WorldCat Identities

Merrick, Mahlon

Overview
Works: 292 works in 309 publications in 1 language and 428 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Crime films  Gangster films  Film noir  Music  Humor  Fiction  Television comedies 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Author, Composer, Arranger
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Mahlon Merrick
 
Most widely held works by Mahlon Merrick
Lawless by John Hillcoat( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Macdonald Carey plays a crusading newspaperman who seemingly is the only person willing to champion the oppressed workers' cause and tries to stop a lynch mob's manhunt of a Latino fugitive accused of fomenting a riot"--Container
Seven winds [music that stirs up a storm] by Mahlon Merrick( Recording )

3 editions published in 1957 and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music for playboys to play by( Recording )

in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gillette look sharp march by Mahlon Merrick( )

5 editions published in 1953 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Song of youth a symphony in B flat minor by Mahlon Merrick( Recording )

1 edition published in 1962 and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Christmas show( Visual )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two episodes from the 1957-58 television season. In "The Christmas show" Jack is determined to finish his Christmas shopping in one visit and tortures a wallet salesman with constant changes to his order. Meanwhile, Dennis is having difficulty finding the right present for his mother. In "The railroad station" Jack experiences a challenging train trip involving a difficult ticket agent, a live turkey, and a violin solo
It's a grand night for singing ;Come closer to me( Recording )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Jack Benny program( Visual )

2 editions published between 1960 and 1963 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack goes Christmas shopping with Rochester and drives the staff of the department store crazy
Jack Benny & Jayne Mansfield( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack will do anything to get a big star to appear on his program, as sexy Jayne Mansfield finds out! Also appearing on the show is Mel Blanc, "Man of a thousand voices."
Look sharp - be sharp by Boston Pops Orchestra( Recording )

and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Jack Benny program( Visual )

2 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his monologue, Jack reveals that his producer has been using raffle tickets to get the audience to stay in their seats until the end of the program. He introduces Connie Francis, and they argue about whether it is harder to sing or to get laughs. She sings 'I was born too late, ' and an Al Jolson medley ('Swanee, ' 'Mammy, ' and 'April showers.' Don does the Alka-Seltzer commercial as an endorsement by a safe-cracker. In the sketch, Benny, Stevens, Dale White and Don Wilson play members of the Skinner family of the Ozarks. They all sing a parody of 'Sit right down and write yourself a letter.'
The Jack Benny program( Visual )

2 editions published between 1953 and 1956 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack reads a public service announcement on behalf of the IRS, and jokes about the Band's deductions. Gisele MacKenzie comes out, and she and Jack talk about funny names: Snooky Lanson, Gisele, and Jack's middle name, Tecumseh. Gisele gives him a kiss from Dorothy Collins. Then Gisele sings a comic medley about Paris. Don, his wife Lois, and his son Harlow come out to beg for one more chance for Harlow as an announcer; Harlow attempts the Lucky Strike ad, but flubs it to the point that even his mother yells at him, and breaks Jack's violin over his head. Jack and Gisele play 'Getting to know you' as a violin duet
Jack Benny & Liberace( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pianist Liberace visits the Jack Benny show. Violin maestro Jack pushes Liberace to perform, resulting in a hilarious duet, one of the funniest moments in television
The Jack Benny program( Visual )

2 editions published between 1957 and 1960 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary invites Jack to come to the annual reunion of her old May Co. co-workers. Rochester explains to a friend on the phone what happened when Jack went the year before. In flashback, Jack arrives at Mary's place to find Rocheser fixing a lot of food. When Mary arrives, she persuades Jack to come and meet the girls. After he leaves, the girls ask Mary if Jack ever proposed. In flashback, Jack takes Mary to buy a ring, but backs down after learning how much it costs
The Jack Benny program( Visual )

2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack is berating his publicity agent for not getting him dignified publicity, when the agent gets a phone call informing him that Ronald Reagan won't be able to make his scheduled appearance on the Impromptu panel discussion show. Jack insists that his agent get him on the show. Dennis arrives looking for a ruby lost from his ring; he thinks he has found it, but he has found a One-a-Day Brand Vitamin, allowing Don to do the commercial. On the show, Jack can't think of anything to say on various intellectual topics, until a question is asked about the effect on the American dollar of the fall of the British pound; Jack is still talking about money after the final credits have gone on, and the camera has been turned off
Jack Benny & Bogart( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humphrey Bogart made his first live television appearance on this Jack Benny program, which features a comedy sketch of police detective Benny grilling "baby-face' Bogart
The Jack Benny program( Visual )

2 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his monologue, Jack considers what he should give various members of his cast for Christmas. He introduces Gisele, and they talk about her recent trip to Europe. She sings a song in Italian. While Jack is backstage, Don introduces his son Harlow to Gisele, and she lets him do the commercial, which he keep interrupting in order to make advances to her. In the sketch, Jack puts a quarter in the coke machine, and gets a coke and two quarters back; the second time, the machine takes his money and gives him an empty coke bottle. Dennis appears to do a promo for his new Christmas album. Jack and Gisele do their customary violin duet. For a second piece, Gisele is to play a piano, out of which Red Skelton appears
The Jack Benny program( Visual )

2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the opening monologue, Jack shows the audience why his Stradivarius is worth $30,000. He introduces Milton Berle and they spar a bit. Don introduces Miss Carmelita Montoya, a dancer from Madrid who uses One-a-Day Brand Vitamins for castanets. The sketch is about Jonathan Goodheart (Jack), wealthy philanthropist who believes there is no such thing as a bad boy, but his newly adopted son (Berle) gives him cause to wonder
The Jack Benny program( Visual )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Don, Carol and Jack make their entrance jumping through large doorways covered with paper; Jack can't break through and Carol has to do it for him. Jack and Carol talk about her desire to become a director, and she makes some suggestions about his show. She sings 'Sweet Georgia Brown.' In the sketch, Jack, Don and Carol play riverboat card sharks out to cheat each other
 
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Alternative Names
Mahlon Merrick American actor and film actor (1900-1969)

Mahlon Merrick Amerikaans acteur (1900-1969)

Languages
English (26)