The Jack Benny Program (1950–1965)
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Hillbilly Act 

Not Rated | | Comedy | Episode aired 20 April 1958
Meeting at Jack's house, his manager has a hard time finding any privacy to talk to him. His writers seem to be simpleminded and easily distracted, adding to the frustration. Jack ... See full summary »

Director:

Don Weis

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jack Benny ... Jack Benny / Zeke Benny
Iris Adrian ... Ms. Adrian
Mel Blanc ... Harry - Jack's Writer
Russ Conway ... Joe - Jack's Manager
Sam Hearn Sam Hearn ... Emcee
Joseph Kearns ... Mailman (as Joe Kearns)
Kay E. Kuter ... Lem (as Kay Kuter)
Herb Vigran ... Sam, Jack's Writer
Guy Wilkerson ... Dorene's Pa
Frank Remley Frank Remley ... Guitar Player (as Frankie Remley)
Sammy Weiss Sammy Weiss ... Sam - Drummer (as Sam Weiss)
Charles Bagby Charles Bagby ... Concertina Player
Don Rice Don Rice ... Bass Player (credit only)
Wayne Songer Wayne Songer ... Clarinet Player
Valerie Scott Valerie Scott ... Ma
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Storyline

Meeting at Jack's house, his manager has a hard time finding any privacy to talk to him. His writers seem to be simpleminded and easily distracted, adding to the frustration. Jack reminisces about his supposed start in show business in a hillbilly stage stage show complete with a feud shooting. Written by WesternOne

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Comedy

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Language:

English

Release Date:

20 April 1958 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

J&M Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The last appearance of "Mr. Kitzel" (Artie Auerbach) who had passed away the previous October. See more »

Connections

Remake of The Jack Benny Program: Dorothy Shay (1951) See more »

Soundtracks

You Are My Sunshine
(uncredited)
Written by Jimmie Davis and Charles Mitchell
Performed by Jack Benny and cast
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