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Benny Rubin

Benny Rubin (February 2, 1899 – July 15, 1986) was an American comedian and film actor. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Rubin made more than 200 radio, film and television appearances over a span of 50 years.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 2nd, 1899 (Boston), Died July 15th, 1986 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: speaker, author, vocalist, songwriter

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor [Trial 1927-12-06-01] 10-in. 12/6/1927 Thanksgiving, part 1 Benny Rubin Comic monologue speaker  
Victor [Trial 1927-12-06-02] 10-in. 12/6/1927 Thanksgiving, part 2 Benny Rubin Comic monologue speaker  
Victor LTR223 10-in. 9/27/1929 Feetball Benny Rubin Comic monologue author, speaker  
Brunswick LAE683 10-in. 1/3/1930 Christopher Columbus Benny Rubin Comic monologue, with incidental music author, speaker  
Brunswick LAE684 10-in. 1/3/1930 Bringing up babies Benny Rubin Comic monologue, with incidental music author, speaker  
Brunswick LAE766 10-in. 4/21/1930 The laugh song Benny Rubin Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter, vocalist  
Brunswick LAE767 10-in. 4/21/1930 Uncle Tom’s cabin Benny Rubin Comic monologue, with musical effects author, speaker  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Rubin, Benny," accessed January 15, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105022.

Rubin, Benny. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 15, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105022.

"Rubin, Benny." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 15 January 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105022

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