A squabble, touched off by Fred Allen's remark comparing Jack Benny unfavorably to a ten-year-old violinist, soon escalated to epic proportions. The pair set radio ablaze with their famous feud.
Here are Jack, Fred, Mary Livingstone, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, Dennis Day, Phil Harris, Portland Hoffa, Minerva Pious, Alan Reed, Jack Smart, Parker Fennelly, Kenny Delmar, and all the rest of their regulars carrying on through the 1940s in ten hilarious on-air conflagrations!
Includes an informative program guide by radio historian Elizabeth McLeod.
Episodes Include: The Jack Benny Program: Clown Hall Tonight 05-05-40, Jack Talks About Lending Fred Allen Ten Dollars 03-15-42, Jack Resolves to Be Friends With Fred Allen 12-31-44, From New York 06-27-48, How Jack and Fred Allen Met 01-15-50, Guest Fred Allen 04-26-53; Syndicated Radio Air Trailer: Preview of Love Thy Neighbor 1940; Texaco Star Theatre: Jack Benny's 10th Anniversary 05-07-41; The Fred Allen Show: King for a Day 05-26-46; Command Performance: Guests Fred Allen, Rochester, Ginny Simms 08-26-44