America's Funniest Miser" encapsulated TV comedy's golden age with his classic small screen venture from 1950 through 1965. After great success in vaudeville, radio and films, Jack's weekly TV show delivered laughs for all ages. Loaded with guest stars like Humphrey Bogart, Danny Thomas, Liberace, George Burns and Gracie Allen, Vincent Price, Ernie Kovacs and so many more, this best-of" collection is a hilarious trip down TV memory lane with 40 classic episodes on 4 DVDs. 1950-65/color/21 hrs/NR/fullscreen.
About the Actor
Star of Vaudeville, Radio and the Big Screen, Jack Benny brought his highly-successful radio program to the small screen in 1950 and the show ran until 1965. Along for the ride were his famous cast of co-stars including Eddie Rochester Anderson, Don Wilson, Dennis Day and Mary Livingstone, who all shared in the fun and misadventures of their famous boss. Whether dealing with his love of money, his perpetual age of 39 or his beloved Maxwell automobile, Jack Benny and his gang entertained one and all!
Disc 1Guest Stars: Fred Allen & Eddie CantorHonolulu Trip - Guest Star: Marilyn Monroe (First Television Appearance)Guest Star: Humphrey BogartGuest Star: Johnnie Ray & Danny ThomasGuest Stars: Irene Dunne & Vincent PriceGuest Star: LiberaceJack Dreams He's Married to MaryGoldie, Fields and Glide - Guest Stars: Bing Crosby, George Burns & Bob HopeGeorge Burns and Gracie Allen Show - Guest Star: Jack BennyRoad to Nairobi - Guest Stars: Bob Hope, Dean Martin & Jerry LewisJam Session - Guest Stars: Kirk Douglas, Fred MacMurray & Dick Powell
Disc 2How Jack Found Mary - Guest Stars: Sheldon Leonard, Joyce Randolph & Bea BenaderetJack Does Christmas Shopping - Guest Stars: Mel Blanc & Frank NelsonFour O'Clock in the MorningTalent Show - Guest Stars: Jayne Mansfield & Mel BlancHoneymooners Show - Guest Stars: Audrey Meadows & Dennis DayGuest Star: Ernie KovacsJack's Hong Kong Suit - Guest Star: Gisele MacKenzieThe Lunch Counter Murders - Guest Star: Dan DuryeaJack Casting for a Television Special - Guest Star: Mel BlancDon Wilson's 27th Anniversary - Guest Star: John DalyJack Rents His House
Disc 3$64,000 Question Spoof - Guest Star: Hal MarchJack Benny Hour - Guest Stars: Bob Hope, The Beach Boys, Elke Sommer & Walt DisneyGhost Town Western - Guest Star: Gisele MacKenzieChristmas Show - Guest Stars: Edgar & Frances BergenNew Year's Day Show 1956 - Guest Stars: UCLA and Michigan State Football CoachesEaster Seal Teleparade of StarsNew Year's EveJack's Maxwell is StolenJack Goes to a Concert - Guest Star: Jimmy Stewart
Disc 4March of Time: Show Business at War - Guest Stars: Jack Benny, Carole Lombard, Edgar BergenReminiscing about New Year's EveGuest Stars: Peggy King & Art LinkletterJack Gets Robbed - Guest Star: Bob CrosbyGuest Stars: Dorothy Shay & Bob CrosbyGeneral Electric Theatre: The Honest Man - Guest Stars: Jack Benny, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Charles Bronson & Roanld ReaganYou Can Change the World - Guest Stars: Jack Benny, Bob Hope, Bing Crosby & Irene DunneThe Bing Crosby G.E. Show - Guest Stars: Jack Benny & Sheree North