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The Encyclopedia of American Radio : An A-Z Guide to Radio from Jack Benny to Howard Stern
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Raised on Radio : In Quest of the Lone Ranger, Jack Benny
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Jack Benny

1894- 1974


One of America's most beloved comedians, Jack Benny was famous for his comedic alter-ego: the stingy guy who shot reproachful looks at his sidekicks while playing the violin and offering perfectly timed pauses and comments. Though he began on radio, Benny successfully entered films and was a television star for decades.


Benny, Jack and his daughter Joan; with a foreword by George Burns. Sunday Nights At Seven: The Jack Benny Story. Boston, Mass.: G.K. Hall, 1991.

Livingstone Benny, Mary and Marks, Hilliard with Marcia Borie. Jack Benny. Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1978.