Re: Where was Jack Benny in 1920?


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Posted ByJoe on October 02, 2000 at 22:55:21:

In Reply to: Where was Jack Benny in 1920? posted byJB on October 02, 2000 at 13:50:22:

: I was wondering if anyone knew where Jack Beny was
: living in 1920? I've found him in the 1900 & 1910
: federal census but haven't been able to find him in
: 1920.

: I'm glad this site exists, it's good to know that there
: others who haven't forgotten the wonderful comedy that
: Jack shared with the world. I just wish his shows were
: still being broadcast, there's probably a whole
: generation that has never heard about him. But if we
: all band together and make some noise maybe some
: broadcaster will wise up.

: Thanks,
: JB

In the book "Sunday Nights At Seven" on page 17 it says that after the Armistice Jack went back to vauderville performing alone and eventually going on the Western Vauderville Circuit.It seems he did this into the twenties. Since being on the vauderville circuit meant going from city to city he may not have had a permanent residence in those years.




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