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Monday, March 3, 2014

Marilyn Monroe History: Marilyn Monroe on the Jack Benny Show


Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat

There is no better way to kick off the Jack Benny program than with Marilyn Monroe highlighting her excellent comedic abilities, which includes playing the dumb blonde but doing it intentionally for entertainment. Jack Benny is living out his fantasy with a goddess sent to his cruise ship.  He believes he has Marilyn all to himself, whereas he is just having a great dream as he lies in the sun next to a very large woman instead.
Marilyn Monroe History: Marilyn Monroe on The Jack Benny Show in 1953