Palm Springs California. Jack hires an Indian Guide to lead the gang on a hike through the woods. Dennis Day, Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Edwin Max, Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:46. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

34961. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. March 9, 1941. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The program originates from The Plaza Theatre, Palm Springs, California. The Guadalajara Trio is still trying to get paid. The cast does, "Murder At The Racquet Club," an original murder mystery. Part of the script was subszequently used on the program of April 11, 1948 (see cat. #51565). Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Dennis Day, The Guadalajara Trio, Phil Harris, Charles Farrell, Charles Butterworth, Peter Lorre (guest), Harry Baldwin (doubles), Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:24. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

34956. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. March 16, 1941. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Sanka. Jack and the gang have just returned from Palm Springs in the Maxwell...and Jack has developed a muscle! The Guadalajara Trio are still trying to get paid. Part of the final commercial and system cue have been deleted. Dennis Day, Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Eddie Anderson, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:23. Audio condition: Very good. Complete as above.

34960. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. March 23, 1941. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The cast does its version of, "Tobacco Road." It's Don Wilson's eighth anniversary on the show. The final commercial and system cue have been deleted. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Dennis Day, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Mary Kelly, Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 28:10. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

34962. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. March 30, 1941. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Sanka. Jack walks into a drugstore with one of Ronald Colman's chickens under his arm! Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Dennis Day, Phil Harris, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bill Morrow (writer, performer), Mel Blanc (as the chicken), Mary Kelly, Frank Nelson, Benny Rubin, Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:47. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

34963. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. April 6, 1941. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The program's guests are four of "The Quiz Kids," who match wits with "The Jell-O Kids." The "Carmichael-Ate-The-Gas-Man" running gag begins. Jack is to appear on "The Quiz Kids" program on April 16, 1941 (see cat. #80747). Dennis Day, Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Eddie Anderson, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Joan Bishop, Claude Brenner, Gerard Darrow, Bill Morrow (writer, perfomrer), Richard Williams, Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:08. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

34951. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. April 13, 1941. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack is trying to prepare for his appearance on, "The Quiz Kids" show. The program's guests are three of the Quiz Kids, Jack appears on "The Quiz Kids Show" on April 16, 1941 (see cat. #80747). Dennis Day, Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Eddie Anderson, Frank Bingman (commercial spokesman), Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Claude Brenner, Gerard Darrow, Mary Kelly, Elliott Lewis (doubles), Bill Morrow (writer, performer), Frank Nelson, Blanche Stewart (doubles), Richard Williams, Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:01. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

59922. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. April 20, 1941. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Jell-O Puddings. Jack is still upset that he couldn't answer any of the questions on "The Quiz Kids." Some of the Quiz Kids appear on the program as guests. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Dennis Day, Phil Harris, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin, Frank Bingman (commercial spokesman), Claude Brenner, Gerard Darrow, Frank Nelson, Richard Williams, Mahlon Merrick (conductor), Ed Beloin (writer), Mahlon Merrick (writer). 29:53. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

59923. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. April 27, 1941. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Jell-O Pudding. The cast does a crime drama called, "Murder At The Movies." Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Dennis Day, Eddie Anderson, Frank Bingman (commercial spokesman), Harry Baldwin (doubles), Ed Beloin (writer, performer: doubles), Mary Kelly, Elliott Lewis, Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:22. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

59924. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. May 4, 1941. Red net, KFI Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Jell-O Puddings. Jack is congratulated on his tenth anniversary in radio and plays "Ida" on his violin (with a vocal by Phil). Mary reads her poem, "Old Man Benny, He Just Keeps Puffing Along." Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Dennis Day, Eddie Anderson, Frank Bingman (commercial spokesman), Benny Rubin, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:29. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

34952. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. May 11, 1941. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Jell-O Pudding. Jack discusses the picture he's making, "Charley's Aunt." Ken Carpenter introduces and narrates, "The Life Of Jack Benny In Music." Although Jack's actual age is given (47 years), other liberties are taken with reality. His first appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show" is given as 1931 and 1932. A well-done biography of Jack Benny in music. Dennis Day, Don Wilson, Frank Bingman (commercial spokesman), Gordon Jenkins (composer, conductor), Jack Benny, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Mary Livingstone, Mercedes McCambridge, Phil Harris, Eddie Anderson, Jack Lescoulie (doubles), Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:27. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

