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Merrick, Mahlon

Overview
Works: 293 works in 310 publications in 1 language and 370 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Humor  Television comedies  Music 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Author, Composer, Arranger
Classifications: M1060.H39, 784.2189
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Mahlon Merrick
Publications by Mahlon Merrick
Publications by Mahlon Merrick, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Mahlon Merrick
 
Most widely held works by Mahlon Merrick
The lawless ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 59 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
The Gillette look sharp march by Mahlon Merrick( score )
3 editions published in 1953 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Song of youth : a symphony in B flat minor by Mahlon Merrick( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1962 in No Linguistic Content and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Seven winds : [music that stirs up a storm] by Mahlon Merrick( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 1957 in No Linguistic Content and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Christmas show ( visu )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 3 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
World famous marches by Richard Hayman( file )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The Jack Benny program ( visu )
2 editions published between 1960 and 1963 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Jack goes Christmas shopping with Rochester and drives the staff of the department store crazy
Jack Benny & Bogart ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 2 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 ( visu )
2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 2 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 & Jayne Mansfield ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 2 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 Jack Benny program ( visu )
2 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 2 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
To Look Sharp by Mahlon Merrick( score )
in No Linguistic Content and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Mahlon Merrick and orchestra by Mahlon Merrick( Sound Recording )
in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The Jack Benny program ( visu )
2 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 2 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 ( visu )
2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 2 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
Look sharp - be sharp by Boston Pops Orchestra( Sound Recording )
in No Linguistic Content and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Mahlon Merrick's orchestra by Mahlon Merrick( Sound Recording )
in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Jack Benny & Liberace ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 2 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 ( visu )
2 editions published between 1957 and 1960 in English and held by 2 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
It's a grand night for singing ;Come closer to me ( Sound Recording )
in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Mahlon Merrick American actor and film actor (1900-1969)
Mahlon Merrick Amerikaans acteur (1900-1969)
Languages
English (26)
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