Buck Benny Rides Again

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Buck Benny Rides Again
Buck Benny Rides Again FilmPoster.jpeg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Mark Sandrich
Produced by Mark Sandrich and Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Written by Arthur Stinger (story), Edmund Beloin, William Morrow
Starring Jack Benny
Ellen Drew
Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson
Andy Devine
Phil Harris
Music by Victor Young
Cinematography Charles Lang
Edited by LeRoy Stone
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date
  • May 31, 1940 (1940-05-31)
Running time
82 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Buck Benny Rides Again is a 1940 Paramount Pictures feature film starring Jack Benny and Ellen Drew. The film featured regulars from Benny's radio show including Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Andy Devine, Phil Harris, and Dennis Day. It also included a debut film appearance for radio star Lillian Cornell.[1] The film was directed and produced by Mark Sandrich and produced by Joseph L. Mankiewicz. It was the third highest-grossing film of 1940.[2]


  1. ^ "A Star Is Made". Radio Varieties. 3 (11): 14–15. November 1940. Retrieved August 30, 2016. 
  2. ^ Giddins, Gary (2006). Natural Selection: Gary Giddins on Comedy, Film, Music, and Books. Oxford University Press. pp. 25–. ISBN 978-0-19-517951-4. 

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