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Posted ByGerry O. on July 16, 2002 at 16:17:12:

In Reply to: Re: Jack Benny ornament posted byLaura Leff on July 16, 2002 at 11:57:19:

: : Every year Carlton Cards & Hallmark has special ornaments for christmas.They've never had a Jack Benny ornament.They aways have someone like laurel & hardy or Charlie Chaplin.This year Carlton has Abbott & costello.Could it have something to do with Jack's estate?.Well maybe next year.

: Could be, as they'd have to license the image from the estate. But if you see a picture of Charlie Chaplin, you know immediately who it is. Same thing with Laurel and Hardy, or the Three Stooges (who I believe were also on ornaments).

: The Benny characters are more subtle, and since their biggest days were on radio...NOT VERY VISUAL.

I don't know about the other Benny show characters, but I think that an ornament of Jack, dressed in a suit, wearing horn-rimmed glasses and playing the violin would be INSTANTLY recognizable....Oh well, at least it would be to US!

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