The Jack Benny Program - The Lost Episodes
Retail: $29.93, Our: $23.99
Well... Likely to be in the running for best DVD release of 2013, Shout! Factory has announced The Jack Benny Program - The Lost Episodes for release on July 23rd.
The 3-disc set will feature 18 episodes UNSEEN SINCE THEIR ORIGINAL BROADCAST. Guest stars abound and bonus features are included (below).
Retail will be $29.93, but it's available at ClassicFlix.com for only $23.99.
The Jack Benny Program and its legendary star are counted among the most dazzling jewels in the crown of American comedy. From its beginnings as an immensely popular radio program to its heyday on television, the daily trials and tribulations of the beloved comedian kept millions of fans laughing for over 30 years.
Here at last are 18 long-lost episodes — unseen since their original broadcast — that have been lovingly restored by the UCLA Film & Television Archive. Jack, Don, Mary, Eddie “Rochester” Anderson and a constellation of guest stars are all here in this first-of-its-kind DVD collection of The Jack Benny Program.
Guest stars include Natalie Wood, Red Skelton, Gary Cooper, George Burns, John Wayne, Dick Van Dyke, Billy Graham, Milton Berle, Tony Curtis and President Harry Truman.
- New Interviews With Director Norman Abbott, Benny Secretary Dorothy Ohman and Actor/Writer/Satirist Harry Shearer
- Comedy Bits From The Jack Benny Television Specials
- Hearst Newsreels