Four Robert Benchley Comedy Shorts. Robert Benchley.
Four Robert Benchley Comedy Shorts
Four Robert Benchley Comedy Shorts
Four Robert Benchley Comedy Shorts

Four Robert Benchley Comedy Shorts

MGM/WB, Paramount Short. 1941. Description: A lot of four comedy shorts starring Robert Benchley:

1) Nothing but Nerves, released January 2, 1942. Benchley copes with fraying nerves that leave him fearing his plumbers mean him no good. Black and white; sound. 16mm; approx. 10 minutes. Robert Benchley 1941 Paramount Short.

2) Why Daddy, released May 20, 1944. Joe Doakes competes—not exactly successfully—with a child on a quiz show. A Robert Benchley Comedy, written by and starring Robert Benchley. Black and white; sound. 16mm; approx. 4 minutes 30 seconds. MGM/WB.

3) Crime Control, released April 11, 1941. A police officer warns of the dangers and inconveniences everyday items can create. Starring Robert Benchley. Black and white; sound. 16mm; approx. 10 minutes. Paramount/Cohen Media.

4) No News Is Good News, released December 18, 1943. Robert Benchley answers questions sent in by people. Written by and starring Robert Benchley. Black and white; sound. 16mm; approx. 10 minutes. MGM/WB.

Condition: All films have been played only rarely and therefore show very little wear. Any instances of vinegar syndrome or color turning have been noted in the description of the individual film in question. For more detailed inquiries regarding the condition of a specific film, please contact us.

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