46377. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. May 18, 1941. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. A visit to the set of "Charlie's Aunt." Guests are Kay Francis and Archie Mayo, the director of "Charlie's Aunt." Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Frank Nelson, Mary Livingstone, Dennis Day, Phil Harris, Kay Francis, Archie Mayo, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer: doubles), Frank Bingman (commercial spokesman), Edwin Max (as Caesar Romero), Bill Morrow (writer, performer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:42. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

34957. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. May 25, 1941. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The program originates from March Field. The program features a satire about the home life of newly married Phil Harris. District Attorney (New York) Thomas Dewey speaks on behalf of the U.S.O. Dennis Day, Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Eddie Anderson, Thomas Dewey, Harry Baldwin, Frank Bingman (commercial spokesman), Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:42. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

34958. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. June 1, 1941. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The program originates from the San Diego Naval Training Station, with an audience of sailors. Jack and the gang visit a battleship. The last commercial and system cue have been deleted. The last show of the season. Dennis Day, Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Elliott Lewis, Bill Morrow (writer, performer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 28:42. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

34953. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. October 5, 1941. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Jell-O Pudding. The program originates from New York. The first show of the season. Jack and Mary visit Ebbett's Field to see the Brooklyn Dodgers play. Dan Seymour, Dennis Day, Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin (doubles), Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bud Jameson, Bill Morrow (writer, performer), Minerva Pious, Tom Shirley. 29:35. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

34954. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. October 12, 1941. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Rochester needs $50 from Jack in a hurry, to pay off his dice debts. Dennis Day, Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin, Eddie Green, Gee Gee James, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:08. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

60434. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. October 19, 1941. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack and the gang are taking the train back to California from New York. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Eddie Anderson, Mary Livingstone, Dennis Day, Phil Harris, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Corny Anderson, Dix Davis, Frank Nelson, Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

60435. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. October 26, 1941. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Phil and the band play a swinging "Poet and Peasant Overture." The cast does its version of, "Dive Bomber," a story of naval aviation. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Dennis Day, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Dix Davis, Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

62447. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. November 2, 1941. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O. It's Halloween, and Jack and the gang wind up at the home of guest Basil Rathbone...in costume! Eddie Anderson, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Dennis Day, Basil Rathbone, Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Dix Davis, Elliott Lewis, Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

60437. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. November 9, 1941. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Jell-O Puddings. A visit from guest Leo Durocher. Jack wants to know why the Dodgers lost the World Series. Mary Livingstone, Dennis Day, Phil Harris, Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Eddie Anderson, Leo Durocher, Dix Davis, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

60440. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. November 16, 1941. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Jell-O Puddings. The cast does a football drama titled, "He Fumbled The Ball" or "Who Tickled The Tackle?" Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Dennis Day, Eddie Anderson, Arthur Q. Bryan, Harry Baldwin, Frank Nelson, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

60446. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. November 23, 1941. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Jell-O Pudding. Guest Alice Faye joins the rest of the gang for Thanksgiving dinner at Jack's. Alice sings, "Tropical Magic." Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Eddie Anderson, Mary Livingstone, Dennis Day, Phil Harris, Alice Faye, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:30. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

39863. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. November 30, 1941. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The cast does its version of, "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde." Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Dennis Day, Andy Devine, Harry Baldwin, Dix Davis (doubles), Elliott Lewis, Blanche Stewart, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:26. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

47503. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. December 7, 1941. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Red Net Pearl Harbor Coverage. Part 12. 7:00 to 7:30. The cast does, "Dr. Hyde and Mr. Jekyll." Rochester is reluctant to take care of Carmichael the Bear. News bulletins interrupt. Dennis Day, Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Baldwin (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:36. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

46352. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. December 14, 1941. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack and Mary go Christmas shopping...for a bird on a stick! The program opens with war bulletins. Don Wilson chokes or hiccups loudly during the final Jello commercial. The last commercial and the system cue have been deleted. Dennis Day, Don Wilson, Frank Nelson, Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer: doubles), Elliott Lewis, Edwin Max, Benny Rubin, Blanche Stewart, Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 28:59. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

