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Movie-A-Day #122: Man About Town (1939).

May 2, 2011

“The Jack Benny Program” debuted on NBC radio on this day in 1932, launching the career of a 20th century comedy legend. The show ran on various networks until 1955, and also made the jump to television in 1950 with a version that ran until 1965. That’s 33 years on the air, and Benny also made plenty of movies along the way, including the classic “Man About Town.” Now that’s a career.

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