Jack Benny CBS episodes

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  1. Neil Brock

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    It was posted on the AMIA forum and then someone pasted it on another site.
     
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    AMIA?
     
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    Originally Posted by DavidJ
     
  4. Neil Brock

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    OK, so most (if not all) of the entire series seems to exist in some form, perhaps even good quality form. So how about somebody (anybody) getting these cleaned up, if necessary, and giving us a nice box set.

    Season sets would be terrific, thank you.
     
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    It may happen but more likely with the 100 or so live episodes than with the filmed ones. Apparently Benny's production company, which owned and produced the series, sold the filmed episodes to Universal so they no longer have ownership. And, we know how Universal handles its shows from that era. So, you can forget ever seeing those episodes come out. As to the live ones, at least there is more of a chance as UCLA is committed to trying to get some of its holdings released. However, some of those shows had an awful lot of music in them. Whether that can be gotten around is an interesting question.
     
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    Thanks. I did a quick search and didn't come up with anything.
     
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