46353. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. December 21, 1941. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Mary reads a letter from Mama. The program's guest is child star Carolyn Lee, who forgets a line and jumps a cue shortly afterwards. The cast trims the Christmas tree. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris, Mary Livingstone, Dennis Day, Carolyn Lee, Harry Baldwin, Bill Morrow (writer, performer), Ed Beloin (writer), Benny Rubin, Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:28. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

46358. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. December 28, 1941. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The cast does, "The New Tenant" or "Goodbye '41, Hello '42." Dennis Day, Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin, Mel Blanc (doubles), Dix Davis (doubles), Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 24:01. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

59729. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. January 4, 1942. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O (one commercial has been deleted). The story of Jack's New Year's Eve fling at the Biltmore Bowl. The system cue has been deleted. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Eddie Anderson, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Dennis Day, Ed Beloin (writer, performer, Gwen Gilroy, Carolyn Lee, Elliott Lewis (playing a character named Rodney Dangerfield), Jack Mather, Frank Nelson, Benny Rubin, Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 27:56. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

59730. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. January 11, 1942. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O (the first commercial has been deleted). The program originates from March Field, California. The system cue has been deleted. Jack chats with a 407 pound army sergeant (August Stackwell). Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Dennis Day, Eddie Anderson, Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Harry Baldwin, August Stackwell, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 28:27. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

46361. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. January 18, 1942. NBC net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jello. An all-music program. Jack and the regulars do not appear; no explanation is announced. The reason was the death of Carole Lombard the day before in a plane crash. She had been making a picture with Jack. Mahlon Merrick and His Orchestra, Don Wilson, The Sportsmen (receiving air credit on the show for the first time), Dennis Day. 29:32. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

46350. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. January 25, 1942. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. "The Frightwig Murder Case." Part one (of three). The program includes a quartet of lawyers that sounds like The Sportsmen. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris, Mary Livingstone, Dennis Day, The Sportsmen, Harry Baldwin (doubles), Veola Vonn (doubles), Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:30. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

46366. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. February 1, 1942. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O. "The Frightwig Murder Mystery," part two (of three). Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris, Frank Nelson, Mary Livingstone, Dennis Day, Humphrey Bogart (guest), Harry Baldwin, Veola Vonn, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 28:16. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

46743. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. February 8, 1942. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack is upset that Fred Allen's show is moving to Sundays, so upset, that he blows a line (for real) and cracks up on the air! Dennis Day, Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Robert Keane, Frank Nelson, Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

59736. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. February 15, 1942. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Jell-O Pudding. Jack's friends throw a surprise birthday party for him. Sam Hearn appears as "Shlepperman." Mary Livingstone, Dennis Day, Phil Harris, Sam Hearn, Bill Morrow (writer), Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Carolyn Lee, Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:32. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

43267. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. February 22, 1942. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The program originates from "The Presidio" in San Francisco. Mary reads a poem. The announcer on the final Jell-O commercial refers to a "recipe" (with only two syllables!). Jack mentions that the program is being heard around the waorld by shortwave (presumably by Special Services of the army). Dennis Day, Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 28:26. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

46744. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. March 1, 1942. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack is upset that he didn't win an Academy Award for "Charley's Aunt." He dreams that he's won an Oscar. Peter Lind Hayes imitates Gary Cooper and Fred Allen. The recording is upcut, the final 28:54 of the program only. Dennis Day, Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Peter Lind Hayes (triples), Phil Harris, Eddie Anderson, The Sportsmen, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer: doubles), Bill Days, Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 28:54. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

46745. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. March 8, 1942. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The program originates from The San Diego Marine Base. Mary reads a poem about the Marines. Joan Bennett (guest), Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Dennis Day, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin, Cliff Clark, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:45. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

46746. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. March 15, 1942. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The show features "The Life Of Jack Benny," and the story of the day Jack gave Fred Allen $10. How Fred Allen became a comedian! Fred is impersonated by Peter Lind Hayes. The program's open and close have been partially deleted. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Dennis Day, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Peter Lind Hayes, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 28:26. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

