asked her to join him on tom" dining the summers of 1952 and 1953.
Some of the artists and actors that will be remembered are: Aretha Franklin, Luciano Pavarotti, Henry Mancini, Steve Jobs, Dizzy Gillespie, Roger Williams, Alan Rickman, George Halas and Jack Benny
to debut on "The Ed Sullivan Show" in 1953 and went on to appear at Radio City Music Hall, Lou Walter's Latin Quarter; the Fountain-bleu and many more venues, as well as open in Las Vegas for Jack Benny
, Jerry Lewis, Lena Horne and Frank Sinatra.
Whether he's lamenting the twilight of the vaudevillians-turned-radio, TV and film stars like Jack Benny
, George Burns and Milton Berle--who helped create the early vibe and cachet of the enclave--or ruefully sketching the hucksters both crude and smooth, like late Herbalife mogul Mark Hughes or porno czar Norm Zadeh, Weddle treads confidently in the footsteps of earlier chroniclers of Southern California such as Joan Didion and Raymond Chandler.
28, at the Jack Benny
Center for the Arts Schornick Theatre in Bowen Park at 39 Jack Benny
The Criterion release also contains a DVD oddity: a half-hour 1940 radio show, in which Lubitsch, Jack Benny
, Claudette Colbert and Basil Rathbone play themselves.
There a bit he wrote for Jack Benny
landed him a job as a writer on radio's "The Jack Haley Show." He then wrote monologues for "Al Pearce and His Gang," plus sketches for Charlie Ruggles, Adolphe Menjou, John Barrymore and others on "The Texaco Star Theater."
1, followed by comedians Bob Newhart, Jack Benny
and Richard Pryor.
A 20-minute anecdotal monologue by director Doug McGrath, who seemed to be channeling Jack Benny
with his timing and cadences, only served to enhance the retro feeling.
Solve the crime with Holmes and Watson, save the day with the Lone Ranger and Tonto, laugh out loud with Jack Benny
, Fibber McGee and Molly!
I am writing this on my birthday and, let me say, I am well past Jack Benny
's age barometer being stuck on 39.
Only 36 men, out of a crew of 1,968, were rescued | 1974: American comedian Jack Benny