WorldCat Identities

Merrick, Mahlon

Overview
Works: 290 works in 304 publications in 1 language and 348 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Humor  Television comedies  Television series  Caricatures and cartoons  Parodies, imitations, etc 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Composer, Arranger
Classifications: PN1992.8.C66, 791.45
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Most widely held works by Mahlon Merrick
The lawless ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 44 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
Christmas show ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 4 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
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
It's a grand night for singing by Richard Rodgers ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1945 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Jack Benny program ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack is working on a Julius Caesar sketch, and is being pursued by an amorous female fan. Don does the State Farm commercial as an encounter with an admirer who thinks State Farm is terrific because it paid for his car accident even though he wasn't insured with them. Dennis wants to take over the show for a few weeks, so he hires a Benny impersonator to make phone calls in Benny's name, and thus make Jack think he is going crazy; Jack winds up on the mental ward of the hospital
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 1961 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Third Grade class of Beverly Hills Elementary School puts on its version of the Jack Benny program. For the commercial, a man who has just had a minor accident knocks on Jack's door, asks to use the phone, and proceeds to make a long distance call to State Farm Insurance in Michigan
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
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
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."
The George Burns & Gracie Allen Show ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Episode 1: A salesman tries to sell encyclopedias to Gracie. Later George and Harry try to teach the girls a card game to play while the men go to the fights. Episode 2: Gracie spends the women's club money which she replaces with the rent money, so she goes to the bank to get a loan to pay the rent
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
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 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.'
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
Look sharp - be sharp by Boston Pops Orchestra ( Recording )
and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Jack Benny program ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Dennis sings 'The 12th of never.' In the sketch, Jack plays Ralph Kramden in a take-off of the Honeymooners, with Meadows as Alice, and Dennis as Ed Norton
The Jack Benny program ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Jack devotes the program to answering request letters from his viewers. One viewer asks about sound effects on his radio program, so he asks Ray Erlenborn to demonstrate; he makes the sounds of horses' hooves, a parade of marching soldiers, the milking of a cow, and a fight between Jack and John Wayne. For the State Farm Car Insurance commercial, Jack invites a serviceman up from the audience, who claims State Farm insured his tank in the Battle of the Bulge. Dennis sings a country western song. Jack's sister Florence has written in asking why he never gives Dennis or Don a chance to work alone; they do a Laurel and Hardy imitation. The last request is that Jack play a piece of serious music. Unfortunately, the accompanist sent over at the last minute by the Musicians' Union completely upstages Jack with his comic antics
The Jack Benny program ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Jack's monologue is interrupted by a phone call from U.S. Treasury agents, who want to see Jack at home in an hour. Jack is so nervous, he lets Don take the rest of the show, and goes home. It turns out the agents are from Fort Knox and want to study the security systems in Jack's vault
 
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