46747. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. March 22, 1942. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack and Phil play a round of golf. One commercial has been deleted. Dennis Day, Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Eddie Anderson, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Charlie Lacey, Bill Morrow (writer, performer), Blanche Stewart, Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 28:42. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

46748. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. March 29, 1942. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The program is done as a minstrel show; "Doc Benny and His World Renowned Minstrel Show." Don't miss Jack singing, "Asleep in The Deep." Rochester sings, "Somebody Else, Not Me," a song made famous by Bert Williams. Dennis Day, Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer: triples), Cliff Clark, Percy Kilbride, Frank Nelson, The Sportsmen, Blanche Stewart (doubles), Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:49. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

2536. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. April 5, 1942. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack is kidded because his pants fell down during the Easter parade. Don refuses to do the commercial, "Menthol On Your Chest." Dennis Day, Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Eddie Anderson, William Keighley, Percy Kilbride, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:36. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

46379. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. April 12, 1942. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The program originates from Camp Hahn, California. The program features Jack's new quiz show, "Try and Get It." The last commercial and the system cue have been deleted. Dennis Day, Don Wilson, Frank Nelson, Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Eddie Anderson, Percy Kilbride, Blanche Stewart, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:19. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

46380. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. April 19, 1942. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The features a one act play for Jell-O! The system cue has been deleted. Dennis Day, Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Percy Kilbride, Frank Nelson, Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 28:54. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

46381. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. April 26, 1942. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The cast does "Jack's Revenge," a saga of old San Francisco. The program originates from San Francisco, in honor of the opening of the new NBC studios. The skit runs over and is cut off the air. Dennis Day, Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Jack Kirkwood, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Eddie Anderson, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:17. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

3682. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. May 3, 1942. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Jack goes to the movie lot where he's making a movie with his guest, Ann Sheridan. Jack has some remarks about Fred Allen. Mary is reported to have insulted Ann Sheridan (off the air) because of a suspected close relationship with Jack. Jack does kiss Ann on the show, causing an enthusiastic audience reaction. Ann Sheridan, Dennis Day, Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Eddie Anderson, Harry Baldwin (doubles), Ed Beloin (writer, performer: doubles), William Keighley, Percy Kilbride, Bill Morrow (writer, performer: doubles), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:08. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

46382. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. May 10, 1942. Red net, KFI, Los Angeles aircheck. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The first commercial has been deleted. The program originates from Mather Field, Sacramento, California. Jack goes to see the president of General Foods, and is told that this is to be his last season on the air for Jello. Dennis Day, Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Eddie Anderson, Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Jack Kirkwood, Blanche Stewart, Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 28:52. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

46383. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. May 17, 1942. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The program originates from the Santa Ana Army Air Base, California. The cast celebrates, "I Am An American Day." Jack imitates Fred Allen. Dennis Day, Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Eddie Anderson, Percy Kilbride, Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer), Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 28:54. Audio condition: Good. Incomplete.

6690. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. May 24, 1942. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. The program originates from Camp Callen, California with an all-soldier audience. Phil has just become a father. Andy Devine, Bill Morrow (writer), Dennis Day, Don Wilson, Ed Beloin (writer), Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Eddie Anderson, Mahlon Merrick (conductor). 29:28. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

59738. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. May 31, 1942. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O, Jell-O Pudding. The last show sponsored by Jell-O, the last show of the season. The cast does a "Cavalcade Of Jell-O," highlights of great moments on the program. How Jack met Rochester, the first episode of "Buck Benny Rides Again," the Benny-Allen feud begins, a visit to Shangri-La, a phone call from Mary's mother, Carmichael the bear eats the gas-man, Jack's boarder (Mr. Billingsly), "The New Tenant." Jack Benny, Phil Harris, Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Dennis Day, Eddie Anderson, Andy Devine, Frank Nelson, Sam Hearn, Verna Felton, Bill Morrow (writer), Ed Beloin (writer, performer), Mahlon Merrick (arranger, conductor), Dix Davis, Elliott Lewis, Blanche Stewart. 29:30. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

Report contains 247 programs.